On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1749

Weddings in History

Samuel Hood

Aug 25 British admiral Samuel Hood (24) weds Susannah Linzee in Portsmouth, England

Samuel Adams

Oct 17 US revolutionary Samuel Adams (27) weds Elizabeth Checkley

Roger Sherman

Nov 17 Founding Father of the United States Roger Sherman (28) weds first wife Elizabeth Hartwell in Massachusetts