Name: Sadie MEISINGER
Given Name: Sadie
_AKA: "Dutch Sadie"
Birth: ABT 1880
Reference Number: N6753111wf
Occupation: dance hall worker New York City
Note: known as "Dutch Sadie" at the Haymarket Dance Hall, New York City
Change Date: 27 Jan 2013 at 17:19:09|
James R. ROOSEVELT Jr b: 20 Aug 1879 in , , NY
14 Jun 1900
in New York, New York, NY 1 2
- Note: Marriage presumably either annulled or forgotten. See Sources.
- Title: New York Times, 16 Oct 1900, p.1
Text: "BOY MILLIONAIRE WEDS.
James R. Roosevelt, Jr.'s, Step Without His Father's Consent. Ceremony Was "Performed by an Alderman at the City Hall -- Taken Home by His Parent...."
- Title: "The Roosevelt Dynasty"
Extracted from an article written by Stephen Hess in "America's Political Dynasties", Doubleday & Company, Inc., NY, 1966
Text: "....He took as his bride one Sadie Meisinger, known as "Dutch Sadie" at the Haymarket Dance Hall, New York City's most notorious house of assignationn. The couple left for Florida under assumed names, but later the unhappy and chastened young man returned to New York and devoted his energies to the Salvation Army."
See Allen Churchill, TheRoosevelts: American Aristocrats (New York: Harper & Row, 1965), page 230.