John Malcolm

1 January 1913–September 1969 (Age 56)
Livingston, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John

When John Malcolm was born on 1 January 1913, in Livingston, Kentucky, United States, his father, George Barnett Malcom, was 38 and his mother, Dora Montgomery, was 32. He lived in Salem, Livingston, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. He died in September 1969, in Elkhart, Indiana, United States, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

George Barnett Malcom
Dora Montgomery
William Earl Malcom
Ethel Malcolm
Rashnon Malann
Frances Alma Malcolm
John Malcolm
Kathlyn Malcolm
Roy Warren Malcom

Parents and Siblings



    William Earl Malcom


    Ethel Malcolm


    Rashnon Malann


    Frances Alma Malcolm



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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 0

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 13

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Age 16

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: from the Gaelic personal name Maol-Choluim ‘devotee of (Saint) Columba’ ( see Colomb ).2 Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolcholuim ‘descendant of the devotee of St. Columba’ (Irish Colum Cille, literally ‘dove of the church’). In Ireland the personal name is often spelled Colm; in Scotland it has become Calum.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Malcom in household of George Malcom, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John E Malcom in household of George B Malcom, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John G Malcom, "Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999"

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