Letitia Christian Tyler (November 12, 1790 – September 10, 1842), first wife of John Tyler, was the First Lady of the United States from 1841 until her death in ...


National First Ladies' Library's biography for Letitia Tyler.


Letitia Tyler (1790-1842) was an American first lady (1841-1842) and the first wife of John Tyler, the 10th president of the United States. Two years before her.


Letitia Tyler, née Letitia Christian, (born November 12, 1790, New Kent county, Virginia, U.S.—died September 10, 1842, at the White House, Washington, D.C.),  ...


Letitia Christian Tyler, first wife of President John Tyler, served as First Lady of the United States from 1841 until her death at 51. She was the youngest First Lady ...


Letitia Tyler had been confined to an invalid's chair for two years when her husband unexpectedly became president. After taking the oath of office as vice pres...


After an upperclass education, in 1813 she married John Tyler, who was then a young Virginia lawyer. The couple would go on to have seven children.


Letitia Tyler (1790–1842), first wife of President John Tyler, was First Lady from April 4, 1841 until her death on September 10, 1842. After giving birth to eight ...


Executive summary: First wife of US President John Tyler. Letitia Christian was raised on a Virginia plantation, where her main duty was supervising the slaves.