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Legacy Library: Veronica Van Bibber Birmingham Peterson

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TagsLiterature (8), Novels (7), Religion (4), Essays (1) — see all tags

About meVeronica Van Bibber Birmingham Peterson (1 January 1707[?]-29 July 1785), of New Castle County, Delaware. Born Veronica Van Bibber; married John Birmingham 14 March 1726 and had three children (Richard, Hester, Mary). John Birmingham died 23 November 1732. Three years later, Veronica married Adam Peterson, Jr., who died 1763, leaving his large estate in New Castle County, Delaware, to his widow. Veronica's daughter Mary Birmingham married William McKean, younger brother of Thomas McKean (the Signer) and Rev. Robert McKean.

About my libraryPeterson's library is documented in the "Inventory of the Goods & Chattles of Mrs. Veronica Peterson, deceased, Taken by Derrick Williams & Richard Cantwell, Aug. 30 1785." The document, in the Thomas Addis Emmet Collection at the New York Public Library, is now available digitally.

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Real nameVeronica Van Bibber Birmingham Peterson

LocationNew Castle County, Delaware

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Member sinceJan 10, 2016

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