Lucy Washington (née Payne) (1772?–1846), one of eight children
born to John Payne and Mary Coles, was the sister of Dolley Madison,
the wife of
American President James Madison. She first married Major
George Steptoe Washington, a nephew of
American President George
Washington. After his death, she married Supreme Court Justice Thomas
Todd on March 29, 1812. It was the first documented wedding ceremony
in the White House. The couple had three children: William J.,
Madisonia, and James Madison.
^ "How many wedding ceremonies have been held at the White House?".
While House History web site. The
White House Historical Association.
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