John Caldwell

John Caldwell (1793 - 1874)

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John Caldwell
Born in Southend, Argyll and Bute, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Southend, Argyll, Scotlandmap
[children unknown]
Died in Harlem, WInnebago County, Illinoismap
Profile last modified | Created 11 May 2018 | Last significant change: 15 Aug 2018
13:22: Joelle (Colville) Colville-Hanson edited the Biography for John Caldwell. [Thank Joelle for this]
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Categories: Kintyre, Argyll | Gleaner, sailed June, 1842 | Migrants from Argyll to Illinois | Argyle, Illinois | 1860 US Census, Harlem Township, Winnebago, Illinois | Willow Creek Presbyterian Church, Argyle, Illinois | Charter Member, Willow Creek Presbyterian Church, Argyle, Illinois | Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Illinois.



Biography

John was born in 1793 in Argyll, Scotland. He was the son of James Caldwell and Elizabeth Howie [1]

He married Margaret Ralston in 1828 in Southend, Argyll. [2]

They came to the US on the Gleaner in 1842. [3]

They were one of the early families at the Scottish Settlement at Argyll

He passed away in 1874.

Sources

  1. "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTJ9-RY4 : 10 February 2018), John Caldwell, ; citing Southend, Argyllshire, Scotland, reference - 2:16BJ1FJ, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,076.
    Name: John Caldwell
    Gender: Male
    Baptism Date: 9 Dec 1793
    Baptism Place: , Southend, Argyll, Scotland
    Father: James Caldwell
    FHL Film Number: 1041076
    Reference ID: - 2:16BJ1FJ
  2. "Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTKJ-79D : 10 February 2018), John Caldwell and Margaret Ralston, 29 Mar 1828; citing Southend,Argyll,Scotland, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,076.
  3. "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVPF-7HYL : 11 March 2018), John Caldwell, 1842; citing NARA microfilm publication M237 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm .

See also:

  • Find A Grave: Memorial #53389621 Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 July 2018), memorial page for John Caldwell (9 Dec 1793–10 Mar 1874), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53389621, citing Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Boone County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Amelia Crombie-Christy (contributor 46861625) .

1860 US Census

"United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXHP-41T : 13 December 2017), John Caldwell in entry for David C Ralston, 1860.

David C Ralston Male 36 :Scotland
Elizabeth Ralston Female 29 England
John C Ralston Male 6 Illinois
James R Ralston Male 2 Illinois
David Ralston Male 1 Illinois
John Caldwell Male 66 Scotland
Margarett Caldwell Female 50 Scotland
Francis Mc Geachie Male 25 Scotland
Margaret Hill Female 15 Scotland


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Headstone of John Caldwell & Margaret Ralston
Headstone of John Caldwell & Margaret Ralston

Headstone for John & Margaret Caldwell with thier mothers, Elizabeth Howie and Helen Howie
Headstone for John & Margaret Caldwell with thier mothers, Elizabeth Howie and Helen Howie

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