Published March 1, 2007
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||284|
item 3 Emily Donelson of Tennessee, V2 by Pauline Wilcox Burke (English) Hardcover Book - Emily Donelson of Tennessee, V2 by Pauline Wilcox Burke (English) Hardcover Book. $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first . Emily Donelson After losing his beloved wife, Rachel, Andrew Jackson asked Emily Donelson, Rachel's favorite niece, to serve as his White House hostess. Though o Emily skillfully cared for her uncle, her husband, her four children (three born at the mansion), many visiting relatives, and official guests. Emily Donelson named her first child, born in the White House, after her late aunt, the widowed President’s wife. (Tennessee State Museum) Initially, due to a period of mourning for her late aunt, there was no great entertaining in the Jackson White House but from the moment the social events began there was trouble with Peggy Eaton, wife of. Legacy. Andrew Jackson’s wife Rachel Donelson Jackson died of a heart attack in , only five days after Jackson was elected as president. Following the precedent set by the widowed President Jefferson, Jackson asked a relative to serve as hostess in the White House––his wife’s favorite niece, Emily Donelson.
Emily Donelson This oil-on-canvas portrait of Emily Tennessee Donelson was done by Ralph E. W. Earl. She was President Andrew Jackson's niece and served as First Lady and White House hostess during his presidency after the sudden death of Jackson's wife, Rachel in December , between Andrew Jackson's election and inauguration. Emily Donelson was born circa , at birth place, Tennessee, to Stokely Donelson and Phila Ann Donelson. Emily had 5 siblings: Caroline Donelson, W Donelson and 3 other siblings. Emily lived in , at address, Tennessee. Emily Tennessee Donelson (June 1, - Decem ) was the niece of President of the United States Andrew acted as an unofficial First Lady of the United States from to Emily Tennessee Donelson was born in Donelson, father’s name was John Donelson. He was the brother of Rachel Donelson Donelson . 1 photograph: black and white, gelatin silver print ; 21 x 26 cm. (8 x 10 in. format) | Photograph showing Emily Donelson, head-and-shoulder portrait, facing right.
Emily Donelson, Sarah Jackson When Andrew Jackson entered the White House in , he entered as a widower. His wife, Rachel Donelson Jackson, died shortly before he took office, and his niece, Emily Donelson, handled the hostessing . Emily Donelson was Andrew Jackson's niece, and was born on June 1, at Clover Bottom Farm in Donelson, Tennessee. She was the daughter of Rachel's brother John and Mary Donelson. At the age of seventeen, Emily married her first cousin, Major Andrew Jackson Donelson, was also served as President Jackson's private secretary. Emily Donelson has appeared in the following books: American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. More People. John C. Calhoun. Daniel Webster. Henry . EMILY DONELSON OF TENNESSEE V2 By Pauline Wilcox Burke *Excellent Condition* $ Free shipping. Donelson & Hermitage Tennessee: A Suburban History Hardback f1. $ Free shipping. Group Dynamics by Forsyth, Donelson R. Good: A book Seller Rating: % positive.