John F. Mc Collum

Maleabout 1778–17 April 1823

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 M. McCollum, was 22 and his mother, Lovisa Lucy 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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  • Marriage
    26 January 1818Madison, Illinois, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Age 2

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

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 3

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.


    Age 13

    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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