Thomas Callister

8 July 1821–1 December 1880 (Age 59)
Braddan, Isle of Man

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Callister was born on 8 July 1821, in Braddan, Isle of Man, his father, John Callister, was 47 and his mother, Catharine Murphy, was 38. He married Caroline Clara Smith on 31 August 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1847 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 December 1880, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Fillmore Cemetery, Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Callister
1821–1880
Helen Marr Clark
1829–1917
Marriage: 16 December 1845
Helen Mar Callister
1846–1930
Elizabeth Ann Callister
1848–1901
Catherine Eliza Callister
1850–1948
Thomas Clark Callister
1852–1928
Sarah Melissa Callister
1854–1933
Isabella Callister
1856–1936
Margaret Jane Callister
1858–1875
Daniel Porter Callister
1860–1942
Susan Delilah Callister
1863–1945
Russell Kilbourne Callister
1865–1933
John Warren Callister
1867–1944
Zina Prescinda Callister
1871–1871

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 December 1845Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 12
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1846
    Age 25
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Manx: shortened form of Manx Mac Alister ‘son of Alexander’. See McAllister .

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

    Possible Related Names

    McAllister
    Collister

    Story Highlight

    HISTORY OF THOMAS CALLISTER (1821-1880)

    HISTORY OF THOMAS CALLISTER (1821-1880) Compiled by William F. Atkin [Excerpt from the autobiographical writings of Thomas Callister]: Thomas Callister , son of John and Catherine Callister, wa …

    Sources (126)

    • Thomas Callister, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Thos Callister in entry for Thomas Clark Callister and Marie Kirstine Nelson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Thomas Callister in entry for Joseph Platte Callister, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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