Joseph Edelen

1765–13 April 1840 (Age 75)
Newport, Charles, Maryland, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Edelen was born in 1765, in Newport, Charles, Maryland, United States, his father, Edward Edelen Sr., was 48 and his mother, Susannah Wathen, was 44. He married Catherine Wathen on 3 April 1786, in Prince George's, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 13 April 1840, in Nelson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Holy Cross, Marion, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Edelen
1765–1840
Catherine Wathen
1766–1841
Marriage: 3 April 1786
Clotilda Edelen
1787–1887
Benedict Edelen
1791–1850
Elizabeth Edelen
1796–1839
Edelen
1788–
Leonard Edelen
1789–1864
Louis Edelen
1793–1863
James Polin EDELEN
1797–1879
Lucy Edelen
1798–1896
George Edelen (Ky)
1801–1843
Margaret " Peggy" Edelen
1801–1904
George E. Edelen Edlyn
1808–1843
Elisa Edelen
1810–
Margaret "Peggy" Edelen
1810–
Mary Helen Edelen
1819–1847

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 April 1786
Prince George's, Maryland, United States
children

(14)

    Clotilda Edelen

    Female1787–1887Female

    Edelen

    Male1788–Male

    Leonard Edelen

    Male1789–1864Male

    Benedict Edelen

    Male1791–1850Male

    Louis Edelen

    Male1793–1863Male

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(16)

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 11

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 11

Maryland is the 7th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 21

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Edeline.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Edelin in entry for Nehemiah Webb and Clotilda Edelin, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Joseph Edelen, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Joseph Edelen, "Maryland, Marriages, 1666-1970"

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