Benjamin Pedrick

5 September 1795–1875 (Age 79)
Pedricktown, Oldmans Township, Salem, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Benjamin

When Benjamin Pedrick was born on 5 September 1795, in Pedricktown, Oldmans Township, Salem, New Jersey, United States, his father, Robert Pedrick Jr, was 33 and his mother, Rebecca Slide, was 18. He married Abigail Nale on 2 July 1818, in Salem, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Upper Penns Neck, Salem, New Jersey, United States in 1850 and Woolwich Township, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States in 1860. He died in 1875, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Pedrick
1795–1875
Susannah Garnell
–1875
Marriage: 1850
Thomas Pedrick
1851–
Lydia Pedrick
1861–
Emma Pedrick
1865–
Josephine Pedrick
Caroline V. Pedrick
1854–
William Pedrick
1854–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1850New Jersey, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 5
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1804
    Age 9
    Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr had been political enemies with intense personal differences for quite some time. Burr accused Hamilton of publicly disparaging his character during the elections of 1800 and 1804. On the morning of July 11, the two politicians went to Weehawken, New Jersey to resolve the disputes with an official duel. Both men were armed with a pistol. Hamilton missed, but Burr's shot fatally wounded Hamilton, who would die by the following day. The duel custom had been outlawed in New York by 1804, resulting in Burr fleeing the state due to an arrest warrant. He would later be accused of treason, but ultimately be acquitted.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 24
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Cornish: from the Cornish personal name Petroc or Pedrek, a pet form of Peter . St. Petroc is a local saint, who is commemorated in several place names, including Padstow (earlier Sancte Petroces stow).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Peter
    Pethick

    Sources (4)

    • Benjamin Pedrick, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Benjamin Pedrick, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Benjaman Pedrick in entry for Charles G. Pedrick, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"

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