James Caldwell

Biography
James Caldwell, Sr. came to SC with widowed mother about 1770; bore no active part in the Revolution until 1780, after which he commanded a company of militia. On 17 Jan 1781, as company commander under Gen. Pickens, he was severely wounded by Tarleton's Dragoons at Cowpens; was incapacitated for further service. After the war, he abducted the notorious Tory Matthew Love
from the courtroom at Ninety Six, SC and helped to hang him. He served one term in the House of
Representatives and resigned. In Dec 1807 he was elected Sheriff of Newberry Dist., SC by the Legislature. He joined Little River Presbyterian Church.
Facts
  • 8 Jul 1755 - Birth - ; VA
  • 11 Jan 1813 - Death - ; SC
Ancestors
   
John Caldwell
9 Jan 1683 - 6 Oct 1750
 
 
William Findley Caldwell
1 Feb 1704 - 1761
  
  
  
 
James Caldwell
8 Jul 1755 - 11 Jan 1813
  
 
  
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Rebecca PARKS (PARQUE)
ABT 1707 - 1806
  
  
  
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Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) William Findley Caldwell
Birth1 Feb 1704
Death1761
Marriage1727to Rebecca PARKS (PARQUE)
FatherJohn Caldwell
MotherMargaret Phillips
PARENT (F) Rebecca PARKS (PARQUE)
BirthABT 1707France (French H
Death1806 Mill Creek, Newberry Co. SC
Marriage1727to William Findley Caldwell
Father?
Mother?
CHILDREN
MJames Caldwell
Birth8 Jul 1755VA
Death11 Jan 1813SC
MarriageABT 1778to Elizabeth Forrest at Newberry Dist., SC
FMartha Caldwell
Birth1750ub Creek, Lunenburg (Charl
Death15 May 1801Abbeville Distri, SC
Marriageto Patrick Calhoun
FSarah Caldwell
Birth1730
Death
Marriageto Dr. James Martin
MDavid Caldwell
Birth1741
Death
Marriageto Sarah Martin
Marriageto Nancy Carey
Marriageto ? Forrest
FEleanor Caldwell
Birth1746
Death
Marriage16 May 1766to John Moore
MWilliam Thomas Caldwell
Birth10 Mar 1748Charlotte Co. VA
Death16 Dec 1814Newberry Dist, SC
Marriageto Elizabeth Ann Williams
FElizabeth Caldwell
Birth15 Oct 1757
Death29 Dec 1851SC
Marriageto Robert Gillam
FAnn Caldwell
Birth1756
Death
F(Phoebe?) Rebecca Caldwell
BirthAFT 1724
Death
Marriageto Josiah East
FMargaret Caldwell
Birth4 Jan 1729PA
Death12 Sep 1802Abbeville Distri, SC
Marriageto James Ritchie
MJohn Caldwell
Birth1728Pennsylvania
DeathNov 1781SC
Marriageto Margaret (DAVIDSON ?) at Macklenberg, NC
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) James Caldwell
Birth8 Jul 1755VA
Death11 Jan 1813 SC
MarriageABT 1778to Elizabeth Forrest at Newberry Dist., SC
FatherWilliam Findley Caldwell
MotherRebecca PARKS (PARQUE)
PARENT (F) Elizabeth Forrest
Birth
Death
MarriageABT 1778to James Caldwell at Newberry Dist., SC
FatherLIVING
MotherLIVING
CHILDREN
MJohn Caldwell
Birth
Death
FElizabeth Caldwell
Birth
Death
Marriageto LIVING
FFrancis Atwood Caldwell
Birth
Death
Marriageto LIVING
MDavid Robert Caldwell
Birth1811
Death
Marriageto Elizabeth Wardlaw
MWilliam Caldwell
Birth
Death
Marriageto LIVING
Marriageto LIVING
MGeorge Forrest Caldwell
Birth1794
Death12 Mar 1834
Marriageto Edna Brooks
FRebecca Walkup Caldwell
Birth
Death
Marriageto LIVING
FMary Ann Caldwell
Birth
Death
Marriageto LIVING
Marriageto LIVING
MSamuel Caldwell
Birth
Death
Marriageto LIVING
Marriageto LIVING
MJames Caldwell
Birth
Death
Marriageto LIVING
Descendancy Chart