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Cadwallader Colden, II
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Birth: May 26, 1722
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 18, 1797
Orange County
New York, USA

He died at the age of 75 according to a record by Lisa Melville last updated on April 16, 2009. There is an Esq. after his name on the burial list which usually indicates that the person was a lawyer.

There was a lot of family genealogy in a piece written by Brian Altonen, MPH, MS. That writing says that he was the third son of New York Lieut. Gov. Cadwallader Colden and his wife, Alice Christie. That writing also says that he was born in New York and that he married Elizabeth Ellison, daughter of Thomas Ellison of New Windsor, Orange County, New York in 1745 or 1746. (Another source says May 1744 which makes more sense.) It also says that he was a Loyalist during the Revolutionary War.

In addition to the children linked to the piece, there may have been a son John who died in March of 1826, a son William who died as an infant, and some other possible children. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Cadwallader Colden (1688 - 1776)
  Alice Christie Colden
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Ellison Colden (1726 - 1815)*
 
 Children:
  Cadwallader Colden (1745 - 1805)*
  Alice Colden Antill (1745 - 1776)*
  Jane Colden Murray (1748 - 1830)*
  Thomas Colden (1754 - 1826)*
  Alexander Colden (1757 - 1816)*
  Margaret Colden Galatian (1757 - 1833)*
  David Colden (1762 - 1798)*
 
 Sibling:
  Elizabeth Colden DeLancey (1720 - 1784)*
  Cadwallader Colden (1722 - 1797)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In Memory of
Cadwallader Colden, Esq.
who departed this life
the 18th of February 1797
Aged 75 Years
 
Burial:
Colden Cemetery
Coldenham
Orange County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Barbara Doxey
Record added: May 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69904494
Cadwallader Colden, II
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 Added: Jul. 21, 2012
 
 
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