Elmer Rogers Caldwell

26 September 1889–9 November 1974 (Age 85)
Franklin, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Elmer Rogers

When Elmer Rogers Caldwell was born on 26 September 1889, in Franklin, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Alexander Caldwell, was 57 and his mother, Nancy Rowena Rogers, was 40. He married Ida Izora Cleek on 23 December 1912, in Franklin, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Civil District 15, Franklin, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Stehekin, Chelan, Washington, United States in 1920. He died on 9 November 1974, in Estill Springs, Franklin, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Pleasant Grove, Franklin, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Rogers Caldwell
Ida Izora Cleek
Marriage: 23 December 1912
Jessie Mae Caldwell
Elmer Cecil Caldwell

Spouse and Children

23 December 1912
Franklin, Tennessee, United States


    Jessie Mae Caldwell


    Elmer Cecil Caldwell


Parents and Siblings

    William Alexander Caldwell


    Nancy Rowena Rogers




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · African American Population in Roslyn

Age 1

In 1980, Roslyn was recognized on having the state's highest population of African Americans at 22%
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: habitational name from any of several places in England and Scotland, variously spelled, that are named with Old English cald ‘cold’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’. Caldwell in North Yorkshire is one major source of the surname; Caldwell in Renfrewshire in Scotland another.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elmer S Coldwell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elmer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elmer R Culwell in household of Harvey G Brown, "United States Census, 1910"

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