Susan Vergereau Bradford

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Susan Vergereau Bradford (Boudinot)

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Birthplace: Burlington, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
Death: November 30, 1854 (89)
Burlington, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
Place of Burial: Saint Mary's Episcopal Churchyard, Burlington, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Elias Boudinot, 10th President of the Continental Congress and Hannah Boudinot
Wife of William Bradford, U.S. Attorney General
Sister of Maria Boudinot and Elias B. Caldwell

Managed by: William Tully
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About Susan Vergereau Bradford

From Military History magazine, January, 2014, p. 38: "But when the tea tax uproar swept the colonies in 1770 and inspired a boycott, he [ William Franklin, Royal Governor of New Jersey ] showed his opposition by holding tea gatherings at the governor's house. At one of the teas 9-year-old Susan Boudinot became famous for accepting a cup of tea, curtsying--and then emptying the cup out a window to show her support for the boycott." She was the wife of revolutionary war soldier and US Attorney General William Bradford.

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1764
December 21, 1764
Burlington, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
1854
November 30, 1854
Age 89
Burlington, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
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Saint Mary's Episcopal Churchyard, Burlington, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA