Jonathan Calderwood

Male17 September 1770–28 September 1865

Brief Life History of Jonathan

When Jonathan Calderwood was born on 17 September 1770, in Hancock, Berkshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, John Calderwood, was 45 and his mother, Elizabeth McCurdy, was 39. He married Charity Hall on 24 May 1793, in Hancock, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Hancock, Maine, United States for about 30 years and Vinalhaven, Waldo, Maine, United States for about 10 years. He died on 28 September 1865, in Vinalhaven, Knox, Maine, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Vinalhaven, Knox, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Calderwood
Charity Hall
Marriage: 24 May 1793
Rufus Calderwood
Jane Emery Calderwood
Ezra Calderwood
Josiah Calderwood
John Calderwood
Betsy Calderwood
Charity Calderwood
Mary Calderwood
Jeremiah T. Calderwood
Jonathan Calderwood Jr
Margaret Calderwood
Sarah H Calderwood

Sources (43)

  • Jonathan Calderwood, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jonathan Calderwood, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Jonathan Calderwood, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 May 1793Hancock, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 19

    Historical Boundaries: 1789: Hancock, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Hancock, Maine, United States

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 30

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from Calderwood in Lanarkshire, named from the Cumbrian river name Calder (see Calder ) + Middle English wode ‘wood’.

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

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