POTUS Genealogy – Family History of U.S. Presidents

We begin with this summary of each President, First Lady, and Vice President. We plan to expand each of these into separate areas for researchers to share and exchange information. The links behind each President and First Lady goes to the official White House page. The Vice President links go to the Info Please web site.

President First Lady Vice President
1. George Washington
Born: 22 February 1732
Died: 14 December 1799
Birthplace: Westmoreland Co, Virginia
President of the United States, 1789-1797
Martha Dandridge Custis Washington John Adams
2. John Adams
Born: 30 October 1735
Died: 4 July 1826
Birthplace: Braintree, Massachusetts
President of the United States, 1797-1801
Abigail Smith Adams Thomas Jefferson
3. Thomas Jefferson
Born: 13 April 1743
Died: 4 July 1826
Birthplace: Albemarle Co, Virginia
President of the United States, 1801-1809
Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson (1) Aaron Burr
(2) George Clinton
4. James Madison
Born: 16 March 1751
Died: 28 June 1836
Birthplace: Port Conway, Virginia
President of the United States, 1809-1816
Dolley Payne Todd Madison. Elbridge Gerry
5. James Monroe
Born: 28 April 1758
Died: 4 July 1831
Birthplace: Westmoreland County, Virginia
President of the United States, 1816-1824
Elizabeth Kortright Monroe Daniel D. Tompkins
6. John Quincy Adams
Born: 11 July 1767
Died: 23 February 1848
Birthplace: Braintree, Mass.
President of the United States, 1824-18**
Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams John C. Calhoun
7. Andrew Jackson
Born: 15 March 1767
Died: 8 June 1845
Birthplace: Waxhaw, South Carolina
President of the United States, 18**-1836
Rachel Donelson Jackson (1) John C. Calhoun
(2) Martin Van Buren
8. Martin Van Buren
Born: 5 December 1782
Died: 24 July 1862
Birthplace: Kinderhook, New York
President of the United States, 1836-1840
Hannah Hoes Van Buren Richard Mentor Johnson
9. William Henry Harrison
Born: 9 February 1773
Died: 4 April 1841
Birthplace: Charles City County, Virginia
President of the United States, 1840-18**
Anna Tuthill Symmes Harrison John Tyler
10. John Tyler
Born: 29 March 1790
Died: 18 January 1862
Birthplace: Charles City County, Virginia
President of the United States, 184*
Julia Gardiner Tyler (vacant)
11. James Knox Polk
Born: 2 November 1795
Died: 15 June 1849
Birthplace: Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
President of the United States, 184*
Sarah Childress Polk m.1824 George M. Dallas
12. Zachary Taylor
Born: 24 November 1784
Died: 9 July 1850
Birthplace: Orange County, Virginia
President of the United States, 184*
Margaret Mackall Smith Taylor Millard Fillmore
13. Millard Fillmore Abigail Powers Fillmore (vacant)
14. Franklin Pierce Jane Means Appleton Pierce William R. King
15. James Buchanan James Buchanan was unmarried. His niece served as First Lady, Harriet Lane. John C. Breckinridge
16. Abraham Lincoln Mary Todd Lincoln (1) Hannibal Hamlin
(2) Andrew Johnson
17. Andrew Johnson Eliza McCardle Johnson (vacant)
18. Ulysses S. Grant Julia Dent Grant (1) Schuyler Colfax
(2) Henry Wilson
19. Rutherford B. Hayes Lucy Ware Webb Hayes William A. Wheeler
20. James Garfield Lucretia Rudolph Garfield Chester A. Arthur
21. Chester A. Arthur Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur (vacant)
22. Grover Cleveland Frances Folsom Cleveland Thomas A. Hendricks
23. Benjamin Harrison Caroline Lavinia Scott Harrison Levi P. Morton
24. Grover Cleveland Frances Folsom Cleveland. Adlai E. Stevenson I
25. William McKinley Ida Saxton McKinley (1) Garret A. Hobart
(2) Theodore Roosevelt
26. Theodore Roosevelt Edith Kermit Cardow Roosevelt. Charles W. Fairbanks
27. William Howard Taft Helen Herron Taft James S. Sherman
28. Woodrow Wilson (1) Ellen Axson Wilson (2) Edith Bolling Galt Wilson Thomas R. Marshall
29. Warren G. Harding Florence Kling Harding. Calvin Coolidge
30. Calvin Coolidge Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge Charles G. Dawes
31. Herbert Hoover Lou Henry Hoover Charles Curtis
32. Franklin D. Roosevelt Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (1) John N. Garner
(2) Henry A. Wallace
(3) Harry S. Truman
33. Harry S. Truman Elizabeth Virginia Wallace Truman Alben W. Barkley
34. Dwight D. Eisenhower Mamie Geneva Doud Eisenhower Richard M. Nixon
35. John F. Kennedy Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Lyndon B. Johnson
36. Lyndon B. Johnson Claudia Taylor (Lady Bird) Johnson Hubert H. Humphrey
37. Richard M. Nixon Patricia Ryan Nixon (1) Spiro T. Agnew
(2) Gerald R. Ford
38. Gerald R. Ford Elizabeth Bloomer Ford Nelson A. Rockefeller
39. James Carter Rosalynn Smith Carter Walter F. Mondale
40. Ronald Reagan Nancy Davis Reagan George H. W. Bush
41. George H. W. Bush Barbara Pierce Bush James Danforth (Dan) Quayle
42. William J. Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Albert (Al) A. Gore
43. George W. Bush Laura Welch Bush Richard (Dick) Cheney
44. Barack H. Obama Michelle Robinson Obama Joseph (Joe) R. Biden

 

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