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Did you know that when John Adams took the oath of office, none of his family were present, not even his beloved Abigail?
The nation at that time consisted of sixteen states.
That was news to me. You are a wealth of information, dear Sandra.Happy birthday Sonya.
Right back at ya, dear Elizabeth.
I didn't know Sandra. Birthday greeting to Sonya.Have a good day,Yvonne.
Your 'across the water' factoid, Yvonne:)Have a great one.
I didn't know this either, happy birthday to Sonja, have ag reat day, hugs, Valerie
Your Adam's factoid:)Hope your day was great and your evening pleasant.Hugs received and returned.
Happy birthday Sonya. How lonely to take such an important position with none of your family there to cheer you on...
That's for sure, EC. I imagine he thought so too.
Happy Birthday Sonya! I can imagine that was quite a lonely time and wonder what happened. Thanks for the tidbits Super Sandra! Hugs, RO
Agreed. I'm sure it was lonely.You're most welcome.Hugs received and returned.
And they realized because of the distance and time to travel, it would take days to count votes. Happy Birthday, Sonya! 🎂💐
That must be our current problem. Heh.
OMG.Happy birthday to Sonya.
Interesting fact and HBD to Sonya!
Glad you liked it, Christine.
Thanks for the birthday wishes! 🙂❤️
Hope it was as special as you:)
Interesting factoid. Hmm...
I didn’t know that
Your factoid for the day. Now I'm heading over to your place to get mine:)
and waddya bet all 16 states accepted the election for what it was .... and on the day voting was officially over !!! ;) ☺☺♥♥
And YOU have a great weekend:)
I didn't know that!All the best Jan
Your 'across the water' factoid.
Now I do!
Guess a one man show
I thought I wrote here...happy belated birthday to Sonya! I wonder why no one was there?? I will try to find out.
Great. Let us know:)
I couldn't find anything except that his wife was ill and this...John Quincy Adams Adams earned the dubious distinction as the first president elected who had won neither the popular vote nor the vote in the Electoral College. Andrew Jackson got more votes in both cases. Adams prevailed when the House of Representatives settled the election....Scary
Happy Birthday Sonya! That is really interesting! Big Hugs!