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William Bainbridge
Birth: May 7, 1774
Princeton
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Jul. 27, 1833
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

United States Naval Officer. Attained rank of Captain in the United States Navy in 1800, the highest rank attainable at the time. Commanded the frigate "USS Philadelphia" during the conflict with the Barbary Coast. The ship ran around and was eventually burned by Stephen Decatur; Bainbridge was captured. Commanded the frigate "USS Constitution" (know as Old Ironsides) during the War of 1812. Established the 1st United States Naval school in Boston in 1815. Commander of the Philadelphia Naval Yard in 1821, and was named commander of United States Navy in 1823. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Susan Heyliger Bainbridge (1776 - 1857)*
 
 Children:
  Susan Parker Bainbridge Hayes (1804 - 1890)*
  William Bainbridge (1809 - 1831)*
  Mary Bainbridge Jaudon (1811 - 1877)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Christ Church Burial Ground
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Aug 28, 1998
Find A Grave Memorial# 3506
William Bainbridge
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William Bainbridge
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- Lazer
 Added: Feb. 4, 2014

- bob tarte
 Added: Jan. 2, 2014
Thank you for your service - We are cousins through your first cousin Peter and his daughter Eleanor who married Judge George Robertson whose daughter Margaret married Wm. Buford of Woodford Cnty, KY. It has been fun putting the Bainbridge puzzle together...(Read more)
- Fern
 Added: Jul. 6, 2013
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