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Roosevelt, Sara Delano (1854–1941)

Mother of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Born Sara Delano in September 21, 1854; died at her home in Hyde Park, New York, following an acute circulatory collapse, on September 7, 1941; seventh of eleven children of Catherine Lyman Delano (daughter of a prominent Massachusetts family of jurists and financiers) and Warren Delano (business associate of James Roosevelt); married James Roosevelt of Hyde Park (known as Squire James), in October 1880; children: one son, Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882–1945), president of the United States (1932–1945). James Roosevelt was first married to Rebecca Howland Roosevelt who died in 1876; they had a son, James Roosevelt (Rosy) Roosevelt.

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