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Margaret Colden Galatian
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Birth: 1757
Orange County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 22, 1833
Orange County
New York, USA

If you put the material together from different sources, it would appear that she was the youngest daughter of Cadwallader Colden and Elizabeth Ellison and she had two husbands. Her first husband was Lt. Col. Peter Rensselaer Fell with whom she had three children and her second husband was Peter Galatian. She is on a burial list of Lisa Melville as dying at the age of 75 in 1855 so that would roughtly put the year of birth at 1779 BUT THAT WOULD MEAN THAT HER MOTHER WAS 53 WHEN SHE WAS BORN WHICH WOULD BE HIGHLY UNLIKELY. I am estimating that she was born about 1759 based on her birth order and the years of birth of her two husbands.

On November 17, 2012, I got an email message from the municipal town of Montgomery historian, Suzanne Isaksen, that Margaret Colden Fell Galatian died in 1833 (not 1835) at the age of 75 and that would put the year of her birth roughly at 1757 or 1758 if the newpaper notice of March 23, 1833 in the Newburgh (NY) Gazette of her death had the correct information. The article said that she died yesterday and was the daughter of the late Cadwallader Colden, Esq. of Coldenham and that the funeral would take place this day from the Mansion House, Coldenham. Thank you, Suzanne, for your better information. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Cadwallader Colden (1722 - 1797)
  Elizabeth Ellison Colden (1726 - 1815)
 
 Spouses:
  Peter RENAUDET Fell (1753 - 1791)
  Peter Galatian (1755 - 1811)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Fell Colden (1782 - 1858)*
  Susan Fell Rhind (1785 - 1865)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alice Colden Antill (1745 - 1776)*
  Cadwallader Colden (1745 - 1805)*
  Jane Colden Murray (1748 - 1830)*
  Thomas Colden (1754 - 1826)*
  Margaret Colden Galatian (1757 - 1833)
  Alexander Colden (1757 - 1816)*
  David Colden (1762 - 1798)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Colden Cemetery
Coldenham
Orange County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Barbara Doxey
Record added: May 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69919108
 

 
 
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