Which Was The First White House Wedding?

The first documented White House wedding was between Lucy Payne, sister of First Lady Dolley Madison, and Thomas Todd. They tied the knot on March 29, 1812, most likely in the Blue Room.

The first daughter who married at the White House was Maria Hester Monroe. She wedded Samuel Lawrence Gouverneur, most likely in the Blue Room. The marriage was on March 9, 1820.

The first son to get married at the White House was John Adams II. He married the niece of the First Lady Louisa Adams, Mary Catherine Hellen in the Blue Room.

The first and only President to marry in the White House is Grover Cleveland. He married Frances Folson in 1886.

The most talked about wedding in the history of the White House is the one between Alice Lee Roosevelt and Nicholas Longworth. The wedding happened on February 17, 1906. The newlyweds had cut their cakes with a military sword.

In 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt hosted the wedding of his assistant Harry Hopkins. The wedding to Louise Gill Macy happened in the Second Floor Oval Room or the President's study.

The first wedding ceremony to happen in the exterior of the White House was the marriage between Tricia Nixon and Edward Finch Cox. The grand event took place in the Rose Garden.

Joe Biden's granddaughter Naomi Biden and her longtime boyfriend Peter Neal will tie the knot on November 19, 2022.This will be the first wedding with a sitting President's granddaughter walking down the aisle as the bride in the White House.

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