Millard Fillmore (1800-1874), 13th President of the United States of America

01Jan10

Abigail Cleveland, my 2nd cousin 9 times removed married John Adams Jr, 3rd cousin 4 times removed of President Millard Fillmore.

Millard Fillmore was the 13th president of the United States of America, serving from 1850 to 1853.

He also server as the 12th Vice President under Zachary Taylor.

He was born in a log cabin on January 7th, 1800 in Moravia, Cayuga County, New York.

 

He was the last member of the Whig Party to hold the Presidency.

As President he signed legislation to admit California as a free state, settled the borders of Texas, granted territorial status to New Mexico, and appointed Brigham Young as the first governor of the Utah Territory.

He also started the White House library.

He was my 2nd cousin 9 times removed’s husband’s 3rd cousin 4 times removed.

Jerry Milo Johnson to President Millard Fillmore

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