Timeline (page 3 of 8)

The First Ladies at the Smithsonian

Timeline (page 3 of 8)

Sarah Childress Polk

First Lady 1845–1849

Betty Taylor Bliss

First Lady 1849–1850
Daughter of Zachary Taylor

Abigail Powers Fillmore

First Lady 1850–1853

Jane Appleton Pierce

First Lady 1853–1857

Harriet Lane

First Lady 1857–1861
Niece of James Buchanan

Mary Todd Lincoln

First Lady 1861–1865