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Connie VanBlaricom wrote on March 25, 2020 at 5:01 pm
Hello Caldwell
My Caldwell ancestors are from Ontario Canada as far as I have researched. My verbal history was that there were 3 chiefs of the Caldwell First Nation, Madwayosh, Quenesis and Robert. They were my 5th, 4th and 3rd great grandfathers. If anyone has information on any of these or Sheldon Caldwells in their history I would really like to hear from you. Thank you.
M E Powell wrote on March 9, 2020 at 7:55 pm
I have a tiny colored glass, about 2 inches tall. The name engraved on it is:
Willard Caldwell Hinton, W. VA. 1909
My grandfather , Lawrence C. Powell, was born around 1984. He was a revenuer and raided stills up in E KY. I have a photo of him with what I think are other revenuers up in Pike Co, KY. I am guessing this is connected to Willard Caldwell. I can\'t imagine where Grandpa got a little glass like that. It is cut glass at the bottom and wine-colored scallps at the top. It looks like a shot-glass, come to think of it!
jim caldwell wrote on February 3, 2020 at 10:17 pm
Searching ancestor John Beard Caldwell\'s predecessors.
Sylvia Wright wrote on February 2, 2020 at 6:47 pm
Hi there,

I have a Mary Caldwell of Ballyboggan, Lifford, Co. Donegal, Ireland who was born c. 1767. She married Alexander Henry McClintock (1764-1815) in 1791.

They only had one surviving child, Dorothea McClintock, 1795-1877. She married Rev. Robert Alexander, 1795-1872. One of their sons was the Most Rev. Sir William Alexander, Primate of All Ireland. His wife was Cecil Frances Humphreys (Mrs CF Alexander) who wrote \"All Things Bright & Beautiful\"

I wondered if you could tell me who her parents were and, if possible, her dates of birth & death.

Regards, Sylvia, Surrey, UK
Karey Caldwell wrote on February 1, 2020 at 4:51 pm
Greetings from New Hampshire! Alexander is MY GUY!
Holly A. Caldwell Hurtt wrote on January 31, 2020 at 4:59 pm
My great grandfather, John Wade Caldwell b. 9/8/1853, d. 11/12/1928 moved from North Carolina to Texas. He is a descendant of James Caldwell, who lived in Lincoln County, North Carolins during the 1832 census records.
There has also been a genealogy of James Caldwell written by Ray Von Caldwell and printed in 1968.
Cameron Caldwell wrote on January 29, 2020 at 3:37 pm
Can anyone help me verify a few ancestors as I haven\'t been able to thus far. James Caldwell 1755-1813 married to Mary Elizabeth Forrest Caldwell. They had a son, Robert Caldwell 1784-1855. His wife Jeanetta McLees Caldwell 1784-1841. I\'m trying to verify Robert is the son of James and Mary. Also trying to verify Robert married Jeanetta McLees. All my research has not turned up much with definitive documentation. Thanks for any help.
Jo Marie Brown wrote on January 29, 2020 at 2:11 pm
Super excited to have found this page. I live in South Carolina.
My line is:
7th John C Caldwell 1682-1750
6th William Findley Caldwell 1704-1761
5th James Caldwell 1755-1813
4th Samuel Caldwell 1783-1837
3rd Isabella Caldwell 1815-1886
2nd David Demillion Deal 1860-1896
GGM Tempie Lavinia Deal 1895-1972
GM Margaret Flinn Rush 1921-1991
M Susan Faye Bradshaw 1953-
Jo Marie Brown 1972-
Glen Caldwell wrote on January 9, 2020 at 10:48 pm
Thanks to Ancestry.com I can trace my lineage to Hugh Caldwell listed on rental roles in Louden County. I am doing further research with the Thomas Balch Genealogy Library (Loudon County) located in Leesburfg, VA.
Cameron Mcleece Caldwell wrote on January 6, 2020 at 4:10 am
I was surprised to find there was not more information on Capt. John Caldwell of the SC 3rd Regiment during the Revolutionary War. Son of William Findley Caldwell. John Caldwell died Nov. 24, 1781 by Bloody Bill Cunningham. He was the only law enforcement I found in my lineage.
Kevin Caldwell wrote on December 30, 2019 at 5:34 pm
Hi, Kevin Thomas Caldwell (western NC / USA) looking for the Caldwell line and hopefully relatives near & far. I have zero geneo experience til yesterday and have been on ancestry but am a bit confused. Hoping to find some Caldwells (and help).

Father / grandfather listing so far (all Caldwell) is John Knott / John French / Noah Lee / Rufus (no middle) / James Harvey / William C / John F. / Captain John F / Sir David / John Joseph / John / William Cauldwell (before the \"u\" was dropped out) and maybe this is too much info but wanted to put these all in case anyone\'s looking and might have some help.
stephen caldwell wrote on December 19, 2019 at 6:54 pm
Looking forward to some reading!
Randy Caldwell wrote on December 10, 2019 at 12:37 pm
I used to have a Caldwell page on Rootsweb going back to the 1100s.
My directs landed in the Port of Delaware in 1727 and headed to Amish lands before deciding to relocate in Lunenburg, Va.

As for the myths, they are all pretty much true, but not the way the scamming grifter Anjou said.

1) Barbarossa - was not the pirate, but Federick I. The brothers that went with Barbarossa, did so on the 3rd Crusade. The \'3 ships\' were not pirate ships, but \"Ships of State\" as Federick I (Barbarossa), Philip II (Philip Augustus) and Richard I (Richard the Lionheart)set out under their respective flags (ship of state) to take control of the Holy Lands.

This is a very big part of the story as the Caldwells were I believe from the Würzburg area of Germany (kalte quelle or cold source Roman bath area) and belonged to the Welf family. The Welfs and the Hohenstaufens were combined by marriage, but the Welf clan didn\'t like it and tried to assassinate Federick I\'s father (Frederick II) before the wedding. These \'family members\' were not killed as a tribute to bride Judith (of the Welfs), and instead were exiled. I believe these Caldwell ancestors ended up at a Caldwell settlement that suddenly appeared at this time between Worcester and Birmingham England. The 3 \'Caldwell\' brothers most likely joined the exiled family members after Federick I died on the Third Crusade. They being most likely younger and were conscripted (stripped from their family of would be assassins) for service instead of being immediately exiled.

2) Ann of Caldwell and Oliver Cromwell - there is a record of one Ann (of that Caldwell settlement near Birmingham) and Thomas Cromwell giving birth to either Cromwell\'s grandfather or grand-uncle. This may have been the \'illegitimate birth\' as they don\'t seem to have been married yet. There is a possibility that the son from Oliver\'s Great-grandfather died and to make the ilegit legit, he adopted (switched out) his brother\'s son for his own dead one, thus making Ann of Caldwell the grandmother of Oliver Cromwell. The interesting thing here is that post the birth record for Ann (with the ilegit kid), there is a marriage registered for her and Thomas in Birmingham (with no kid) prior to their departure for the new world, where they are registered again to be married yet again in Boston after arrival (yes people, there were settlements/cities in the new lands before the Pilgrims).

Flowing from this Birmingham phase of Caldwell exile/expansion/settling is where the family seems to have migrated in two groups (oneth by sea and oneth by land) north to the Scotch-Irish area leading to two major different spellings of the name. One with the \'d\' and the other without, with the vowell aspect taking on local variations of \'al\', \'ol\', \'aul\', etc.

The first mention of \"Cald-wels\" (interesting spelling for the time) in Scotland is via Tim Pont\'s maps from the end of the 1500s to early 1600s. That is also the time around when the Caldwell Tower in Scotland was built.
Charles B. Caldwell II wrote on November 15, 2019 at 10:20 pm
From Louisiana
Katharine Caldwell Anderson wrote on November 6, 2019 at 1:42 am
I joined ancestry.com and I am a descendant of the line of Caldwell\'s from Scotland and then Ireland. I am from the line of Caldwell\'s that inhabited Castle Caldwell in Ireland. Curious if anyone else on here is and where you live now.
Emily Caldwell wrote on October 22, 2019 at 5:48 am
Hi there!
My great-great-grandfather David Wylie Caldwell was born in Renfrewshire in 1834, and immigrated to Australia sometime before 1872. His parents were Archibald Caldwell and Margaret Wylie.
Have found this website interesting, but haven’t found any connections to my own family just yet.
k.j. habeeb wrote on September 15, 2019 at 2:07 am
I\'m looking for photographs of William Lowndes Calhoun, the youngest son of John Caldwell Calhoun, seventh vice President of the United States. I\'ve seen one attributed daguerreotype of this man, but would like to see other representations. I would be grateful for any leads. Thanks in advance! K.
David Hughes wrote on July 24, 2019 at 7:17 pm
After neglecting it for quite some time I decided to spend some time today in expanding my family tree. It appears that I am descended from the Caldwell line by way of Abigail Bain Caldwell who was a daughter of Samuel C. Caldwell and Elizabeth Lindsay. Thanks to this website I was able to trace the Caldwell line back quite a bit. I will be returning to this site to learn more about the Caldwell family history. Thank you.
kam jackson wrote on July 23, 2019 at 1:28 am
I am a descendant of the Caldwells--My great grandfather was Jonas Caldwell of Ravenna Kentucky. I have 2 questions/comments. We descend from Sir James of Caldwell Castle in Fermanagh in Northern Ireland I\'m assuming@f2 My cousin traveled there last year to visit. Second-- I saw a story re the myth that we were related in some way to Jesse James? He shows up on my National Geographic DNA list as a maternal match, The Caldwells are on my Maternal side--- so maybe not a myth after all?
Kevin Helmicko wrote on June 19, 2019 at 9:19 pm
I have come across a book in my Mother’s belongings dated 1768 Select sentences. In side hand written inscription
Enoch David’s book
Bought of David Caldwell in 1773
Thought this might be of interest to your family.
I would like it to go back into the possession of family.
Kmhelmick@gmail.com