Person:Nancy Langhorne (2)

Nancy Witcher Langhorne
m. 20 Dec 1864
  1. Elizabeth Dabney Langhorne1867 - 1914
  2. Elisha Keene Langhorne1868 - 1916
  3. John Langhorne1870 - 1870
  4. Mary Langhorne1871 - 1871
  5. Chiswell Langhorne1872 - 1872
  6. Irene Langhorne1873 - 1956
  7. Harry Scarisbrook Langhorne1874 - 1907
  8. Nancy Witcher Langhorne1879 - 1964
  9. Phyllis Langhorne1881 - 1937
  10. William Henry Langhorne1882 - 1938
  11. Nora Langhorne1888 -
m. 27 Oct 1897
  1. Robert Gould Shaw, III1898 - 1970
Facts and Events
Name[2] Nancy Witcher Langhorne
Gender Female
Birth[1][2] 19 May 1879 Danville, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States
Marriage 27 Oct 1897 "Mirador," Greenwood, Albemarle County, Virginia(his 1st wife; her 1st husband)
to Robert Gould Shaw
Divorce 3 Feb 1903 from Robert Gould Shaw
Marriage 19 Apr 1906 London, England(her 2nd husband)
to William Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor
Alt Marriage 3 May 1906 to William Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor
Death[1] 2 May 1964 Lincolnshire, EnglandGrimsthorpe Castle
Burial[3] Cliveden Chapel, Taplow, Buckinghamshire, England


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Nancy Witcher Langhorne, Viscountess Astor, CH (19 May 18792 May 1964) was the first woman to sit as a member of parliament (MP) in the British House of Commons. She was the wife of Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2. 2.0 2.1 MacColl, Gail, and Carol McD. Wallace. To Marry an English Lord. (New York: Workman Publishing, 1989).

    When her husband, who had a promising career in the House of Commons before the War, inherited his title and moved to the House of Lords, she ran in his place and won -- the first woman elected to Parliament.

  3. Lady Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, in Find A Grave.
  4.   Nancy Witcher Langhorne, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.