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Jane Pierce

12th First Lady of the United States

(1853-1857)


Full Name: Jane Means Appleton Pierce

Born: March 12, 1806

Birthplace: Hampton, New Hampshire

Father: Jesse Appleton (1772-1819)

Mother: Elizabeth Means Appleton (1779-1844)

Husband: Franklin Pierce (1804-1869)

Married: November 19, 1834

Religious Preference: Episcopalian

Age at Inauguration: 46

Served: March 4, 1853 - March 4, 1857

Died: December 2, 1863

Age at Death: 57

Buried: Concord, New Hampshire

First Lady at Time of Death: Mary Todd Lincoln