Monday, 29 July 2019

886) Abigail Fillmore

Abigail Fillmore (née Powers; 1798 – 1853). Wife of Millard Fillmore, was the First Lady of the United States from 1850 to 1853 and the Second Lady of the United States from 1849 to 1850.

- "He attended one-room schools, and fell in love with the red-headed teacher, Abigail Powers, who later became his wife." https://www.whitehousehistory.org/bios/millard-fillmore

- "Five feet, six inches tall, light auburn hair, blue eyes."  http://www.firstladies.org/biographies/firstladies.aspx…

- "... tall, spare and graceful with auburn hair, light blue eyes..."  https://books.google.it/books…

- "He fell in love with his red-headed schoolteacher Abigail Powers, whom he later married."  https://nypost.com/…/22/millard-fillmore-the-13th-president/

 - "The pretty, red-haired Abigail was impressed by the young man's determination..."  https://books.google.it/books…



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