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Phineas Cadwell

Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Death: Died in Racine, Wisconsin, United States
Place of Burial: Union Grove, Racine County, Wisconsin, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Ashbel Cadwell and Lydia Cadwell
Husband of Eleanor Cadwell
Father of Polly Castle (Allen-Cadwell); Ebenezer Smith Cadwell; ELEANOR Cadwell; ASHBEL HEYDON Cadwell; BELINDA Cadwell and 1 other
Brother of Lydia Benham; Ashbel Cadwell; Deborah Newton and Ichabod Cadwell

Occupation: farmer; teacher
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About Phineas Cadwell

A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT with the rank of CORPORAL. DAR Ancestor # A018061

He enlisted, at age 18, with the 18th Regiment, Connecticut Militia, Captain Merrells' Company in New York from August to September 1776. He subsequently re-enlisted and transferred to at least two other Connecticut line units over the next four years, during which time he was promoted to the rank of corporal. Cadwell was discharged on March 6, 1787, and received a pension for his service.
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Phineas Cadwell's Timeline

February 28, 1757
Hartford, Connecticut, United States
August 25, 1783
Age 26
United States
October 7, 1787
Age 30
Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
April 12, 1793
Age 36
Age 37
August 11, 1799
Age 42
April 21, 1806
Age 49
February 11, 1857
Age 99
Racine, Wisconsin, United States
Union Grove, Racine County, Wisconsin, United States