Andrew B Calhoun

Brief Life History of Andrew B

When Andrew B Calhoun was born on 16 June 1859, in Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Andrew Colquhoun, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth McConnell, was 35. He had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with Anna Dorothy Radcliffe. He lived in Dunbar, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Connellsville Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died on 6 February 1937, in Connellsville, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Hill Grove Cemetery, Connellsville, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew B Calhoun
1859–1937
Anna Dorothy Radcliffe
1858–1920
John Calhoun
1880–1947
Grace Calhoun
1883–1951
Isabelle Calhoun
1885–1966
Andrew Jackson Calhoun
1888–1955
Robert George Calhoun
1890–1934
William Radcliffe Calhoun
1896–1974

Sources (16)

  • Andw Colquhoun in household of Andrew Colquhoun, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • Andrew Colquhoun, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Andrew S Calhoun, "BillionGraves Index"

World Events (8)

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Colquhoun .

History: This prominent early American name was brought across the Atlantic Ocean by Scotch-Irish pioneers who entered Pennsylvania c. 1733. The American statesman John c. Calhoun (1782–1850), born in Abbeville District, SC, served in both houses of Congress, was secretary of war, and vice president of the US (1825–32).

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

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