Letitia Christian Tyler’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

November 12, 1790

Death Date

September 10, 1842

Age of Death

51 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Washington, D.C., United States


Political Wife

The political wife Letitia Christian Tyler died at the age of 51. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Wife of John Tyler who was First Lady from 1841 until her death. For most of her tenure in the White House she remained in the upstairs living quarters due to the fact ath she had suffered a paralytic stroke several years before.

She was devoted to her family and worked at the plantation they lived on.

She dated John for five years and it wasn’t until weeks before the wedding that she kissed him.

She and John had four daughters and three sons.

Julia Gardiner Tyler was John Tyler’s second wife.