William Thomas Caldwell

Biography
William Thomas Caldwell is buried at Rosemont Cemetery, Newberry, SC. He moved to SC with his mother and lived 2 years with brother in law Patrick Calhoun in Abbeville Dist., SC. He joined his brother John Caldwell in Newberry Dist., SC and became surveyor; joined John's company of Rangers in the Revolution; promoted to Lt.; captured and held prisoner at St. Augustine, FL; he escaped and served more, finally joining a company of militia commanded by his brother James Caldwell; he was in the battle of Cowpens. He inherited his brother John's estate; married and settled on Mill Creek. He and Joseph Wright were appointed in 1787 by the county court to run traverse lines of the district to determine central point for the courthouse. In 1789 he was a county judge. With Col. Waters, he
laid off two acres now constituting the public square in Newberry. In 1804 he was elected Senator for
Newberry. It was said of him, "Rode good horses as long as he lived, and rode well."
Facts
  • 10 Mar 1748 - Birth - ; Charlotte Co. VA
  • 16 Dec 1814 - Death - ; Newberry Dist, SC
Ancestors
   
John Caldwell
9 Jan 1683 - 6 Oct 1750
 
 
William Findley Caldwell
1 Feb 1704 - 1761
  
  
  
 
William Thomas Caldwell
10 Mar 1748 - 16 Dec 1814
  
 
  
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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) William Thomas Caldwell
Birth10 Mar 1748Charlotte Co. VA
Death16 Dec 1814 Newberry Dist, SC
Marriageto Elizabeth Ann Williams
FatherWilliam Findley Caldwell
MotherRebecca PARKS (PARQUE)
PARENT (F) Elizabeth Ann Williams
Birth
Death
Marriageto William Thomas Caldwell
FatherLIVING
MotherLIVING
CHILDREN
MWilliam T. Caldwell
BirthABT 1815
Death
MJohn Caldwell
Birth9 Sep 1785
Death15 Jan 1856
Marriageto Elizabeth Hunter
Marriageto Abigail O'Neal
MJames Caldwell
Birth
Death
FElizabeth Caldwell
Birth19 Jul 1803Newberry Dist., SC
Death2 May 1889
Marriageto Francis Bernard Higgins
MPatrick Calhoun Caldwell
Birth10 Mar 1801Newberry Dist, SC
Death22 Nov 1855
Marriageto Frances B. Nance
Descendancy Chart
William Thomas Caldwell b: 10 Mar 1748 d: 16 Dec 1814
William T. Caldwell b: ABT 1815
John Caldwell b: 9 Sep 1785 d: 15 Jan 1856
Elizabeth Caldwell b: 19 Jul 1803 d: 2 May 1889
Patrick Calhoun Caldwell b: 10 Mar 1801 d: 22 Nov 1855