Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt (1861-1884) was the first wife of Theodore Roosevelt. She met Theodore Roosevelt on October 18, 1878, at the home of her next-door neighbors. Roosevelt, aged 22, married Alice Lee, aged 19, on October 27, 1880. She gave birth to Alice, a healthy baby girl, at 8:30pm on the night of February 12, 1884. She died on the afternoon of the 14th of childbirth complications.