Mathew Callaway

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

The Life of Mathew

Mathew Callaway was born in 1737, in Delaware, British Colonial America. He married Sarah Ralph in 1755, 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
1737–1790
Sarah Ralph
1736–1815
Marriage: 1755
Hardy Callaway
1777–1828
Tubman Callaway
1779–1815
Phillis Callaway
1780–1861
John Callaway
1786–1812
Elizabeth Callaway
1787–
James Callaway
1788–
Sarah Callaway
1790–

Spouse and Children

    Male1737–1790Male

    Sarah Ralph

    Female1736–1815Female

MARRIAGE
1755
Wicomico, Maryland, United States
children

(7)

    Hardy Callaway

    Male1777–1828Male

    Tubman Callaway

    Male1779–1815Male

    Phillis Callaway

    Female1780–1861Female

    John Callaway

    Male1786–1812Male

    Elizabeth Callaway

    Female1787–Female

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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.
1776

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 Northern French cail(ou) ‘pebble’ ( see Cail ).

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

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Sources (3)

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

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