Mathew Callaway

1737–1790 (Age 53)
Delaware, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Mathew

Mathew Callaway was born in 1737, in Delaware, British Colonial America. He married Sarah Ralph about 1775, in Wicomico, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1790, in Sussex, Delaware, United States, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

Mathew Callaway
Sarah Ralph
Marriage: about 1775
Hardy Callaway
about 1777–1828
Tubman Callaway
about 1779–1815
Phillis Callaway
John Callaway
Elizabeth Callaway
James Callaway
about 1788–
Sarah Callaway

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1775Wicomico, Maryland, United States
  • Children


    +2 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1754 · French and Indian War in Delaware
    Age 17
    From 1754-1763, the French and Indian War took place. The fighting that took place in the area of Delaware was in the upper Delaware River Valley. The Delaware Indians claimed independence from the Iroquois who allied with Britain. In 1755, Delaware attacked the Moravian settlement and Brodhead residence.
    1764 · Western Boundary Surveyed
    Age 27
    In 1764, Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon surveyed the western boundary of Delaware. This became part of the Mason-Dixon Line.
    Age 39
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Caillouet-Orgeville in Eure, France, named with a collective form of Old French cail(ou) ‘pebble’ (see Cail ).

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Maryland Census, 1772-1890
    • Settlers of Maryland, 1679-1783. Consolidated Edition
    • Ancestry Family Trees

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