Dolley Madison's Life Alexa c.

Have you ever dreamed of being the first lady? Well then here’s the place to be.

She was born on May 20,1768 Guilford NC. She had seven siblings William Payne,Isaac Payne,Walter Payne,John,Mary Jackson,Anna Cutts and,Lucy Washington. She had two kids William Todd and John Todd.Her parents were Mary Coles Payne and John Payne J.R..She had seven siblings William Payne,Isaac Payne,Walter Payne,John,Mary Jackson,Anna Cutts and,Lucy Washington.She married John Todd a quaker Lawyer in Philadelphia .

They quickly had two sons John Payne +William Todd.After Mary Payne left Philadelphia in 1793,Dolley’s sister moved in in with them to help with the children.In August 1790 Dolley Payne a Yellow Fever epidemic broke out in Philadelphia. They ended up killing 50,119 people including her 3 month old boy William Todd and her 29 year old husband also including his parents-both on October 24, 1793. Although the burning of Washington D.C.Transpired long after George Washington’s death.The first president played a very important role. Dolley Madison chose to rescue his portrait from the White House before it went to flames.August 24,2014 marks the 200th anniversary of the burning of Dolley Madison heroic effort to save the celebrated painting.She had two husbands James Madison John Todd.she died July 12,1849.

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