James A. Garfield

Early Life and Family

Did Garfield marry?

The twenty-six-year-old Garfield married Lucretia “Crete” Rudolph, also twenty-six, on November 11, 1858, in Hiram, Ohio. She was a schoolteacher who taught in Cleveland and Bayou, Ohio.


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