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Abigail Fillmore
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First Lady
    (March 13, 1798-March 30, 1853)
    Birth name is Abigail Powers
    First Lady (July 9, 1850-March 4, 1853)
    Wife of President Millard Filmore (February 5, 1826)
    Died of pneumonia at 55
    She opposed the Fugitive Slave Act.
    Her father was a Baptist minister.
    She was two years older than her husband President Millard Filmore. They were engaged for seven years.
    She wore her hair in ringlets.
    She hired a personal hairdresser.
    American citizens were upset that she was gifted a $3,000 carriage with two horses.
    At the age of 44, she tripped on a sidewalk twisting her ankle, causing chronic pain for the rest of her life (1842).
    Her dad died when she was two.
    She became a teacher at sixteen.
    She quit teaching to become a mommy.
    She was a voracious reader. She owned over 4,000 books.
    She was the first First Lady to work outside of the White House.
    She played piano.
    She brought a harp and piano to the White House, starting a music room.
    As first lady, she hosted Stephen Foster, Jenny Lind the 'Swedish Nightingale,' Washington Irving, Charles Dickens and William Thackeray.
    She was shocked that the White House contained no books (not even a bible).
    She founded, with a $2,000 grant from congress, the White House Library.
    She started the first public library in Sempronius.
    She often boasted of her friends, helping them get recognition and jobs.
    For 2020, as of last week, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 11 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 12 Votes: 83.33% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 4 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 14 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 14 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 11 Votes: 36.36% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 29 Votes: 48.28% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 46 Votes: 39.13% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 28 Votes: 53.57% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 64 Votes: 46.88% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 107 Votes: 44.86% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 46 Votes: 34.78% Annoying
 
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