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Sara Roosevelt

Mother of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Female
Born Sep 21, 1854
Hometown Newburgh
Died Sep 7, 1941
Death Place New York City
Other Names Sara Ann Delano

Sara Ann Delano Roosevelt was the 2nd wife of James Roosevelt, Sr. (from 1880), and the mother of President of the United States Franklin Delano Roosevelt, her only child.

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CHILDHOOD

1854 Birth Born on September 21, 1854.
1862 7 Years Old In 1862, Sara, her mother Catherine, and six brothers and sisters traveled to Hong Kong on the clipper ship Surprise, where they joined Warren Delano who had resumed his business of trading in opium, then still legal. … Read More

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1928 73 Years Old Her brother Fred discovered Catherine's journal of the voyage many years later, in 1928. … Read More
1934 79 Years Old …  His mother's memory is commemorated with the Sara Delano Roosevelt Park in New York City's Lower East Side, which was dedicated during her lifetime, in 1934.
1941 87 Years Old Sara Delano Roosevelt, with the President at her side, died on September 7, 1941, 230 days after her son's third inauguration as President, exactly three months before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, two weeks before her 87th birthday, and a little less than four years before her son Franklin D. Roosevelt. "Minutes after her death, the largest oak tree at Hyde Park toppled to the ground.
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