Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, slave records 1788-1825
Elizabeth Clementine Dodge was born in New York City on December 18, 1810, the daughter of David Low Dodge and Sarah Cleveland. She and her first husband, Edmund Burke Stedman of Hartford, Connecticut, married in 1830 and had three children: Julia Clementine, Edmund Clarence, and Charles F. Following her husband's death in 1835, she married William Burnet Kinney (1799-1880), a journalist from Newark, New Jersey, in 1841. Kinney, a writer, contributed to periodicals such as Sartain's Union Magazine and Graham's Magazine, and publishing standalone works such as Felicita: A Metrical Romance and Bianca Cappello: A Tragedy. The Kinney family lived in Italy during and after William's appointment as U.S. Ambassador to Sardinia in the early 1850s, and returned to Newark, New Jersey, around 1865. Elizabeth Clementine Kinney died in 1889.