On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1827

Weddings in History

  • Jan 4 Naturalist and entomologist Thomas Say (39) secretly weds natural science illustrator Lucy Way Sistare (26)

Joseph Smith

Jan 17 Religious leader Joseph Smith Jr (21) weds church group movement leader Emma Smith (22) in South Bainbridge, New York

George Bancroft

Mar 1 Father of U.S. History George Bancroft (26) weds first wife Sarah Dwight

Andrew Johnson

May 17 US President Andrew Johnson (18) weds Eliza McCardle (16) in Warrenton, Tennessee