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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 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-

Hello From Texas
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.
Brent Caldwell wrote on June 20, 2018 at 1:57 am
thank you for all the info, very interesting and fun to read
Jeanette mckinney wrote on June 18, 2018 at 2:26 am
I have lots of into on Caldwell’s in pennsylvania. John Caldwell m. Jane ann repine. Johns father was James Caldwell. I can not find anything I can connect the two. Their a will of James in Indiana co., pa. That is the only thing.
Jeanette mckinney wrote on June 18, 2018 at 2:18 am
Maiden name Caldwell. Have info. Can’t get past James and Rebecca.
Nikki Caldwell wrote on June 12, 2018 at 2:17 am
grandparents Robert Caldwell and Mary McCartney came from Tyrone in 1927. Grandfather and his 4 sons all worked in the Gold mine in Kirkland Lake Ont. My father Harry left the north and moved with my sister and mother and I to Welland Ontario. Harry was born 1915. in Tyrone.Uncle Bob (Robert) had 2 sons Terry and Douglas. Uncle Doug has 4 daughters Cathy ,Linda, Jane forget other cousins name. Uncle Ach? had 2 sons .My father never talked about Ireland even though he was 12 when he came to Canada. Never passed on any stories or culture. Never understood why.
Patricia Caldwell wrote on June 7, 2018 at 9:09 pm
I descend from Caldwell\'s in Arkansas / Tennessee / Missouri and am thrilled to find this site after running in to the myths and feeling like they couldn\'t possibly be true. My father always said we were Scots Irish and the whole French thing doesn\'t even comport with my DNA! Looking forward to digging deeper.
Betty Helen IGiouris wrote on June 5, 2018 at 6:23 am
Hi everyone
This website is really interesting.
My paternal great-grandmother was the daughter of William Caldwell,
born in Paisley, Renfrewshire, in 1801. William arrived in Australia in 1826, as a convict on the vessel Speke. He gained his freedom in 1835. He married Mary Fuller in 1852 and died in NSW, Australia in 1883. William\'s parents were William Caldwell and Mary Mitchell, both born in 1770 in Paisley, Renfrewshire. Unfortunately I haven\'t been able to trace any further back and would love to hear from any Caldwell\'s connected to William.
Regards to all from Melbourne, Australia.
Helen Giouris
Glen Caldwell wrote on May 30, 2018 at 2:01 pm
Related through DNA with Seth Caldwell born in Castle Caldwell, Fermenaugh Northern Ireland. Died on Loughtoun County VA
Bruce Cavanagh wrote on May 23, 2018 at 5:36 am
Hi All

My wife\'s Caldwell family come from Galston, Ayrshire, Scotland and we are interested in communicating with other people that have family connections.

Kia ora & Cheers from New Zealand
Julie Caldwell wrote on May 21, 2018 at 11:48 pm
Hello Everyone! What a fun site. I\'m a 9x great granddaughter of John Caldwell and Mary Swetenham. My branch comes to America through their great grandson Samuel Caldwell and his son Hugh Caldwell Sr. who left Ireland around 1741/42 (I think...I\'m still trying to find a good citation for that date)and settled in Lancaster and Clearfield counties in Pennsylvania. I started researching my ancestry about a year ago to see if I could debunk a family story that I\'m related to Henry VIII (through a maternal branch that married into the Caldwells) and this site is one of the first I stumbled across. I\'m having so much fun learning about our ancestors and the role they\'ve played throughout history. I found Kings, Queens, Crusaders, Vikings, Visigoths, Archbishops, Knights Templar, Scottish rebels, American Patriots, and Oregon pioneers. We have much to be proud of in our Caldwell heritage!!

Right now I\'m digging into the PA Caldwells and associated families during and immediately after the Revolutionary War. I\'m hitting a brick wall in regards to the family of Jane Boyd who married Hugh Caldwell Jr. in Martic Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in 1783. Most of what\'s floating around on the internet shows her parents are from Virginia and it just doesn\'t make sense to me. I\'ve spent weeks trying to find a connection between the VA Boyds and the PA Boyds and I just can\'t find anything. If anybody has any information on these families I would really love your help!
Deborah Verner Dobbs wrote on May 3, 2018 at 2:16 am
Thank you! I shall be spending a lot of time researching on your website getting my Caldwell family lines correctly documented on my family Tree. My 6th great grandparents were James Ritchie (whose mother was Jeanne Caldwell) and Margaret Caldwell. 1st or 2nd cousins, so I get a little extra Caldwell DNA hopefully. Actually I did the Ancestry DNA thing and I have quite a few areas in Northern Ireland and in Scotland where my DNA shows up, including Ayr and Prestwick! I just found on your website my 12th great grandparents were William Caldwell and Elise Wallace. I was just telling my sister the other day that I bet we might be related to the famous William Wallace because of where the Caldwell\'s lived when they lived in Scotland. Sounding better now! I love the Caldwell\'s story, because it represents the dreams of freedom and freedom of Worship as I have discovered with practically all of my Ancestors that can be traced back across the pond. I am a proud recipient of true Patriot DNA. All of my DNA Ancestors were in America before 1800!
Nancy Van Antwerp wrote on April 18, 2018 at 3:53 pm
Trying to find information on family of origin and ancesters of Peggy Caldwell, who married George McGaham, aka McGaughan in Wayne County, Kentucky October 9, 1801. I am a descendant of this Peggy Caldwell & have been unable to trace this line.
Katherine Brown wrote on April 13, 2018 at 10:54 pm
I enjoyed your writings on the Caldwell Family Tree.

My mother was a Caldwell and I have traced her family back to a GGGGrandfather from AL/TN but stuck there for now. I found it very interesting that you mention the Norsemen. I have a hereditary hand disease (Dupuytren Contracture) that is referred to as the Vikings Disease. It is rare but pops up now and then in the family. We also have the occasional red head that pops up (My great grandfather, my younger sister, my granddaughter and my second cousin and her granddaughter. Family oral history has always said we had Scotch-Irish ancestors.

Thank you again for all your work.