Louisa Adams

Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams ( born February 12, 1775 in London, England; † May 15, 1852 in Washington, DC) was the wife of U.S. President John Quincy Adams and the First Lady of the United States from March 4, 1825 to 3rd März, 1829.

She was born as the daughter of an Englishwoman Catherine Nuth and the US-American Joshua Johnson, whose older brother Thomas in 1777 the first elected governor of Maryland was. Louisa Johnson is the only U.S. First Lady, who was not born in the United States. She is the daughter of the second President John Adams.

Louisa Johnson and John Quincy Adams met for the first time 1794 in London. Three years later they were married in the Anglican Church in London All Hallows -by-the - Tower. Louisa Adams entered the United States for the first time in 1801, along with her husband and three- month-old son together. 1803, the second son was born. 1806, the third son was born, but died a few days after birth.