Jane Means Appleton Pierce, wife of Franklin Pierce, president. Origially from Maine, Jane lost 3 sons at early ages from which she never recovered. She did her best to serve as First Lady however she was not pleased her husband was in politics.
Franklin Pierce (November 1804 – October was the President of the United States and is the only President from New Hampshire. Pierce was a Democrat and a "doughface" (a Northerner with Southern sympathies)
Franklin Pierce (aka "Handsome Frank") born on November in Hillsboro, New Hampshire, Franklin Pierce was elected to the United States Senate in served as a brigadier general in the Mexican War and became the the U.
First Lady Jane Pierce, wife of President Franklin Pierce, is shown here with her last surviving son, Benjamin Pierce. The child died in 1853 in a train crash, two months before his father was sworn into office as President.
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Jane Pierce: Wife of President Franklin Pierce and the daughter of a reverend, the First Lady was remembered as a petite, frail and melancholy figure. The Pierces had three children, all of whom died young
Franklin Pierce, the President of the US & his family occupied this century Greek Revival home from Now known as the Pierce Manse, it was originally located on Montgomery Street in downtown Concord, New Hampshire.