Mary Arthur

Mary Arthur (1841 - 1917)

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Mary "Molly" Arthur
Born in Greenwich, New York, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Albany, Albany, New Yorkmap
[children unknown]
Died in Albany, New Yorkmap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Jan 2011
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Categories: Siblings of US Presidents | First Ladies of the United States.


She was the sister of President Arthur who filled in the position as " First Lady " after his wife died suddenly.

Married John McElroy in 1851 and they had four children. They lived in Albany, New York. They has two sons, two daughters;

May McElroy [Jackson] (1862-?)
William A. McElroy (1864-1892)
Jessie McElroy ( 7th June 1867-?)(7th June 1869)[1]
Charles Edward McElroy (1876 -?)(Dec 1873)[1]

By 1900 , one of the children was deceased[1]. Charles Edward McElroy married Harriet P. _________ and by 1930 , he was still living in Albany, working as a banker with a 21 years old son named John Elroy.



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Source Citation Year: 1900; Census Place: Albany Ward 14, Albany, New York; Roll: 1005; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0049; FHL microfilm: 1241005,

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Mary Arthur McElroy , First Lady ( (1881–1885)
Mary Arthur McElroy , First Lady ( (1881–1885)

Mary Arthur McElroy , First Lady ( (1881–1885)
Mary Arthur McElroy , First Lady ( (1881–1885)

William Arthur, Baptist Minister, Hoosick, New York
William Arthur, Baptist Minister, Hoosick, New York

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