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
1770–1865
Charity Hall
1775–1865
Marriage: 24 May 1793
Rufus Calderwood
1795–1881
Jane Emery Calderwood
1797–1867
Ezra Calderwood
1799–1896
Josiah Calderwood
1801–1894
John Calderwood
1803–1871
Betsy Calderwood
1805–1891
Charity Calderwood
1806–1835
Mary Calderwood
1809–1877
Jeremiah T. Calderwood
1811–1893
Jonathan Calderwood Jr
1813–1900
Margaret Calderwood
1815–1900
Sarah H Calderwood
1817–1893

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)

    1776

    Age 6

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

    1789

    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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