John F. Mc Collum

Brief Life History of John F. Mc

When John F. Mc Collum was born about 1778, in Browns, Avoca, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John McCollum, was 22 and his mother, Lovisa L Fordyce, was 11. He married Sarah Whiteside on 26 January 1818, in Madison, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 17 April 1823, in Vandalia, Fayette, Illinois, United States, at the age of 46.

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John F. Mc Collum
Sarah Whiteside
Marriage: 26 January 1818
Lucy Elvira McCollum
Vandalia McCollum
William McCollum
William McCollum
John V. McCollum

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  • John Mccollum, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John F. Mc Collum -

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Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.


Historical Boundaries: 1786: Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States


Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

Irish (Fermanagh and Donegal): shortened form of McCallum .

English: variant of Colomb .

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

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