James Madison Chadwick

18 December 1809–6 August 1893 (Age 83)
Camp Alfred Vail, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of James Madison

When James Madison Chadwick was born on 18 December 1809, in Camp Alfred Vail, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, his father, William Chadwick, was 36 and his mother, Merribeth Webbley, was 24. He married Elizabeth Barton Pintard on 18 December 1830, in Monmouth, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He registered for military service in 1832. He died on 6 August 1893, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Historic Springville Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Madison Chadwick
Hannah Workman
Marriage: 11 August 1845
Sarah Chadwick
Elizabeth Chadwick
Orpha Chadwick
Racheal Chadwick
Aaron Chadwick
Hannah Elida Chadwick
Leah Chadwick
Lydia Caroline Chadwick

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 August 1845Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 11
    On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.
    Age 24
    The Camden & Amboy railroad was completed in 1833. It made transportation between New York City and Philadelphia possible within a 7-hour time-frame. This advancement led to dozens of other companies opening railroad lines during the 1800's.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from any of various places called Chadwick, in Lancashire, Warwickshire, and two in Worcestershire. One of the places in Worcestershire and the one in Warwickshire are named as ‘the dairy farm (Old English wīc) of Ceadel’. The other place in Worcestershire and the one in Lancashire are named as ‘Ceadda's dairy farm’. Ceadda was the name of a famous Anglo-Saxon bishop, Saint Chad. In Lancashire there was probably some confusion with another Lancashire name, Chaddock .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Biography of Hannah Workman Chadwick written by Martha Tenie Worthen Larsen (Granddaughter)

    Hannah Workman Chadwick came to Utah, 24 September 1852 with the 9th Company. Isaac Stewart was Captain. The following was taken from the record written by James M. Chadwick. Hannah Workman Chadw …

    Sources (30)

    • J M Chadwicke, "United States Census, 1860"
    • James Chadwick in entry for Elizabeth Worthean, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • James M Chadwick, "United States Census, 1840"

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