Col. Gov. Cadwallader Colden

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Cadwallader Colden, Sr.

Birthdate: (88)
Birthplace: Enniscorthy, Wexford, County Wexford, Ireland
Death: September 28, 1776 (88)
Coldenham, Ulster, New York, USA, Montgomery, Orange, NY, United States
Place of Burial: Colden Family Cemetery Flushing Queens County New York
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. Alexander Colden and Janet Colden
Husband of Alice Colden
Father of Elizabeth Alice Delancey; Alexander Colden; Cadwallader Colden, II; Jane Farquhar; Thomas Colden and 5 others
Brother of James Colden; Ebenezer Colden; William Colden and Elizabeth Colden

Managed by: Douglas Arthur Kellner
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About Col. Gov. Cadwallader Colden

Cadwalader Colden, who served as colonial governor of New York, was a physician, scientist and author who published many articles on botany and physics.

The Willett Family Burial Ground (aka Colden family cemetery) is located within a hedge just inside the gates of Mount Hebron Cemetery in Flushing, Queens.

Photo by: New York City Cemetery Project Added to Geni by Janet Milburn 4/26/18

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Col. Gov. Cadwallader Colden's Timeline

February 7, 1688
Enniscorthy, Wexford, County Wexford, Ireland
August 13, 1716
Age 28
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
February 5, 1721
Age 32
New York, New York, New York
May 26, 1722
Age 34
March 27, 1724
Age 36
New York City, New York County, New York
September 27, 1726
Age 38
July 6, 1727
Age 39
New York
May 28, 1729
Age 41
New York
Age 41