James A Caldwell

1829–13 October 1920 (Age 91)
Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States

The Life of James A

James A Caldwell was born in 1829, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States as the son of James Caldwell and Samanta Caldwell. He married Mary C Wolfe on 15 August 1872, in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Monroe Township, Union, North Carolina, United States in 1900. He died on 13 October 1920, in Monroe, Union, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

James A Caldwell
Mary C Wolfe
Marriage: 15 August 1872
Mary Jane Caldwell
Ella A Caldwell
John Robb Caldwell
Ida W Caldwell
Emma S Caldwell

Spouse and Children

15 August 1872
Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States



    Ella A Caldwell


    Ida W Caldwell


    John Robb Caldwell


    Emma S Caldwell


Parents and Siblings

    James Caldwell


    Samanta Caldwell




World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 1

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 24

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: habitational name from any of several places in England and Scotland, variously spelled, that are named with Old English cald ‘cold’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’. Caldwell in North Yorkshire is one major source of the surname; Caldwell in Renfrewshire in Scotland another.

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

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Sources (3)

  • ? A Caldwell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James A Caldwell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James A Caldwell in household of Ida Caldwell, "United States Census, 1910"

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