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Hannah (Hoes) Van Buren

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Hannah (Hoes) Van Buren

Wife of President Martin Van Buren


Who was Hannah Van Buren?

Hannah (Hoes) Van Buren was born 08 March 1783 in Kinderhook, New York, to Johannes Dircksen Hoes and his wife Maria Quackenbush. In 1807 she married her father's first cousin Martin Van Buren. Martin would go on to become the 8th President of the United States.

Although she was the wife of President Martin Van Buren, Hannah was never an actual First Lady since she died 18 years prior to her husband becoming President. For the first 20 months of his administration there was no First Lady. However, following the marriage of their eldest son Abraham, Martin Van Buren's new daughter-in-law took up the position of hostess for the White House.

Unlike the ancestries of most Presidents and their wives, Hannah's ancestry does not go back through colonial New England but instead is mainly Dutch through New Amsterdam. Her famous kin includes President Theodore Roosevelt and his niece Eleanor Roosevelt.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Hannah (Hoes) Van Buren

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Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

4th cousin 3 times removed
via Luykas Gerritsen Wyngaart

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Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

3rd cousin 4 times removed
via Cornelis Gysbertse Van Den Bergh of Rensselaerswyck

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Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

4th cousin 3 times removed
via Claes Laurenszen Van Schaack

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Theodore Roosevelt

26th U.S. President

4th cousin 2 times removed
via Luykas Gerritsen Wyngaart

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Theodore Roosevelt

26th U.S. President

3rd cousin 3 times removed
via Cornelis Gysbertse Van Den Bergh of Rensselaerswyck

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Theodore Roosevelt

26th U.S. President

4th cousin 2 times removed
via Claes Laurenszen Van Schaack

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Martin Van Buren

8th U.S. President

1st cousin 1 time removed
via Johannes Dircksen Hoes

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Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

5th cousin 3 times removed
via Cornelis Hendrickse Van Ness

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Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

5th cousin 3 times removed
via Cornelis Hendrickse Van Ness

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Ken Burns

Documentary Filmmaker

4th cousin 5 times removed
via Goosen Gerritse Van Schaick

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Herman Melville

Author of Moby Dick

3rd cousin 2 times removed
via Pieter Quackenbush

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Herman Melville

Author of Moby Dick

3rd cousin 1 time removed
via Sybrant Van Schaick

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James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

5th cousin 6 times removed
via Cornelis Hendrickse Van Ness

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Kelsey Grammer

TV and Movie Actor

5th cousin 6 times removed
via Cornelis Hendrickse Van Ness

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Georgia O'Keeffe

American Artist

5th cousin 3 times removed
via Cornelis Hendrickse Van Ness

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