Alexander Caldwell

7 May 1808– (Age NaN)
Southend, Argyll, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Caldwell was born on 7 May 1808, in Southend, Argyll, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Caldwell, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Howard, was 44.

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Family Time Line

James Caldwell
1769–1838
Elizabeth Howard
1764–1849
Richard Caldwell
1789–1790
John Caldwell
1793–1874
Robert Caldwell
1799–1802
Helen Caldwell
1800–
Robert Caldwell
1802–
Jane Caldwell
1804–1843
Alexander Caldwell
1808–
Margaret Caldwell
1811–
David Caldwell
1813–

Parents and Siblings

    James Caldwell

    Male1769–1838Male

    Elizabeth Howard

    Female1764–1849Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 3

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
1815

Age 7

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 15

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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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