Anna Harrison was born on July 25th, 1775 near Morristown, New Jersey. Despite her dad’s disapproval, she secretly wed William Henry Harrison in 1795. The couple had ten children, five of whom died early in life. Anna became First Lady in 1841 when her husband was elected the 9th President of the United States of America, however he died of pneumonia after just one month in office. Mrs. Harrison died in 1864.