Webb,  First Lady of the United States Lucy Ware

Webb, First Lady of the United States Lucy Ware

Female 1831 - 1889  (57 years)

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  • Name Webb, Lucy Ware  [1
    Title First Lady of the United States 
    Born 28 Aug 1831  Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Find A Grave Memorial 5196 
    Residence 1880  Washington, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 25 Jun 1889  Fremont, Sandusky, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Fremont, Sandusky, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Rutherford B Hayes State Memorial
    Person ID I33836  Sullivan Burgess Family Tree | Ancestors of President Hayes
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2017 

    Family Hayes, Rutherford Birchard,   b. 04 Oct 1822, Delaware, Delaware, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1893, Fremont, Sandusky, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1852  Cincinnati, Clermont, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Hayes, Sardis Birchard Austin,   b. 11 Apr 1853, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1926, Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
     2. Hayes, James Webb Cook,   b. 20 Mar 1856, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1934, Marion, Marion, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
     3. Hayes, Rutherford Platt,   b. 24 Jun 1858, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1927, Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [natural]
     4. Hayes, Joseph Thompson,   b. 1861, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1863, Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [natural]
     5. Hayes, George Crook,   b. 29 Sep 1864, Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1866, Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)  [natural]
     6. Hayes, Frances R,   b. 02 Sep 1867, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1950, Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     7. Hayes, Fanny R.,   b. Abt 1868, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Hayes, Scott Russell,   b. 08 Feb 1871, Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 May 1923, Croton-on-Hudson, Westchester, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)  [natural]
     9. Hayes, Manning Force,   b. 08 Jan 1873, Fremont, Sandusky, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1874, Fremont, Sandusky, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F11521  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Aug 1831 - Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Oct 1852 - Cincinnati, Clermont, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Washington, District of Columbia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Jun 1889 - Fremont, Sandusky, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fremont, Sandusky, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Hayes, Rutherford Birchard  and Webb, Lucy Ware on their Wedding Day
    Hayes, Rutherford Birchard and Webb, Lucy Ware on their Wedding Day
    Webb, Lucy Ware
    Webb, Lucy Ware
    Webb, Lucy Ware
    Webb, Lucy Ware
    Whitehouse, Lucy Hayes
    Whitehouse, Lucy Hayes

    Headstones
    Hayes, Rutherford Birchard and Webb, Lucy Ware Grave Stone
    Hayes, Rutherford Birchard and Webb, Lucy Ware Grave Stone

  • Notes 
    • Presidential First Lady. She was born in Chillicothe, Ohio and with the death of her father at age two, her mother moved the family to Delaware, Ohio. Lucy Web enrolled at Ohio Wesleyan and then transferred to Wesleyan Female College outside of Cincinnati graduating with honors and a college degree. Lucy first met the future President Rutherford B. Hayes when she was fourteen. Her mother became a matchmaker constantly bring them together. They engaged in a courtship during her schooling in Cincinnati, became engaged and were married in her mother's parlor. After the Civil War started, Rutherford became the commander of the 23rd Ohio Regiment. Lucy stayed with her husband while encamped with the Regiment earning her the nickname, "Mother of the Regiment." Hayes became the Ohio Governor. They inherited the Fremont, Ohio mansion "Spiegel Grove" and made it their home. In a close election, Rutherford B. Hayes became the chief executive of the land. Lucy was a member of the National Women's Temperance League and had alcohol banned from the White House earning her another nickname, "Lemonade Lucy." Other changes: cancellation of the inaugural ball, a no smoking policy and White House worship services twice a week. In honor of their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary, Lucy and Rutherford renewed their vows at a White House ceremony with their eight children in attendance. The press referred to her as "First Lady" a title now associated with each wife of a president while in office. Upon the ending of their Presidential term, they returned to Fremont and enjoyed eight years together. Lucy Hayes remained in the background working with the Methodist Missionary Society and made speeches on their behalf. Two years before the death of her husband, she was stricken by a stroke which took her life at the age of fifty Seven. She was interred in the Fremont City Cemetery as was her husband. Many years later they were transferred to the grounds of "Spiegel Grove" which today is the library of President Rutherford Hayes and a popular tourist destination

  • Sources 
    1. [S167] FindAGrave, (Name: www.findagrave.com;).
      Record for Rutherford Birchard Hayes