Mary Biddle

12 January 1781–13 March 1850 (Age 69)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Biddle was born on 12 January 1781, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Colonel Clement Biddle, was 40 and her mother, Rebekah Cornell, was 25. She married Thomas Cadwalader on 25 June 1804, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She died on 13 March 1850, in her hometown, at the age of 69, and was buried in Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Cadwalader
1779–1841
Mary Biddle
1781–1850
Marriage: 25 June 1804
John Cadwalader
1805–1879
George Cadwalader
1806–1879
Thomas Cadwalader
1808–1844
Henry Cadwalader
1817–1844
William Cadwalader
1820–1875

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 June 1804
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(5)

    John Cadwalader

    Male1805–1879Male

    George Cadwalader

    Male1806–1879Male

    Thomas Cadwalader

    Male1808–1844Male

    Henry Cadwalader

    Male1817–1844Male

    William Cadwalader

    Male1820–1875Male

Parents and Siblings

    Colonel Clement Biddle

    Male1740–1814Male

    Rebekah Cornell

    Female1755–1831Female

siblings

(15)

    Francis R. Biddle

    Female1775–1775Female

    Thomas Alexander Biddle

    Male1776–1857Male

    George Washington Biddle

    Male1779–1812Male

    Female1781–1850Female

    Rebecca Cornell Biddle

    Female1782–1870Female

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 2

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 6

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Beadle .2 Americanized spelling of German Bittel or its variant Büttel.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Cadwalader in entry for John Cadwalader, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Mary Cadwalader in entry for John Cadwalader, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Mary Biddle in entry for Thomas Cadwalader, "Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940"

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