Birth of a future First Lady

June 30, 1768

Birth of a future First Lady

Elizabeth Kortright, a future First Lady, was born on June 30, 1768, in New York City, NY. Her father, Lawrence Kortright was a Loyalist officer in the American Revolution. After the Revolution, Elizabeth married James Monroe who would later become the fifth President of the United States.

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