Frances Cleveland

Frances Clara Cleveland Preston, Frances Folsom Cleveland
Birth Name:
Frank Clara Folsom
Birth Date:
July 21, 1864
Birth Place:
Buffalo, New York
Death Date:
October 29, 1947
Place of Death:
Baltimore, Maryland
Cause of Death:
Natural causes
Cemetery Name:
Princeton Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Historical Figure
Frances Cleveland was First Lady of the United States from 1886 to 1889 and again from 1893 to 1897 as the wife of President Grover Cleveland. Becoming First Lady at age 21, she remains the youngest wife of a sitting president.

Fun Fact

After the death of her husband, Frances Cleveland campaigned against women’s suffrage, contending that “women weren’t yet intelligent enough to vote”. In May 1913 she was elected as vice president of the “New Jersey Association Opposed to Woman’s Suffrage” and served as the president for the Princeton chapter.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Princeton Cemetery

29 Greenview Avenue

Princeton, New Jersey, 08542


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map of Princeton Cemetery in Princeton, New Jersey

Grave Location:

Section 1, Block U, Lot 15, Grave 13

Grave Location Description

As you enter the cemetery drive past the office on your right make the first turn to the left. Follow this road around and through the cemetery until you come to the locked gates exiting onto Witherspoon Street. Park and walk to the right approximately 100 feet and directly in front of the Pardee Memorial Garden you will find the final resting place of Frances Cleveland along with President Grover Cleveland and one of their daughters.

Grave Location GPS

40.35304419, -74.66072816

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