US Hayes, Lucy

Lucy Ware Webb “Lemonade Lucy” Hayes
First Lady of the United States
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Born: August 28, 1831

Birthplace: Chillicothe, Ohio

Father: Dr. James Webb 1795 – 1833
(Buried: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio)​

Mother: Marietta “Maria” Cook 1801 – 1866
(Buried: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio)​

Husband: President Rutherford B. Hayes 1822 – 1893
(Buried: Rutherford B. Hayes State Memorial, Fremont, Ohio)​
Married: December 30, 1852 in Cincinnati, Ohio

Children:

Birchard Austin Hayes 1853 – 1926​
(Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Fremont, Ohio)​
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Brig. General James Webb Cook Hayes 1856 – 1934​
(Buried: Rutherford B. Hayes State Memorial, Fremont, Ohio)​
Rutherford Platt Hayes 1858 – 1927​
(Buried: Oakwood Cemetery Fremont, Ohio)​
Joseph Webb Hayes 1861 – 1863​
(Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Fremont, Ohio)​
George Crook Hayes 1864 – 1866​
(Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Fremont, Ohio)​
Frances “Fanny” Hayes Smith 1867 – 1950​
(Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Fremont, Ohio)​
Scott Russell Hayes 1871 – 1923​
(Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Fremont, Ohio)​
Manning Force Hayes 1873 – 1874​
(Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Fremont, Ohio)​

Education:

Attended Ohio Wesleyan University​
1850: Graduated from Cincinnati Wesleyan Female College​

Life:

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1852 – 1889: Wife of President Rutherford B. Hayes​
Supported the Union War Movement to end Slavery​
Visited her husband’s Army often during the Civil War​
Minister to the Union Wounded Soldiers​
1868 – 1872: First Lady of the State of Ohio​
1870: Helped Establish an Orphans home in Xenia, Ohio​
1876 – 1877: First Lady of the State of Ohio​
1876 – 1877: Lobbied Ohio for school, orphanage and Asylum funding​
1877 – 1881: First Lady of United States of America​
1877 – 1881: Active in the Temperance Movement earning nickname​
Member of Women’s Relief Corps​
President of Women’s Home Missionary Society​

Died: June 25, 1889

Place of Death: Fremont, Ohio

Cause of Death: Stroke

Age at time of Death: 57 years old

Burial Place: Rutherford B. Hayes State Memorial, Fremont, Ohio

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Yankee Brooke

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All those children, and only one girl? Wow. Also 6 out 8 surviving to adulthood seems pretty good for the era, or is it just me?
 
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