THOMAS JEFFERSON

Tomas Jefferson lost five of his six children. Four of the five children who died passed away before they reached two years old, and the fifth child after reaching adulthood due to childbirth complications.

ZACHARY TAYLOR

President Taylor had six children, and of those six, only three survived. He lost three daughters, all due to malaria. Two of them passed away at a young age, and the eldest passed away from her second battle with malaria age the age of 21.

JOHN Q. ADAMS

Adams tragically lost three of his children. He lost his son, George, due to suicide after battling drug addiction. His other two children passed away at the ages of 1 year old and 31 years old.

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Citation

trisha-phillips. “These Presidents Have All Felt the Sorrow of Losing a Child.” The Cheat Sheet, The Cheat Sheet, 27 May 2018, http://www.cheatsheet.com/culture/these-presidents-have-all-felt-the-sorrow-of-losing-a-child.html/?a=viewall.

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