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  Fillmore, Mary Abigail "Abby"
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NameMary Abigail "Abby" Fillmore
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Born March 27, 1832
DiedJuly 26, 1854 (22 years)
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Jan 25, 2008 11:11am
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InfoMary Abigail Fillmore (March 27, 1832, Buffalo, New York – July 26, 1854, East Aurora, New York) was the daughter of President Millard Fillmore and Abigail Powers, and was the White House Hostess from 1850 to 1853 due to her mother's broken ankle. Had her mother died 26 days earlier, she would have officially become First Lady.

Fillmore worked as a teacher and attended the State Normal School. She died of cholera in 1854 at the age of 22.

She was born March 27, 1832. Historians differ on the date of her death. It was July 26 or 27, 1854. Abby lived a charmed life as a child and teenager . After the death of Zachary Taylor, her vice presidential father moved into the White House where she often served as hostess, assisting her mother, Abigail. She died tragically of cholera at the tender age of 22. Abby never married.

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Father Millard Fillmore 1800-1874
Brother Millard Powers Fillmore 1828-1889
Mother Abigail Powers Fillmore 1798-1853

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