Nathaniel Fillmore

Nathaniel Fillmore
Born Nathaniel Fillmore, Jr.
(1771-04-19)April 19, 1771
Bennington, Vermont
Died March 28, 1863(1863-03-28) (aged 91)
Aurora, New York
Occupation Farmer
Spouse(s) Phoebe Millard
Children Millard Fillmore, 8 others

Nathaniel Fillmore, Jr. (April 19, 1771 – March 28, 1863) was an American farmer, and the father of US President Millard Fillmore. He was born on April 19, 1771 in Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont, to Nathaniel Fillmore, Sr., and Hepzibah Wood. He married Phoebe Millard c. 1796/1797 in Bennington. After Phoebe died in 1831 he remarried to Eunice Love in 1834. He died in 1863. He had nine children:

  • Olive (1797-1883)
  • Millard (1800-1874)
  • Cyrus (1801-1889)
  • Almon (1806-1830)
  • Calvin (1810-1879)
  • Julia (1812-1891)
  • Darius (1814-1837)
  • Charles (1817-1854)
  • Phoebe (1819-1843)

He was the first of only four fathers (the other three being Dr. George Tryon Harding, Sr., Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., and George H. W. Bush) to live through the entire presidency of a son.[1]


External links

  • DGM Website
  • The fathers of American presidents: from Augustine Washington to William Blythe and Roger Clinton
  • First Fathers: The Men Who Inspired Our Presidents
  • The Raising of a President: The Mothers and Fathers of Our Nation's Leaders
  • [1] His children's date's

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