Elizabeth Callaway

1789–1880 (Age 91)
Watauga Township, Watauga, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Callaway was born in 1789, in Watauga Township, Watauga, North Carolina, United States, her father, Benjamin Calloway, was 67 and her mother, Jane Red Wing, was 35. She married James 'Jimmy' Aldridge in 1820, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Watauga, North Carolina, United States in 1860. She died in 1880, in Foscoe, Watauga, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Watauga, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

James 'Jimmy' Aldridge
1775–1868
Elizabeth Callaway
1789–1880
Marriage: 1820
Francis M. Aldridge
1809–1883
Wealthy Aldridge
1814–1877
Samuel Auldridge
1810–1893
James Wesley Aldridge
1815–
Rachel Aldridge
1817–
Rebecca Aldridge
1819–
Harrison Calloway Aldridge Sr
1821–1905
Jane Aldridge
1825–1903
Temperance Calloway Aldridge
1826–1905
Margaret Aldridge
1827–1872
Viney Aldridge
1827–1900
Ellen Calloway Aldridge
1828–1910
Benjamin C Aldridge
1832–1922
William G Aldridge (Calloway)
1833–1864
Corporal Waitsel Aldridge
1834–1928
Emeline Calloway Aldridge
1835–1903

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1820
North Carolina, United States
children

(16)

    Male1809–1883Male

    Samuel Auldridge

    Male1810–1893Male

    Wealthy Aldridge

    Female1814–1877Female

    James Wesley Aldridge

    Male1815–Male

    Rachel Aldridge

    Female1817–Female

+11 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Calloway

    Male1722–Male

    Female1754–1840Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1789

Age 0

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 0

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 30

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Calaway, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Calaway, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Betsy Calloway in entry for Waitsel Aldridge, "North Carolina, Deaths, 1906-1930"

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