Person:James Calloway (12)

m. bef 1814
  1. James Callaway1798 - 1878
  1. Dr. Beniah T Callaway1824 - 1899
  2. John Calloway1828 -
  3. Robert CallowayAbt 1830 - Abt 1865
Facts and Events
Name[2] James Callaway
Alt Name[1] James Calloway
Gender Male
Birth? 1798 Massachusetts, United States
Residence[2] 1814 Washington, Wayne, Indiana, United Statesarrived in Wayne County with his father
Marriage Wayne, Indiana, United Statesto Matilda Cooper
Death? 1878 Milton, Wayne, Indiana, United States
Religion[2] Quaker

Research Notes

  1. PETER DNA LINK in Callaway DNA Project, in

    James Calloway is # 154319 in PETER DNA LINK (the members of this group have DNA that directly links them to Peter Callaway 1640 of MD, however no paper trail exists to show this)

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Calloway, in Biographical and genealogical history of Wayne, Fayette, Union and Franklin Counties, Indiana. (Chicago, Illinois: Chicago : Lewis, 1899)

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    ... The Calloway family, which is represented in Cambridge City, Wayne County, by the subject of this article, is one of the oldest in this section of the state, for in 1814, when the country was an unbroken wilderness, two ambitious men, father and son, John and James Calloway, arrived here, having made the long journey from their former home in Massachusetts, in a wagon. With the true zeal and energy of the successful frontiersman, they set to work and cleared and improved land in Washington Township. They were members of the Society of Friends, sober, temperate and peaceful in their ways, and won the respect and confidence of the red men as well as of their few white neighbors.

    John Calloway, the grandfather of our subject, died in Ohio, in 1848, at the advanced age of ninety years. James, the father, married Matilda Cooper, of this county, and during their active lives they gave their attention to agriculture. Mrs. Calloway died in her seventieth year, and Mr. Calloway lived to reach four-score years, his death taking place in 1878. One of their sons, Robert, was a hero of the Civil War, his life being a sacrifice to his country. ...