Alice (Roosevelt) Longworth
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Alice Lee (Roosevelt) Longworth (1884 - 1980)

Alice Lee Longworth formerly Roosevelt
Born in New York, United Statesmap
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Wife of — married 17 Feb 1906 in The White House, Washingtonmap
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Died at age 96 in Washington City, District Of Columbia, District of Columbia, United Statesmap
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Biography

Alice Lee Roosevelt, daughter of President Theodore Roosevelt, was born Feb. 12, 1884. , Her mother was Alice Hathaway Lee[1]

After her mother's death on Feb. 14th and her father leaving for North Dakota to get over his loss, Alice was cared for by her aunt, Theodore's sister, Anna Roosevelt, known as "Barnie", for two years, until her father remarried.[2][3]

Many gentlemen wanted to court Alice but she selected an older gentleman, Nicholas Longworth III (a member of US Congress House of Representatives 1903 - 1931 from Ohio).[4]

Alice married Feb. 17, 1906 in the White House. [5]

Alice and Nicholas had one child: Paulina Longworth (Feb. 14, 1925 - Jan. 27, 1957) who died of a drug overdose. Paulina had married Alex Sturm in Aug. 1944 ( he was born 1920 and died 1951). Paulina and Alex had one child, a daughter (only grandchild for Alice Roosevelt Longworth).[6]

On Feb. 20, 1980, she died in Washington DC of emphysema, pneumonia, and cardiac arrest. She outlived her half-siblings at the age of 96[7]

Sources

  1. "New York, New York City Births, 1846-1909," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2WMS-RX6 : 11 February 2018), Alice Lee Roosevelt, 12 Feb 1884; citing Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, reference cn 389537 New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,322,188.
  2. Biography at Theodore Roosevelt Center
  3. "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949," database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2WJV-1Y9 : 2 June 2020), Alice Roosevelt, 14 Feb 1884; citing Death, Manhattan, New York County, New York, United States, New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,373,942.
  4. "Delaware Vital Records, 1650-1974," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q284-Z6MK : 20 May 2021), Alice Rosevelt in entry for Longworth, 1906; citing Marriage, Delaware, United States, Delaware Public Archives, Dover; FHL microfilm 5,099,502.
  5. "District of Columbia Marriages, 1811-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XLQZ-VTT : 9 March 2021), N Longworth and Alice L Roosevelt, 17 Feb 1906; citing p. 227, Records Office, Washington D.C.; FHL microfilm 2,108,271.
  6. "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1949," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKMW-9Q4Q : 18 May 2016), Alice Lee Roosevelt in entry for Paulina Longworth, 14 Feb 1925; Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, reference/certificate 5231, Cook County Clerk, Cook County Courthouse, Chicago; FHL microfilm
  7. "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q537-7HF4 : 23 July 2020), Mrs Alice Roosevelt Longworth, 1980.


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Just curious, why are there no sources listed for Alice?
That is the way the profile was created, and no one has ever noticed the fact that no sources are provided. Would you like to work on sources?
posted by Robin Lee
I took care of it, thank you for noticing.....
posted by Robin Lee
Robin, it looks great! Thank you for adding all of the sources!
Please merge the two duplicates together for the US Presidents Project !
posted by Maggie N.

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