Presidents - Families

Number siblings, number children, marriages, height


Presidents by numbers of brothers and sisters
President   Total Brothers Sisters Half Bro Half Sis
George Washington [ 1] 9 3 2 2 2
John Adams [ 2] 2 2      
Thomas Jefferson [ 3] 8 2 6    
James Madison [ 4] 7 4 3    
James Monroe [ 5] 4 3 1    
John Quincy Adams [ 6] 3 2 1    
Andrew Jackson [ 7] 2 2      
Martin Van Buren [ 8] 7 2 2 2 1
William H. Harrison [ 9] 6 2 4    
John Tyler [10] 7 2 5    
James K. Polk [11] 9 5 4    
Zachary Taylor [12] 8 5 3    
Millard Fillmore [13] 8 5 3    
Franklin Pierce [14] 7 4 2   1
James Buchanan [15] 10 4 6    
Abraham Lincoln [16] 2 1 1    
Andrew Johnson [17] 1 1      
Ulysses S. Grant [18] 5 2 3    
Rutherford B. Hayes [19] 1   1    
James Garfield [20] 4 2 2    
Chester A. Arthur [21] 7 1 6    
Grover Cleveland [22] 8 3 5    
Benjamin Harrison [23] 11 6 3   2
William McKinley [25] 8 3 5    
Theodore Roosevelt [26] 4 2 2    
William H. Taft [27] 5 2 1 2  
Woodrow Wilson [28] 3 1 2    
Warren G. Harding [29] 7 2 5    
Calvin Coolidge [30] 1   1    
Herbert Hoover [31] 2 1 1    
Franklin D. Roosevelt [32] 1     1  
Harry S Truman [33] 2 1 1    
Dwight D. Eisenhower [34] 6 6      
John F. Kennedy [35] 8 3 5    
Lyndon B. Johnson [36] 4 1 3    
Richard M. Nixon [37] 4 4      
Gerald R. Ford [38] 6     4 2
James E. Carter [39] 3 1 2    
Ronald Reagan [40] 1 1      
George H. W. Bush [41] 4 3 1    
William F. Clinton [42] 1     1  

Presidents who had second marriage *
AgePresident
28.1Theodore Roosevelt
41.1Ronald Reagan (1)
45.8John Tyler
58.1Millard Fillmore
59.0Woodrow Wilson
62.7Benjamin Harrison
* Andrew Jackson's marriage in 1791 when he was 24 turned out to have been invalid as his intended wife, Rachel Robards, was not properly divorced, though they were both unaware of the fact. They went through a second marriage ceremony on January 17, 1794 just before he turned 28.
(1) The only President to have been divorced.
Only President Who Never Married
James Buchanan

Presidents who were married in a foreign country
John Quincy Adamsin All Hallows Parish Church, Barking, Essex, England, while he was posted there as a diplomat.
Theodore Rooseveltin London, England, (Second wife), while they visited there.
Presidents who married while President
John Tylerin New York City. (Second marriage)
Grover Clevelandin the White House. (First marriage) (Only wedding ever held in WH)
Woodrow Wilsonin Washington, D.C. at bride's home. (Second marriage)

Presidents by years married
54 George Bush * #
54 John Adams
53 Dwight D Eisenhower
53 Richard M Nixon
53 Harry S Truman
52 Jimmy Carter *
51 John Quincy Adams
50 Gerald R Ford *
48 Andrew Johnson
46 William H Harrison
46 Ronald Reagan *(second)
45 James Monroe
44 Herbert C Hoover
44 William H Taft
42 James Madison
40 Franklin D Roosevelt
40 Zachary Taylor
40 George Washington
39 Benjamin Harrison (first)
39 Lyndon B Johnson
37 Rutherford B Hayes
35 Franklin Pierce
34 Andrew Jackson
33 Theodore Roosevelt (second)
32 Warren G Harding
30 William McKinley
29 John Tyler (first)
29 Woodrow Wilson (first)
27 Calvin Coolidge
27 Millard Fillmore (first)
27 Ulysses S Grant
25 James K Polk
23 James A Garfield
23 Bill Clinton *
23 Abraham Lincoln
22 Grover Cleveland
20 Chester Arthur
20 John Tyler (second)
16 Millard Fillmore (second)
12 Martin Van Buren
10 Thomas Jefferson
10 John F Kennedy
9 Woodrow Wilson (second)
8 Ronald Reagan (first)
5 Benjamin Harrison (second)
4 Theodore Roosevelt (first)
* continuing, as at January 1999
# George Bush became longest married President January 10, 1999 beating John Adams previous best of 54 years, 3 days.
Presidents by number of children
15 John Tyler
10 William H Harrison
8 Rutherford B Hayes
7 James Garfield
6 George Bush
6 Thomas Jefferson
6 Franklin D Roosevelt
6 Theodore Roosevelt
6 Zachary Taylor
5 John Adams
5 Grover Cleveland (1)
5 Andrew Johnson
4 John Quincy Adams
4 Jimmy Carter
4 Gerald Ford
4 Ulysses S Grant
4 Abraham Lincoln
4 Ronald Reagan (and 1 by adoption)
4 Martin Van Buren
3 Chester Arthur
3 Benjamin Harrison
3 John F Kennedy
3 James Monroe
3 Franklin Pierce
3 William H Taft
3 Woodrow Wilson
2 Calvin Coolidge
2 Dwight D Eisenhower
2 Millard Fillmore
2 Herbert Hoover
2 Lyndon B Johnson
2 William McKinley
2 Richard Nixon
1 Bill Clinton
1 Harry S Truman
None James Buchanan
None Warren G Harding (2)
None Andrew Jackson (3)
None James Madison
None James K Polk
None George Washington (4)
(1) Cleveland may also have had a son by Maria Halpin before he married.
(2) Harding is said to have had a daughter, Elizabeth, by Nan Britton, one of his White House mistresses.
(3) Andrew Jackson adopted his wife's nephew in 1809.
(4) Washington raised two of his wife's children as his own.


Presidents related to another President
Father and son John Adams and son John Quincy Adams
Grandfather and grandson William H Harrison and grandson Benjamin Harrison
Second Cousins James Madison and Zachary Taylor
Fifth Cousins Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin D Roosevelt

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