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John Cadwalader
Birth: 1742
Death: Feb. 10, 1786

Revolutionary War Militia General. A successful merchant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in company with his brother, at the outbreak of the Revolutionary war he was commissioned as a Brigadier General in the Pennsylvania Militia, and placed in command of the Pennsylvania troops. He led one of the divisions of General George Washington's Army that crossed the Delaware River, December 27, 1776, remaining on the Jersey side. He fought at the January 1777 Battle of Princeton, the September 177 Battle of Brandywine, and the October 1777 Battle of Germantown. After the Battle of Monmouth, he fought a duel with fellow General Thomas Conway; Cadwalader was uninjured, but wounded Conway with a shot to the mouth. In 1779 he returned to his home in Maryland, and became a member of the Assembly there. He died at Shrewsbury just past his forty-fourth birthday. (bio by: Dan Silva) 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Cadwalader (1707 - 1779)
  Hannah Lambert Cadwalader (1712 - 1786)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Lloyd Cadwalader (1742 - 1776)*
 
 Children:
  Thomas Cadwalader (1779 - 1841)*
 
 Sibling:
  John Cadwalader (1742 - 1786)
  Lambert Cadwalader (1742 - 1823)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Shrewsbury Cemetery
Harmony Corner
Kent County
Maryland, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Dan Silva
Record added: Nov 16, 2006
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