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Julia Gardiner Tyler, born Julia Gardiner (May 4, 1820-July 10, 1889) was the second wife of U.S. President John Tyler.

"After the Tylers retired to their home at Sherwood Forest in Charles City County, Virginia, she bore him seven more children. (Tyler also had eight children with his first wife, Letitia Tyler). Julia Tyler acted as mistress of the plantation until the Civil War. Living out her last years comfortably in Richmond, Virginia, Julia died there on July 10, 1889, several weeks before her 69th birthday. She was buried there at her husband's side in Richmond's Hollywood Cemetery."1

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