James Roosevelt, Sr.

James Roosevelt, Sr.

Born Jul 16, 1828

James Roosevelt, Sr. was a businessman and father of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States. He was born in Hyde Park, New York to Isaac Roosevelt (1790–1863) and his wife Mary Rebecca Aspinwall (1809–1886). Roosevelt's father Isaac Roosevelt was a fourth-generation descendant of Nicholas Roosevelt (1658–1742), who was also a sixth-generation ancestor of Theodore Roosevelt.… Read More

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1828 Birth Born on July 16, 1828.


1847 18 Years Old James Roosevelt graduated from Union College (NY) in 1847. … Read More


1853 24 Years Old In 1853, he married his first-cousin-once-removed Rebecca Howland (b.1831). … Read More


1880 51 Years Old Four years later, at a party celebrating graduation of his cousin Theodore Roosevelt from Harvard University, he met Sara Delano; they were married on October 7, 1880 and became parents of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. … Read More


1900 72 Years Old Died on December 8, 1900.