Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1827

Famous Weddings

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

Joseph Smith

Jan 18 American religious leader Joseph Smith Jr (21) weds future church group movement leader Emma Hale (22) in South Bainbridge, New York, until his death in 1844

George Bancroft

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

Andrew Johnson

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