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Susan Kean wrote to John Kean, her husband, address not included. Susan's sister, Elizabeth Otto died in childbirth. Susan was also pregnant and wrote out her wishes should she die as well. She wrote that she felt their child should spend it's infancy with her father Peter Van Brugh Livingston, as he loved children. She said if it was a girl she would like her to be raised as a sister with Elizabeth's daughter Eliza Julia Otto. She said her sister Sarah Ricketts had offered to be a mother to her child should it need one.
People Included: Lewis William Otto and Mr. Rutherfurd
Susan Kean, formerly Susan Livingston, and later Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)
John Kean (1755-1795)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Kean, Susan. Susan Kean to John Kean, January 13, 1788. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1780s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1780s/36
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