John William McCallum

20 November 1870–10 March 1964 (Age 93)
Tabusintac 9, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of John William

When John William McCallum was born on 20 November 1870, in Tabusintac 9, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Eubulus MacCallum, was 24 and his mother, Eliza L Robertson, was 22. He married Belinda Jane Robertson in 1895. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Alnwick, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada in 1871 and Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada for about 10 years. He died on 10 March 1964, in Gaythorne, Alnwick, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 93, and was buried in Tabusintac 9, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada.

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John William McCallum
Belinda Jane Robertson
Marriage: 1895
Verna Elizabeth McCallum
Mabel Frederica McCallum
Helena May McCallum
Cecil John MacCallum
Ruth Valentine Mccallum
Rhoda Irene McCallum
Eubulus McCallum
Edna Janet McCallum
Christina MacCallum
Alice Georgina MacCallum

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World Events (5)


Age 1

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire

Age 10

On February 25, 1880, the legislature building in Frederiction was destroyed by fire. The builiding was completely made of wood meaning that there was nothing left of it. The chair that the speaker used and a marble top table were all that remained.
1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

Age 31

July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.

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)

  • Wm J. Mccullum, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • William John McCullam in entry for Mable Frederica McCullam, "Canada, New Brunswick, County Register of Births, 1801-1920"
  • John W McCallum, "New Brunswick Late Registration of Births, 1810-1899"

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