Abigail Cadwallader

31 January 1797–23 February 1872 (Age 75)
Brownsville, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Abigail

When Abigail Cadwallader was born on 31 January 1797, in Brownsville, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Asa Cadwallader, was 28 and her mother, Jane Haines, was 24. She married Abia William Brown on 8 March 1830, in Damascus, Butler Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 23 February 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abia William Brown
Abigail Cadwallader
Marriage: 8 March 1830
Ann Kempton Brown
Jane Cadwallader Brown
Elizabeth K Brown
Hannah Haines Brown
William Brown
Mary Cadwalader Brown
Abia William Brown Jr

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 March 1830Damascus, Butler Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States
  • Children


    +2 More Children

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    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 3
    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.
    Age 6
    Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 22
    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

    Welsh: from the personal name Cadwaladr, from (the ancestors of) cad ‘battle’ + gwaladr ‘leader’.History: John Cadwallader (died 1734) came from Pembroke, Wales, to PA in the late 17th century. The name Cadwal(l)ader appears in 18th-century Philadelphia, PA, including Thomas Cadwalader (1707–1799), a physician, and his sons, John (1742–1786) and Lambert (1743–1823), both revolutionary war soldiers.

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

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    A Partial Sketch Of My Life By Elmer Wood Johnson (By request of my daughter Verna Johnson Black) (Written in his 79th year) I was born May 18, 1854, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co …

    Sources (39)

    • Abby Brown in household of Jno H Dunion, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Abbey C Brown, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Abby C Brown in household of John L Dunyon, "United States Census, 1870"

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