Louis James McCaleb

Male17 February 1772–February 1820

Brief Life History of Louis James

When Louis James McCaleb was born on 17 February 1772, in South Carolina, United States, his father, William McCaleb, was 26 and his mother, Anne MacKey, was 22. He married Pamalia Trigg on 20 November 1794. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in February 1820, in Kemper, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Claiborne, Mississippi, United States.

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Louis James McCaleb
Caroline Mary Truly
Marriage: 14 June 1811
William McCaleb
James Stuart McCaleb
Mary Margaret McCaleb

Sources (3)

  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
  • Mississippi, Wills and Probate Records, 1780-1982
  • Mississippi, Wills and Probate Records, 1780-1982

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  • Marriage
    14 June 1811Mississippi, United States
  • Children (3)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island

    Age 4

    On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 14

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish or Irish: variant of McKillip . The spelling has been influenced by the Old Testament personal name Caleb .

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

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