Martha Bulloch Roosevelt (July 8, 1835 – February 14, 1884) was the mother of US President Theodore Roosevelt and the paternal grandmother of Eleanor Roosevelt. She married Theodore Roosevelt, Sr., and had four children. She was a descendant of Archibald Bulloch. A true southern belle, she was affectionately known as Mittie, and is thought to have been one of the inspirations for Scarlett O'Hara.

Martha Bulloch Roosevelt (July 8, 1835 – February 14, 1884) was the mother of US President Theodore Roosevelt and the paternal grandmother of Eleanor Roosevelt. She married Theodore Roosevelt, Sr., and had four children. She was a descendant of Archibald Bulloch. A true southern belle, she was affectionately known as Mittie, and is thought to have been one of the inspirations for Scarlett O'Hara.

Edith Roosevelt - 2nd wife of Theodore Roosevelt.  Married in 1896,at 25. She was the ultimate First Lady, as she guarded her family's privacy, while acting as a gentle, high-bred hostess, never critical and always tolerant in the little insincerities of political life.  She gave birth to 5 children & was stepmother to Alice, in which there was a love-hate relationship. She died at 87 - 29 years after her husband in Oyster Bay, NY.

Edith Roosevelt - 2nd wife of Theodore Roosevelt. Married in 1896,at 25. She was the ultimate First Lady, as she guarded her family's privacy, while acting as a gentle, high-bred hostess, never critical and always tolerant in the little insincerities of political life. She gave birth to 5 children & was stepmother to Alice, in which there was a love-hate relationship. She died at 87 - 29 years after her husband in Oyster Bay, NY.

Theodore Roosevelt and his son Kermit on the porch of the Roosevelt Home, Sagamore Hill in 1910.

Theodore Roosevelt and his son Kermit on the porch of the Roosevelt Home, Sagamore Hill in 1910.

Theodore Roosevelt in his Rough Riders uniform with his signature blue polka-dotted scarf (colored by zuzahin)

Theodore Roosevelt in his Rough Riders uniform with his signature blue polka-dotted scarf (colored by zuzahin)

Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, wife of President Theodore Roosevelt

First Ladies Picture Gallery

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