James Caldwell

about 1806–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James

James Caldwell was born about 1806, in Pennsylvania, United States. He had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Mary Dunn. He lived in Union Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

James Caldwell
1806–
Mary Dunn
1807–1900
Caleb D. Caldwell
1831–1871
William Caldwell
1836–
Harvey Caldwell
1844–
Susan Caldwell
1847–1926
James Caldwell
1838–

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

    Caleb D. Caldwell

    Male1831–1871Male

    William Caldwell

    Male1836–Male

    James Caldwell

    Male1838–Male

    Harvey Caldwell

    Male1844–Male

    Susan Caldwell

    Female1847–1926Female

World Events (8)

1810 · Change of capital city

Age 4

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 6

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 54

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: habitational name from any of several places in England and Scotland, variously spelled, that are named with Old English cald ‘cold’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’. Caldwell in North Yorkshire is one major source of the surname; Caldwell in Renfrewshire in Scotland another.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • James Caldwell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Coldwell in entry for Susan Caldwell, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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