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G. Steven Maxted wrote on February 16, 2016 at 2:52 am
Hello Caldwell friends,

Your website is most interesting, but unfortunately I have not been able to find the info I am searching for, and maybe I\'m looking in the wrong place. Perhaps you can help me. I sure would appreciate it in our genealogical search.

My great great grandparents, Henry(b. 1827) Caldwell and Margaret (Woods - b. 1826, d.21 Mar 1898) were both born Presyterian in Country Tyrone. I believe they were married in the Ardstraw Presbyterian Church just prior to 1850 and emigrated to Canada (Iroquois, ON) in 1850. I cannot seem to find their names in any of your records online. Then, Henry\'s grandfather (or great grandfather) was born in County Tyrone in 1725 and died 31 Mar 1806.
I have a note of his marriage to one Elizabeth Elliot in 1747.

Can you give me any further info on any of the above? Some of our relatives have enquired as to why Henry and Margaret emigrated to Canada, and to the small town of Iroquois on the St. Lawrence River. Unfortunately, we don\'t have any answers.

Your help (or any assistance) would be most appreciated. We have followed the line on down from Henry and Margaret, but can\'t seem to get anywhere going backward.

Your response or any leads would be most appreciated. Most sincerely,

G Steven Maxted
Tacoma, WA USA
Chip Baker wrote on February 14, 2016 at 10:59 pm
Hello, my name is Chip Baker from Tennessee. I am a direct descendant of the Caldwell family dating back to the Caldwell name of Belleek, Fermanaugh, Ireland. I appreciate this site and look forward to reading of the history.
Pat wrote on February 13, 2016 at 1:39 pm
I have another William Caldwell you can add to your database. Born March 28, 1766 and died June 27, 1832. He and his wife Ester/Hester are buried in the Beaverdam Cemetery in Henry Co. TN. I have photos of both tombstones if you wish. I believe his wife to be Ester Buchanan with their marriage on 10 Sep 1787 in Augusta Co. VA.
Nadine Van Buren wrote on February 1, 2016 at 10:04 pm
Paternal grandmother was Statira Eliza Caldwell, daughter of Joseph Cogswell Caldwell and Eliza Caldwell. Joseph was the son of Paul Caldwell and Catherine Thumm. Paul was the son of William (family bible) which is where the line ends for me.
Edward Caldwell wrote on January 19, 2016 at 7:07 pm
I believe I am descended from Seth Caldwell (#59356) through his son William (Billy) Caldwell. I already had through family sources Seth\'s name, his approx birth year, son\'s name and wife\'s name, which match your information. If you\'re interested I think I can fill in a lot of blank areas.
Katherine Cain wrote on January 5, 2016 at 5:23 pm
I am very happy to have found this website! You have amazing history recorded here. My Mother\'s Maiden name is Caldwell and her aunts, my great aunts, keep recorded histories that provide information about Cromwell as well. I found it funny in the myth section about blue eyes and black eyes. My mother is blonde hair blue eyes and i was born with black eyes.
Lauren Caldwell Gadd wrote on January 2, 2016 at 4:22 am
My father was Lawrence Edward Caldwelll, son of Mark McKinley Caldwell. I have been tracing our ancestry for the last 2 years. I enjoyed reading what information you have gathered. It is interesting that my other relatives, the Williams, often cross paths with the Caldwells, and often not on the same side of a disagreement. I would love to talk to anyone interested in my father\'s side of my family.
Richard Caldwell wrote on December 13, 2015 at 4:42 pm
Research the Caldwell name. Finding this site interesting.
Heather Stewart Caldwell wrote on November 30, 2015 at 9:31 am
Hi. My father was Gilbert MacWilliam Caldwell born in 1904 in Paisley or Johnston Scotland. His father was James Caldwell and mother Margaret MacWilliam Caldwell. I know for sure he had a brother Daniel and a sister Margaret but that is all i know. My father was married once before he married my mother and had a son James and a daughter possibly Margaret. I believe this was in Eastern Canada. I would love to find any Caldwell relatives as i know nothing about this side of my family tree.
Melissa Caldwell wrote on November 24, 2015 at 1:32 am
daughter of James David Caldwell and Carolyn Sue Caldwell
Kathleen Caldwell wrote on October 27, 2015 at 9:09 pm
My grandfather was named Vincent Caldwell and he married into a German family with the surne Koethe. Vincent married Herte Koethe and they settled in Brooklyn NY. They had one son , my father Donald in 1929. I don\'t know anything about Vincent Caldwell. How can I move forward with my research@f4
Esperanza S Caldwell wrote on October 22, 2015 at 5:33 pm
My husband is Jerry Caldwell.
His family is from the southeastern region of Kentucky.
Brady Thomas Caldwell Jr. wrote on October 9, 2015 at 10:29 am
My father is Brady T. Caldwell
His father was Brady W. Caldwell
His father was George Cleveland Caldwell
His father was Henry Harrison Caldwell
This is as far back as I know.
Rev Carl Callahan wrote on September 20, 2015 at 2:44 am
My wife Linda Faye Caldwell is a direct descendant of Rev David Caldwell and we have him in her family tree and would like to share some information
Teresa Wilkins Goodman wrote on September 10, 2015 at 1:26 am
Granddaughter of Kizzie Caldwell.
Robert Caldwell Kane wrote on September 6, 2015 at 6:29 pm
My Grandmother Rebecca Caldwell from Donegal, NI. Passed away circa 1957 in Philadelphia, PA
Her brother (my great uncle) Robert G Caldwell from NI. Settled in Phila as well; hence my name Robert Caldwell KANE

Rebecca\'s husband Charles Roulston from County Tyrone NI
colleen asaro wrote on August 30, 2015 at 5:08 am
my maternal great grandfather was a Caldwell...I want to research the family.
Mellisa Bieker wrote on August 21, 2015 at 7:02 pm
I have reviewed your site and I have noticed you do not have my grandma\'s Caldwell line. How do I contact the site owner I am not finding an email and this the only form I can write on sorry you can delete it you don\'t want this here but I would love to share info. and talk to you more about this line. I continuing the work on it proving everything hemming details
S J K Haley wrote on August 7, 2015 at 11:28 am
Re: Anjou

I just read you piece on Anjou. Have you researched Orra Monnette, his methods and his notes? It seems as if you and Mr. Anderson are ready to condemn him in, but you until you review his notes, his research methodology, both you and Anderson are simply stating an uneducated opinion. I would also note that Monnette - he never obtained a doctorate, and never presented himself as such. This makes your "Dr." Salutation of him misleading - never offered his services to clients as Anjou did. Monnette was too busy running banks to present himself to clients as a professional genealogist. It was his personal hobby. While he did sell his Piscataway books, he never presented himself as a professional genealogist. Furthermore, Monnett documented and saved, everything. His personal papers include harsh criticisms levied at him by his foes, if he were a fraudster, would he keep such criticisms and defend them?

Strangely, Anderson, who you quote with great confidence, never accessed Monnette's original notes, correspondence or other documents. Instead Anderson takes his information Monnette from a screed written by Donald Lines Jacobus in the American Genealogist, written 20+ years after Monnette's death. Reading Jacobus's piece on Monnette, it become apparent that he too, never looked at the methods Monnette used.

Finally, as to his work with Huguenot's and your inference that such made his works more suspect because that was was Anjou's preferred ourve is really illogical.

One cannot call to question the motivations, quality or even how incorrect conclusions are reached if one does not examine the primary source documentation of a researcher. But to criticize, without benefit or such an examination, mearly places the person who draws such conclusions, without benefit of such research into realms of hearsay themselves.

I have delved into Monnette's personal notes. Have you?

Comment:So let me get this straight; I quote a 1976 edition of American Genealogist that list seven "genealogists" as suspect and I'm some sort of slacker because I didn't research - let alone to your standards - the research of the person that I quoted regarding one of those seven that's not even actually the focus of the article? Got it. Regardless of whether or not Anjou added a dash of Huguenot ancestry in his dubious genealogy reports it doesn't change the fact that the propensity of Monnette's genealogical research contained some connection to Huguenots; let alone the fact that Monnette chaired a meeting of Huguenot descendants (or were they?), but move along; nothing to see here.... There is not one of us without warts of some kind in our ancestry, and while it's noble that almost 80 years after his death you wish to add some sort of corrections or nuance to your ancestors story, I'm going to follow Occam's razor on this one....
Susan McMillan wrote on August 6, 2015 at 3:37 am

Thank you so much for this website. Just want to let you know the link for Joseph Caldwell # 59103 is not working. Neither is the link for his wife Jane McGrew.


Comment: Thanks, Sue! I'll take a look.