Mary Biddle

Female12 January 1781–13 March 1850

Brief Life History 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
MajGen George B Cadwalader
1806–1879
Thomas Cadwalader
1808–1844
Henry Cadwalader
1817–1844
William Cadwalader
1820–1875

Sources (11)

  • Mary Biddel, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Mary Biddle, "Pennsylvania, Church Marriages, 1682-1976"
  • Mary Cadwalader, "Pennsylvania Deaths and Burials, 1720-1999"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 June 1804Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (16)

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    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

    English: variant of Beadle .

    Americanized form of German Bittel or its variant Büttel, which is the standard form today.

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

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