Ann Thompson Gerry

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Birthday
12, 1763
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 17, 1849 (85)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
12, 1763
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 17, 1849 (85)

About

Wife of American Vice President Elbridge Gerry. Her husband served under the presidential administration of James Madison.

Before Fame

The daughter of an Irish merchant, she was born in New York but educated in Dublin.

Trivia

She died at the age of eighty-five and was laid to rest in New Haven, Connecticut.

Family Life

She married Elbridge Gerry in 1786 and gave birth to ten children between the late 1780s and the early 1800s.

Associated With

She was the second Second Lady of the United States (after Abigail Adams, who held the title when her husband served as George Washington's vice president).