James Buchanan's fiancée dies

Ann Coleman, James Buchanan's fiancée until a few days before, dies in Philadelphia. He had began courting her in 1818 and a year later, in July, 1819, they had been betrothed. However, she broke off this engagement in early December and then died less than a week later on December 9, 1819. Buchanan will remain single for the rest of his life. (By Joanne Williams)
Source Citation
Dickinson College Archives and Special Collections, “Timeline,” James Buchanan Resource Center, 2004, http://deila.dickinson.edu/buchanan/timeline/1791_1809.htm
Date Certainty
Exact
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Personal
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