Person:Harriet Lane (2)

Watchers
     
First Lady Harriet Rebecca Lane
d.3 Jul 1903
  1. James Buchanan Lane1814 - 1863
  2. Thomas Newton Lane1817 - 1835
  3. Joseph Stark Lane1820 - 1822
  4. Elliott Eskridge Lane1823 - 1857
  5. Mary Elizabeth Speer Lane1826 - 1855
  6. First Lady Harriet Rebecca Lane1830 - 1903
  7. William Edward Lane1833 - 1834
  1. James Buchanan Johnston1866 - 1881
  2. Henry Eliot Johnston1869 - 1882
Facts and Events
Name First Lady Harriet Rebecca Lane
Gender Female
Birth[1] 9 May 1830 Franklin County, Pennsylvania
Death[1] 3 Jul 1903
Burial? Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United StatesGreenmount Cemetery

Harriet Lane was the daughter of President Buchanan's sister, and after the death of her parents, she and her sister went to live with him. He introduced her to fashionable circles, and she served as his First Lady. She married only after the Civil War, to a Maryland banker. Both her husband and her children died young, and she lived out her life in Washington D.C. as an active and wealth participant in the social scene.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Harriet Lane.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Harriet Lane, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).


First Ladies of the United States
Martha Dandridge Washington · Abigail Smith Adams · Martha Jefferson Randolph · Dolley Payne Madison · Elizabeth Kortright Monroe · Louisa Johnson Adams · Emily Donelson · Sarah Yorke Jackson · Angelica Singleton Van Buren · Anna Symes Harrison · Jane Irwin Harrison · Letitia Christian Tyler · Priscilla Cooper Tyler · Julia Gardiner Tyler · Sarah Childress Polk · Margaret Smith Taylor · Abigail Powers Fillmore · Jane Appleton Pierce · Harriet Lane Johnston · Mary Todd Lincoln · Eliza McCardle Johnson · Julia Dent Grant · Lucy Webb Hayes · Lucretia Randolph Garfield · Mary Arthur McElroy · Rose Cleveland · Frances Folsom Cleveland · Caroline Scott Harrison · Mary Harrison McKee · Frances Folsom Cleveland · Ida Saxton McKinley · Edith Carow Roosevelt · Helen Herron Taft · Ellen Axson Wilson · Edith Bolling Galt Wilson · Florence Kling Harding · Grace Goodhue Coolidge · Lou Henry Hoover · Eleanor Roosevelt · Bess Wallace Truman · Mamie Doud Eisenhower · Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy · Lady Bird Taylor Johnson · Pat Ryan Nixon · Betty Bloomer Warren Ford · Rosalynn Smith Carter · Nancy Davis Reagan · Barbara Pierce Bush · Hillary Rodham Clinton · Laura Welch Bush · Michelle Robinson Obama