Hannah Van Buren (1783-1819) was the wife of Martin Van Buren, the eighth president of the United States. Hannah Van Buren died 18 years before her husband Martin was elected president and never served as first lady. Instead, that social role was played by Van Buren's daughter-in-law, Angelica Singleton, who had been introduced to Hannah's son Abraham by former First Lady Dolley Madison.
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On this day in 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signs the Homestead Act, which opens government-owned land to small family farmers ("homesteaders"). The…
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