Duncan James McCallum

5 April 1834–20 March 1922 (Age 87)
Quebec, Canada

The Life of Duncan James

When Duncan James McCallum was born on 5 April 1834, in Quebec, Canada, his father, John Duncan McCallum, was 23 and his mother, Margaret Legget, was 23. He married Almira Jane Benedict on 2 February 1855, in Victoria, Canada West, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. He lived in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada in 1911. In 1881, at the age of 47, his occupation is listed as farmer in Fort William First Nation, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. He died on 20 March 1922, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 87, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Duncan James McCallum
1834–1922
Almira Jane Benedict
1835–1917
Marriage: 2 February 1855
Annie Marian Mc Callum
1856–1936
William Arthur McCallum
1858–1932
Aline Mccallum
1859–
Alzina McCallum
1861–1933
Emma Jane McCallum
1863–1945
Almeda McCallum
1866–1949
Margaret Alma McCallum
1869–1943
Ada Almira McCallum
1870–1930

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 February 1855
Victoria, Canada West, British Colonial America
children

(8)

    Annie Marian Mc Callum

    Female1856–1936Female

    William Arthur McCallum

    Male1858–1932Male

    Female1859–Female

    Alzina McCallum

    Female1861–1933Female

    Female1863–1945Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Duncan McCallum

    Male1811–1908Male

    Margaret Legget

    Female1811–Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (6)

1856

Age 22

Find a Grave Memorials shows that earliest burial in this cemetery was in 1856, Cathy Tichelman - BIRTH 1856 - DEATH 1856 (aged less–than 1 year) - BURIAL Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada PLOT JONES/*/27/034/0012 MEMORIAL ID 68567141
1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 33

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1869

Age 35

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Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coluim ‘son of Colum’, a personal name derived from Latin columba ‘dove’ (now often found as Calum). This was the name of the 6thcentury missionary known in English as St. Columba ( 521–97 ), who converted the Picts to Christianity and founded an influential monastery on the island of Iona.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Duncan J. McCallum, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Duncan James McCollum, "Ontario, District Marriage Registers, 1801-1858"
  • Duncan James Mccallum in entry for Ada Almira Mccallum, "Ontario Births, 1869-1910"

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