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John Cadwalader

Birthdate: (57)
Birthplace: Wales, United Kingdom
Death: July 24, 1734 (57)
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Place of Burial: Friends Burial Ground, Trenton New Jersey
Immediate Family:

Son of Cadwalader Thomas ap Hugh and Ellen Owen
Husband of Martha Cadwalader
Father of Thomas Cadwalader, MD and Hannah Morris

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About John Cadwalader

In 1697, he emigrated from Wales to Philadelphia, sailing with William Penn on his second voyage to the Quaker City.

He settle in Merion Meeting, Merion, PA and took position as schoolmaster. When he moved to Philadelphia, he was a city official, that witnessed wills.

In 1718, he was elected a member to the Common Council of Philadelphia and also served as his county representative in the Provincial Assembly.

He married fellow Quaker, Martha Jones, 29 December 1699.

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John Cadwalader's Timeline

Wales, United Kingdom
Age 31
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA, USA
Age 38
July 24, 1734
Age 57
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Friends Burial Ground, Trenton New Jersey