Mary Thankful Alice Caldwell

27 May 1757–26 November 1821 (Age 64)
Lunenburg, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Thankful Alice

When Mary Thankful Alice Caldwell was born on 27 May 1757, in Lunenburg, Virginia, United States, her father, David Robert Caldwell, was 47 and her mother, Mary Thankful Dudgeon, was 43. She married Beverly Mann on 5 October 1772, in Charlotte, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 26 November 1821, in Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Green, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Beverly Mann
1750–1822
Mary Thankful Alice Caldwell
1757–1821
Marriage: 5 October 1772
Joseph Jackson Mann
1775–1858
Mary Alice "Thankful" Mann
1791–
Mary Mann
1777–1853
William Mann
1779–1805
David Mann
1781–1845
Josiah Thomas Mann
1783–1838
Thomas Mann
1789–1835
Nancy Mann
1792–1851
Elizabeth Mann
1794–
Mary Malinda Mann
1799–1853

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 October 1772
Charlotte, Virginia, British Colonial America
children

(10)

    Male1775–1858Male

    Mary Mann

    Female1777–1853Female

    William Mann

    Male1779–1805Male

    Male1781–1845Male

    Josiah Thomas Mann

    Male1783–1838Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Female1733–1788Female

    Female1734–1796Female

    Jean Caldwell

    Female1740–Female

    Margaret Caldwell

    Female1742–Female

    Sarah Caldwell

    Female1744–1760Female

+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 1

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 19

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 23

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

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.

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Story Highlight

Margaret Caldwell History

In November Court 1760, Margaret Caldwell, of lawful age [at least 14 years old], orphan and only child of Thomas, deceased, chose Paul Carrington, Gent. to be her guardian. Carrington and Clement Rea …

Sources (3)

  • Will of Mary Caldwell of Mercer County, Kentucky
  • Mary Thankful Alice Caldwell Smith, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Will of David Caldwell of Charlotte County, Virginia

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