Dolley Madison

Dolley Payne Todd Madison

  • Born: Dolley Payne
  • American

Wife of the 4th President of the United States, James Madison. - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Organization From To
Member, expelled from the Society of Friends for marring a non-member, James Madison Quakers 1768 1794

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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Member Fork Church Doswell
Dolley Madison's childhood home Home Scotchtown Beaverdam
1768/05/20 Born Born Dolley Madison's Birthday
1790/01/07 Per her father's wishes, Dolley Payne marries John Todd at the Pine Street Meeting House, Philadelphia, PA (razed) Bride
1793/10/14 Dolley Todd loses her husband, John Todd, and her infant son, William Temple Todd, to Yellow Fever Widow 1793 Yellow Fever Epidemic
1794/09/15 Dolley Payne Todd marries James Madison Bride Harewood Charles Town Marriage of Dolley Payne and James Madison
1805/06/04 My Dearest Anne, I wrote to you from my bed, to which I have been confined for ten days with a bad knee, it has become very painful, and two doctors have applied caustic with hope of getting me well, but Heaven only knows! I feel as if I should never walk Patient Dolly Madison's Injured Knee
1805/07/31 My Dear Sister, - We are in excellent lodgings on Samson Street, (Philadelphia), and I feel like another being. Dr Physic put my knee in splints and promised me a cure in time....Ever Devoted Dolly Life Dolly Madison's Injured Knee
1805/11/18 Dolley leaves Philadelphia on a Monday Patient Dolly Madison's Injured Knee
1809/03/04 4th President of the United States: 4 March 1809 - 4 March 1817 First Lady The White House Washington, DC
1809/03/04 James Madison gives his First Inaugural Address as Presidential of the United States. First Lady The National Statuary Hall United States Capitol First Inauguration of James Madison
1809/03/04 Featuring music and dancing, James and Dolly Madison attend the first inaugural ball at Robert Long's Hotel. But which one? Mr Long ran the old Stelle's Hotel (razed) on the north side of the Capitol and one on Carroll Row (razed). First Lady First Inauguration of James Madison
1814/08/23 As British troops near, Dolley saves the 8 ft tall Stuart portrait of Washington. Bolted to the wall, she has the frame broken and the canvas rolled up. Two men from New York take it for safe-keeping. Dolley flees with the important papers. Heroine George Washington (Lansdowne) The White House Washington, DC Battle of Bladensburg
1814/08/23 Dolley Madison arrives at Bellevue (Dumbarton House) to rendezvous with her husband. She receives word that his plans have changed and that he will meet her on the other side of the Potomac. Heroine Dumbarton House Washington, DC Battle of Bladensburg
1814/09/00 The Octagon serves as the Executive Mansion for James and Dolley Madison September 1814 - October 1815 Home The Octagon Washington, DC
1824/11/11 Marquis de Lafayette stays with the Madisons "where he received the limit of hospitality" Hostest Montpelier Montpelier Station Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1825/08/00 Marquis de Lafayette returns to Montpelier where he visits with 104 year old, retired slave, Granny Milly, her daughters and granddaughters (the youngest was 70). Hostest Montpelier Montpelier Station Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1837/11/00 In order to economize, Dolley Madison moves to Lafayette Sq. James Monroe, John Q Adams, Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, James K Polk, Zachary Taylor, John C Calhoun, Henry Clay and Daniel Webster will visit her. Home Cutts-Madison House Washington, DC
1844/00/00 Dolley Madison sells Montpelier and returns to Washington, DC Home Montpelier Montpelier Station
1849/07/12 Dolley Madison dies at home, Cutts-Madison House, Washington Died Cutts-Madison House Washington, DC Funeral for Dolley Madison
1849/07/16 Funeral sevices for Dolley Madison are held at St John's Church, Lafayette Square In Memoriam St John's Church Washington, DC Funeral for Dolley Madison
1849/07/16 The remains of Dolley Madison are interred in the Public Vault at the Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC. In Memoriam Public Vault, Congressional Cemetery, DC Congressional Cemetery Funeral for Dolley Madison
1858/01/12 Dolley Madison is buried at Montpelier In Memoriam Montpelier Montpelier Station Funeral for Dolley Madison
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