CHRISTIAN Cadwalader

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CHRISTIAN Cadwalader

  • Birth 18 Mar 1825 Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 21 Jun 1897 Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 32413240

Christian Cadwalader enlisted 9-5-1864 he mustered into Company K 203rd PA INF. He mustered out on 6-22-1865 at Raleigh,NC- he was wounded at Port Fisher,NC Jan 15 1865.

Christian was a stone mason and built all the solitary confinement cells at the old Wilkes- Barre Prison, Luzerne County,PA. Christian owned 130 acres in Hunlock Creek, he also owned property in Plymouth, Larksville, and Kingston Township-

Christian Cadwalader was reared and educated at the common school in Chester
county, near Phoenixville, and in early life learned the stonemason's trade, at
which he worked for twenty years. In 1861 he migrated from Chester county to
Shickshinny, and after three years removed from there to Larksville, where he
resided fourteen years. He then came to Hunlock township, settling on a farm of
150 acres, forty of which are improved. Mr. Cadwalader married, January 13,
1850, Miss Catherine, daughter of Amos and Mary Richardson, and twelve children
have been born to them, nine of whom are living: George W., Anna R., Joseph H.,
Sarah C., James A., Rosetta E., John A., Amos C., and Elizabeth I. Seven of this
number are married and well-to-do in this world's goods. On September 5, 1864,
Mr. Cadwalader was mustered into the United States service as a private in
Company K, Two Hundred and Third P.V.I., and proved himself a valiant soldier
for his country's cause. He was wounded at Port Fisher, at the close of the war
was honorably discharged, and he now enjoys a pension. Politically he is a
Democrat.
History of Luzerne County Pennsylvania
H. C. Bradsby, Editor
S. B. Nelson & Co., Publishers, 1893 (copyright ended)


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  • Created by: Ron McKenney
  • Added: 26 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32413240
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CHRISTIAN Cadwalader (18 Mar 1825–21 Jun 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32413240, citing Shawnee Cemetery, Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Ron McKenney (contributor 47081883) .