Elizabeth Monroe cause of death

Elizabeth Monroe’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) June 30, 1768

Death Date September 23, 1830

Age of Death 62 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession First Lady

The first lady Elizabeth Monroe died at the age of 62. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Wife of the fifth President of the United States, James Monroe, and served as the First Lady of the United States from 1817 to 1825. She became friends with Napoleon Bonaparte’s family when her husband was the United States Minister to France.

She assisted in the release of Madame LaFayette, wife of Marquis de LaFayette, after hearing of her pending execution.

Although she was respected, many did not like her as much as previous First Lady Dolley Madison.

Personal Life

Born to Lawrence Kortright and Hannah Aspinwall, she married James Monroe in February 1786 while she was 17 and he was 27. The couple had three children together: Eliza, Maria, and James.

Louisa Adams, wife of John Quincy Adams, served as First Lady after her.

How did Elizabeth Monroe die?

Sickly and suffering several long illnesses (including severe burns from a collapse near a fireplace a year after leaving the White House), Elizabeth died at Oak Hill on September 23, 1830, aged 62, her husband following her less than a year later, aged 73.