Susanna Boylston Adams

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Susanna Boylston Adams

Also Known As: "Suky"
Birthplace: Boston, MA, USA, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Adams, 2nd President of the USA, Signer of the Declaration of Independence and Abigail Adams (Smith), First Lady of the United States
Sister of Abigail "Nabby" Smith (Adams); Hon. John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the USA; Charles Francis Adams; Thomas Boylston Adams, Esq.; Elizabeth Adams and 2 others

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About Susanna Boylston Adams

Susanna, or "Suky" as she was affectionately called, was the youngest daughter of John and Abigail Adams. She was baptized on New Year's Day, 1769 by Dr. Samuel Cooper at the Brattle Street Church. It is not known what childhood illness brought Suky's life to an untimely end, but she was adored by her parents; in one letter from John Adams to Abigail he asks her to "kiss my little Suky for me." The baby's death was horrific for both parents, even in an age when childhood deaths were rather the "norm", and John Adams never spoke Suky's name again except once, many years later. Suky had been named in honor of John's mother, Susanna Boylston Adams.

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Susanna Boylston Adams's Timeline

December 28, 1768
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
February 4, 1770
Age 1
Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
February 1770
Age 1