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Stu Haley wrote on June 9, 2019 at 9:34 pm
So let me ask you this, in your piece on Monnette, what evidence do you have that Orra Monnette ever sold his services as a professional genealogist?
 
JAC: I never suggested that Monnette sold anything.  As mentioned, Anjou was known to charge as much as $9,000.  As to Monnette, among others, as also mentioned, the July 1976 edition of the American Genealogist stated that Monnette and the others, "are so unreliable that nothing they say should be accepted without clear and unmistakable verification" 
Wayne Caldwell wrote on May 29, 2019 at 2:12 am
Thanks for this interesting research. I have been researching my own line from New Zealand. I have got back to a great, great grandfather, who emigrated from Londonderry (Derry) but that\'s where it stops for me.

Cheers
Wayne
William Chase wrote on April 13, 2019 at 12:46 pm
Enjoyed reading through the site. Mother\'s maiden name is Caldwell, descended from William Dwight Caldwell.
Jenny Caldwell wrote on April 11, 2019 at 7:07 pm
Hi,

I\'m looking for information about John Caldwell, born somewhere in PA in 1800. He moved to Ross, County, Ohio sometime before 1918, when he married Sarah McFarland. They had 3 children that I know of - Malinda in 1821, Katherine in 1825, and and my great-grandfather Samuel in 1833. I believe John died in 1843 in Ross County, Ohio, but I have been unable to confirm that.

I\'m searching for information on John\'s parents, siblings, birthplace, etc.

Does anyone here have any information about him@f1
Best regards,
Jenny Caldwell
Robert e caldwell jr wrote on March 24, 2019 at 1:42 pm
Enjoy reading the site! I was born and raised in Memphis Tn. My grandfather was John Caldwell in Milan TN. I now live in Colorado with my two boys, West William Caldwell and Levi Edward Caldwell.
a moore wrote on March 3, 2019 at 5:03 pm
Looking for any information on CHILDREN of Elizabeth Caldwell Moore (b. 1684) and her husband James Moore. Elizabeth was a sister of John Finley Caldwell. She and James came across from Ireland with John on the \"Eagle\'s Wing\" to Newcastle, DE in 1727.
Melodie Wood wrote on February 2, 2019 at 5:57 pm
Robert Caldwell b. 1775, d. b4 1857 married to Mary Cochran. Looking for Robert\'s parents
ellen wrote on December 30, 2018 at 10:14 pm
The family tree you have for William Caldwell --Father (Joseph Alexander (1657) Mother Jane McGhee under William you have living there is no way his children are still alive. The Alexander Richey married to Jane Caldwell (1688-1785) is spelled Richey not Ritchey--Alexander came to America with Jane and her brother amongst other in 1727 via Delaware> Pennsylvania>Virginia --They migrated to Virginia after the Scots-Irish wrote a petitioning the Governor of Virginia for land.
Kurt Sobiesienski wrote on December 27, 2018 at 12:33 pm
My maternal grandfather is a Caldwell. He played a vital role in my life and I have always been interested in his Scottish/English heritage. Thanks for your efforts in researching the family name. God Bless
Rollie Stamps wrote on November 9, 2018 at 2:42 pm
I am working on my family tree through Family Tree DNA.com and have come to this branch:

Jehu Johnston married to Margaret Jane Caldwell of Newberry, NC (b1758). I am showing her parents as Capt. John Caldwell(b1726)and Elizabeth Gilman (b1730). John Caldwell\'s parents were William Findley Caldwell (b/Ireland) and Rebecca Parque (b/either Ireland, prob. France, 1707). Does this track with your records@f0 I noticed Elizabeth Gilman was not listed, although women\'s life expectancy at the time was obviously low and multiple marriages appear to be the norm. Thank you for any help.
Pepperkorn wrote on September 25, 2018 at 5:59 pm
Hi -- In reference to your Robert Caldwell married to Mary Logan.

Just in response to your note on your record. Robert Alexander Caldwell Of Londonderry born 7/21/1721 died 10/1799 in Alexandria PA) ALSO married a Mary Logan (born 1730 in Londonderry - died 7/7/1799 in Alexandria PA) so they are NOT the same person, just same basic names - it\'s a whole other branch. They settled Juanita Valley and have tons of documentation in books and in the DAR etc. It might be fun to add this line into your records - in your copious spare time 😉

Robert Alexander Caldwell is one of my gggggggrandfathers and one of the GAZILLION Ulster Scots I have in my family, making me a Daughter of the American Revelation an absolutely ridiculous number of times. They really stuck together when they came to the US -- and Wow the Ulster Scots HATED the British. AND my family passed down the stories -- I was shocked at doing research based on my grandmother\'s stories -- and they were all true -- hundreds of year of grudges and now I know the origins - HAHAHAHA! I love my family I must say, and hope all Caldwells who visit find the same links to their history and all the strength and love and best wishes sent down the generations too!!
Ruth Ventrello wrote on September 2, 2018 at 7:56 pm
I am enjoying learning more about my ancestors. I descend from Daniel McJunkin (6th gggrandfather) and through him to Joseph Alexander Caldwell (1659-1730) 9th gggrandfather.
I found this site trying to research Elizabeth Wallace Caldwell my 12th gggrandmother (b. circa 1580). Find a grave has a statement that her father and mother are William Wallace and Katherine Crawford; however, there is not confirmed source for that claim. If anyone has a reliable source, please pass that information to me. Thank you
Kim Conroy wrote on August 29, 2018 at 11:45 pm
Hi - hoping I can find some help. My third great grandmother was Eleanor \"Ellen\" Caldwell. Family records have her birth as 1826 in Ohio. She married Milton Sutton on April 25, 1843 in Portage County, Ohio. The wedding was witnessed by Robert Caldwell. She had two sons, James Oliver and Franklin Augustus Sutton before she died in 1851 at the young age of 25. She is buried in the Mottown Cemetery in Deerfield Township, Portage County, Ohio.

I have done research on Ancestry.com but have not found any likely families yet that she could have belonged to. I don\'t have any proof that she was born in Ohio either.
Thanks for any help. Kim
Jeanette wrote on July 25, 2018 at 10:52 pm
Looking for conformation on James Caldwell and rebecca
Lewis C Caldwell wrote on July 23, 2018 at 2:49 pm
9th Great Grandfather John came into Somerset County, Maryland Colony, in 1683 from Ballybogan, Clonleigh Parrish, County Donegal. He purchased two tracts of land which he named Ballybogan and Clonleigh. His son John is considered the founder of Salisbury, MD, and was cited in a study of early Maryland Colony representatives to government of Lord Charles Calvert. In that study the father was said to be born in Londonderry and a date was given. Londonderry Cathedral\'s records list a baby named John born that day to William Caldwell and Elizabeth Huston.
William was the first born son of John Caldwell and Mary Sweetenham.

My 5th great grandfather sold 200 acres in Salisbury (inherited from father William) and brought his family down to Green County, Georgia,
after service in the Revolution. My 3rd came over with his family to
Alabama in 1850. He entered service in Memphis in the Civil War in 1861,was wounded at the Battle of Resaca and died at the hospital in
Rome, GA in 1864.

My family has lived in the same area of East Alabama since 1850.
Patty Caldwell Portenier wrote on July 21, 2018 at 1:46 am
Caldwell is not my maiden name. I was married to Donald E Caldwell from 1956 until his passing in 1985. I remarried in 1992 and choose to keep Caldwell as my middle name. I am the mother of John Alan Caldwell(58) and the grandmother of John David Caldwell (32) Alan Camden Caldwell (7) and Ian Gary Caldwell (18 mo.) ( all John Alan\'s sons) I now reside in FL and frequently encounter the Caldwell name but not aware of any familial connections.
Val Martin wrote on July 15, 2018 at 2:19 pm
Hi, Enjoyed reading some of the articles on here. One of my ancestors Thomas Pollock married Elizabeth Caldwell who\'s father was John Caldwell of Lochside, Lochwinnoch. I don\'t know if they are related to any of the people on this site.
Lisa Anderson wrote on July 7, 2018 at 2:13 pm
I\'m the family genealogist at our house. My husband Tom Anderson\'s mother was born a Caldwell, a direct descendant of Rev. David Caldwell\'s brother Alexander. I\'m finding interesting points of contact between the Caldwells and my own ancestors who lived in Mecklenburg Co and other parts of North Carolina during the same time period.
Allen ray Caldwell wrote on June 30, 2018 at 3:16 am
Thais is what I have...

William Caldwell 1742-1801
William Jr.1785-1838
Thomas Jefferson Caldwell 1816-1882
Eli Hugh Caldwell 1846-1897
Walter J. Caldwell 1879-1953
Hubert G. Caldwell 1903-1942
Allen E. Caldwell 1928-1998
Allen Ray Caldwell 1960-

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Melissa Ann Reeves Schoepf wrote on June 22, 2018 at 8:12 pm
Rachel Brown (Craighead) Caldwell and Rev. David Stewart Caldwell would have been my 7 times great grandparent. This was interesting and I will be traveling down to Pineville, NC in October so I plan to visit and pay my respects.