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(79) Lyn Overton
Wed, 4 May 2016 18:38:19 +0000

My mother was a Culwell of Pike County MO. The surname shifted in Kentucky from Caldwell to Culwell in the mid to late 1800s. The patriarch of thie line was Thomas A. Caldwell, b Maryland 1785 (according to census data), died Jefferson Co, KY, 11 Sep 1856. The children who remained in Kentucky generally kept the Caldwell spelling, while those who moved into Missouri changed to Culwell. We have tried without success to discover the antecedents of Thomas A. Caldwell. There is a DNA connection to Samuel Boyd Caldwell (1793-1879 PA) but no documented connection seems available. If anyone has information on Thomas A. Caldwell, it would be most welcome.

(78) Jennifer Frazee
Tue, 3 May 2016 03:29:18 +0000

I am descended from John and Margaret's son, William and am a historian living in Oklahoma. It was good to be able to use your site to verify some of the information our side has gathered over the years!

(77) James Frank Caldwell
Sun, 1 May 2016 15:44:29 +0000

Link to this site was forwarded to me by my nephew Scot Elam. If my research is correct, I am a descendant of David A. Caldwell born 1769.

(76) Sharon Allen Ketchum
Sat, 23 April 2016 05:33:47 +0000

Hello, I have enjoyed visiting. I am the maternal Grandmother of a darling little boy (age 5) named FLOYD CHRISTIAN KETCHUM STEWART. Floyd is named after his Daddy's maternal Grandfather, FLOYD CALDWELL. Since Floyd's birth I have been researching both his Caldwell and Stewart family genealogy. I hope he will be as thrilled about the discoveries I have made as I have been. I have known about the Rev. David Caldwell and his wife Rachael for a while and after reading more about them here I can hardly wait to tell Floyd and his parents about your Caldwell Genealogy site so they can visit too.

Floyd's father is TIMOTHY CHRISTIAN STEWART. His parents were TIMOTHY STEWART and LINDA CALDWELL. Linda's parents were FLOYD CALDWELL and her Mother is a lovely Samoan lady who's name at present I can not recall how to spell. So, my little Floyd has quite an interesting family tree!

I wanted to write just to tell you how much I have enjoyed visiting your genealogy...and give a shout out to the tiny little 'bud' growing on the Caldwell Family tree named Floyd.

Sharon Ketchum
Boise, Idaho

(75) beverly walley
Mon, 18 April 2016 23:37:29 +0000

My great-grandma was Mary Ella Caldwell Barton (1876-1958). I was 11 years old when she died. I have many fond memories of her and her stories. I had polio as a child and sat with her most of the time due to the paralysis I had as a child. I have been researching this branch of the family. I enjoyed the research you have completed. We are in Missouri. Her father was David Caldwell (1847-1924).Thank you.

(74) Peter Caldwell
Fri, 1 April 2016 00:33:31 +0000

I would like to contact Jennifer Miller from New Zealand (19 Jan 2003). We appear to be closely related.

(73) Janet Gregson
Thu, 31 March 2016 05:09:56 +0000

My grandmother was Clara Houston Caldwell Gregson. I have never been able to understand where the "Houston" came from, since I have not noticed that it is a family name. Clara's grandfather, Mathew Caldwell (sometimes spelled with 2 t's and sometimes with 1) came to America in 1840. I have found that he originated in Renfrewshire, Scotland, then moved to northern Ireland and then migrated across the ocean. I want so much to know about his history before he migrated. If you could possibly point me in the right direction I would be very grateful. Caldwell has remained a family middle name for the past 5 generations.

(72) Avery
Wed, 9 March 2016 06:13:31 +0000

I have a lot of information on Caldwell from West Monroe, Oswego county, New York. I am having trouble tracing them further back than that. What I do know is that James G. Caldwell was born in November of 1809 in Tyrone Ireland and sailed to Philadelphia in 1832 aboard the ship Asia. He than moved to Collins, Erie county, New York and married Jane Emeline Williams, daughter of Dr. Henry Williams. They had their fist child in that town and then moved to West Monroe and had their next ten children, two of whom died at six months and two years old. four of their children joined the union side of the civil war. James, George, and Albert died in the civil war. Dr. Henry W. Caldwell was the only one to survive. I have more info than this, including where two of the brothers died. I would like to add them to this web site. However I am failing at finding a way to contact anyone here. If someone could please contact me I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks AVERY CALDWELL

(71) Kim Callahan
Sun, 28 February 2016 06:35:49 +0000

I have information on Anna Elizabeth Hoschler 1892-1934, wife of Ambrose Vanderbeek. Her parents were Fred & Bertha (Mader) Hoschler. She had several siblings. Her grandparents were John & Elizabeth (Kopp) Hoschler.

I can be reached at the above e-mail address if you would like further information.


Kim Callahan

(70) Ian Robert Caldwell
Sat, 27 February 2016 21:11:54 +0000
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Hi, great site, I know my recent family history descends from Ayrshire and trying to find tartan but no luck as yet - any ideas please? Thanks