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Col Clement Cornell Biddle
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Birth: Oct. 24, 1784
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 21, 1855
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

He was one of the thirteen children of Colonel Clement Biddle and Rebekah Cornell Biddle. Brother of James Cornell Biddle Sr.

He was commissioned as a Midshipman, US Navy on February 12, 1799, serving until he resigned on March 30, 1804.

Read law and entered the Pennsylvania Bar.

Commissioned Captain, Light Dragoons, on May 3, 1808, resigning on September 30, 1809.

Married Mary Searle Barclay on March 10, 1814.

Commissioned Captain, State Fencibles Company, 1814.

Commissioned Colonel, 1st Pennsylvania Volunteers, War of 1812.

Died in Philadelphia August 21, 1855.

He and Mary had three children:

1). John Barclay Biddle (January 3, 1815-January 19, 1879). Prominent Philadelphia Physician.

2). George Washington Biddle (January 11, 1818-April 29, 1897). Philadelphia lawyer.

3). Chapman Biddle (Jan. 22, 1822-December 9, 1880). Colonel, 121st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Civil War. 
Family links: 
  Clement Biddle (1740 - 1814)
  Rebekah Cornell Biddle (1755 - 1831)
  Mary Searle Barclay Biddle (1785 - 1872)*
  John Barclay Biddle (1815 - 1879)*
  George Washington Biddle (1818 - 1897)*
  Chapman Biddle (1822 - 1880)*
  Francis Biddle (1775 - 1775)*
  Thomas A. Biddle (1776 - 1857)*
  George Washington Biddle (1779 - 1812)*
  Mary Biddle Cadwalader (1781 - 1850)*
  Rebekah Cornell Biddle Chapman (1782 - 1870)*
  Clement Cornell Biddle (1784 - 1855)
  John Gideon Biddle (1793 - 1826)*
  James Cornell Biddle (1795 - 1838)*
*Calculated relationship
Christ Church Burial Ground
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section B, Plot XLVIII
Created by: DeLoss McKnight III
Record added: Jul 09, 2005
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Col Clement Cornell Biddle
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Col Clement Cornell Biddle
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