Person:James Caldwell (62)

James Caldwell
m. abt. 1758
  1. Mary Caldwellabt 1760 - bef 1817
  2. William Caldwell1760 - 1823
  3. James Caldwell1763 - 1836
m. 30 November 1786
Facts and Events
Name James Caldwell
Gender Male
Birth[1] 7 July 1763 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 30 November 1786 Lincoln County, Kentuckyto Meeke Perrin
Death[1] 6 September 1836 St. Francois County, Missouri

James Caldwell was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 1, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :

Caldwell, James - entered service 1779 in Greenbrier County, Virginia, as substitute for father; also service in Indian War 1790; born 7/4/1763; granted Pension 1833 in St. Francois County, Missouri, died 9/6/1836; married 11/30/1786 to Meeke Perrin, Lincoln County, Kentucky; widow born 2/27/1769, & granted Pension 1844 in St. Francois County, Missouri, resided there in 1858. R448.
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    James Caldwell was possibly the first child of Samuel Caldwell and his second wife was born 4 July 1763 in Virginia. He died in 1840 and left in his will in St. Francois Co., MO, a listing of all his half-brothers and sisters and his full sister and full brother. He married to Meeke Perrin 30 Nov 1786 in Lincoln Co. KY. She inherited half his estate. They did not have any children living by 1840.