CALDWELL ANNEX

 

Blessie (Caldwell) Shipman Pedigree

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Origin of the surname “Caldwell:”

 

 

Generation

 

8  

 

7   (?)

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born in South Carolina.

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

Born about 1802 in South Carolina.

 

3. Children:

 

a. James Caldwell: See generation 6, below.

 

6   James Caldwell

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born December 1828 in Georgia.

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

3. Children:

 

a. General Caldwell: (more info) Born June 1860 in Alabama.

 

1900 US Census: General Caldwell, age 39 (b. Jun 1860 in AL; father b. GA; mother b. AL) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Coffee County (Brannen, Carpenter), Alabama.  The household also included his wife of 15 years, Sallie Caldwell, age 33 (b. Dec 1866 in AL), who had had 11 children, 8 of whom were still alive; daughter, Eula Caldwell, age 14 (b. Jun 1885 in AL); son, James Caldwell, age 11 (b. Feb 1889 in AL) and employed as a farm laborer; son, Harvey Caldwell, age 9 (b. Nov 1890 in AL); son, Willis Caldwell, age 7 (b. Mar 1893 in AL); son, Wallace Caldwell, age 7 (b. Mar 1893 in AL); son, Elizah Caldwell, age 5 (b. Jul 1894 in AL); son, Claud Caldwell, age 3 (b. Jan 1897 in AL); and daughter, Beulah Caldwell, age 5 months (b. Dec 1899 in AL).  Of interest, the household headed by John Caldwell, age 32 (b. AL) was enumerated beside General on the same Census page.

 

General Caldwell married Sallie Hill on 1 December 1888 in Troy Township, Pike County, Alabama and had the following children:

 

(1. Eula Caldwell: Born June 1885 in Alabama.

 

(2. James Caldwell: Born February 1889 in Alabama.

 

(3. Harvey Caldwell: Born November 1890 in Alabama.

 

(4. Willis Caldwell: Twin.  Born March 1893 in Alabama.

 

(5. Wallace Caldwell: Twin.  Born Mar 1893 in Alabama.

 

(6. Elizah Caldwell: Born July 1894 in Alabama.

 

(7. Claud Caldwell: Born January 1897 in Alabama.

 

(8. Beulah Caldwell: Born December 1899 in Alabama.

 

b. John Caldwell: See generation 5, below.

 

c. Jefferson Caldwell: (perhaps) Born December 1872 in Alabama.

 

1900 US Census: Jefferson Caldwell, age 27 (b. December 1872 in AL; parents b. SC) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Coffee County (Brannen, Carpenter), Alabama.  The household also included his wife, Clara Caldwell, age 27 (b. Apr 1873 in GA; parents b. GA); son, Philip J. Caldwell, age 6 (b. Jun 1893 in AL); daughter, May Caldwell, age 4 (b. May 1896 in AL); and daughter, Minnie Caldwell, age 2 (b. February 1898 in AL).

 

5   John Caldwell

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born May 1868 in Alabama.  Died .

 

1870 US Census:

 

1900 US Census: John Caldwell, age 32 (b. May 1868 in AL; father b. GA; mother b. AL) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Coffee County (Brannen, Carpenter), Alabama.  The household also included his wife of 12 years, Laura Caldwell, age 34 (b. Sep 1865 in AL; parents b. AL), who had had 10 children, 8 of whom were still alive; son, Burford Caldwell, age 12 (b. Apr 1888 in AL); daughter, Alice Caldwell, age 10 (b. Jul 1889 in AL); son, Lee Caldwell, age 9 (b. Oct 1890 in AL); daughter, Buena Caldwell, age 8 (b. Jan 1892 in AL); daughter, Bessie Caldwell, age 6 (b. Aug 1893 in AL); son, John Caldwell, age 4 (b. Mar 1896 in AL); daughter, Velo/Vela Caldwell, age 1 (b. May 1899 in AL); and father, James Caldwell, age 71 (b. Dec 1828 in GA; parents b. SC), widowed, and employed as a day laborer.  Of interest, the household headed by General Caldwell, age 39 (b. AL), was enumerated next to John on the Census page.

 

1910 US Census: John Colwell, age 41 (b. AL; parents b. AL), widowed, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Brannen Township, Coffee County, Alabama.  The household also included his daughter, Blessie Colwell, age 18 (b. AL), single, and employed as a farm laborer on the home farm; son, Johnie Colwell, age 15 (b. AL), single, and employed as a farm laborer on the home farm; daughter, Veland Colwell, age 14 (b. AL) and employed as a farm laborer on the home farm; daughter, Myrtle Colwell, age 8 (b. AL); and son, General Colwell, age 5 (b. AL).

 

2. Wife: Laura/Larra (?)

 

Born September 1865 in Alabama.  Died before 1910.

 

3. Children: (at least 10, 2 of whom died young)

 

a. Child. (perhaps)

 

b. Burford/Allen Caldwell: Born April 1888 in Alabama.

 

1920 US Census: Allen Calwell, age 33 (b. AL; parents b. AL) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Bert Township, Coffee County, Alabama.  The household also included his wife, Mary Calwell, age 34 (b. AL; parents b. AL); son, John Calwell, age 13 (b. AL); daughter, Bessie Calwell, age 12 (b. AL); daughter, Irene Calwell, age 10 (b. AL); son, Hurberd Calwell, age 8 (b. AL); son, William Calwell, age 7 (b. AL); son, Richard Calwell, age 5 (b. AL); son, Amens Calwell, age 4 years and 3 months (b. AL); son, Sisrue Calwell, age 3 years and 1 month (b. AL); daughter, Mary Calwell, age 9 months (b. AL); brother, Murphy Calwell, age 18 (b. AL); and brother, General Calwell, age 14 (b. AL).

 

Allen Caldwell married Mary Stondenmier (b. abt 1886 in AL) and had the following child:

 

(1. John Caldwell: Born about 1907 in Alabama.

 

(2. Bessie Caldwell: Born about 1908 in Alabama.

 

(3. Irene Caldwell: Born about 1910 in Alabama.

 

(4. Hurberd Caldwell: Born about 1912 in Alabama.

 

(5. William Caldwell: Born about 1913 in Alabama.

 

(6. Richard Caldwell: Born about 1915 in Alabama.

 

(7. Amens Caldwell: Born about 1916 in Alabama.

 

(8. Sisrue Caldwell: Born about 1917 in Alabama.

 

(9. Mary Caldwell: Born about 1919 in Alabama.

 

(10. Child: (male) Still born about 10 June 1921 at Elba, Coffee County, Alabama; interred Evergreen Cemetery.

 

c. Alice Caldwell: Born July 1889 in Alabama.

 

d. Lee Caldwell: Born October 1890 in Alabama.

 

e. Buena Caldwell: Born January 1892 in Alabama.

 

f. Blessie/Bessie Caldwell: See generation 4, below.

 

g. John Caldwell: Born March 1896 in Alabama.

 

h. Veland "Velo/Vela" Caldwell: Born May 1899 in Alabama.

 

i. Murphy Caldwell: (perhaps) Born about 1901 in AL.

 

1920 US Census: Murphy Calwell, age 18 (b. AL), resided in the household headed by his brother, Allen Calwell, age 33 (b. AL) in Bert Township, Coffee County, Alabama.

 

j. Myrtle Caldwell: Born about 1902 in Alabama.

 

k. General Caldwell: Born about 1905 in Alabama.

 

1920 US Census: General Calwell, age 14 (b. AL), resided in the household headed by his brother, Allen Calwell, age 33 (b. AL) in Bert Township, Coffee County, Alabama.

 

General Caldwell married Versia "Versie" M. Graham (b. 27 Dec 1905 in Geneva Co., AL, d. 19 Sep 1942, age 36, at Coffee Springs, Geneva Co., AL), daughter of Addie L. and Willie M. (?) Graham, and had the following children:

 

(1. Louise Caldwell: Born 7 November 1928 at Coffee Springs, Alabama.  Died 16 September 1948.

 

4   Blessie Caldwell:

 

Born August 1893 in Alabama.  Died .  Married Clifton Mike Shipman, generation 4 of the Shipman Annex on 27 September 1937 at Elba, Coffee County, Alabama.

 

See Shipman Annex for More Info

 

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Other, still unidentified, Caldwell names:

 

1. Susan Caldwell: Born May 1812 in Alabama.

 

1900 US Census: Susan Caldwell, age 88 (b. May 1812 in AL; parents b. AL), resided in the household headed by her son-in-law, Stephen M. Rowe, age 46 (b. Dec 1853 in AL; father b. GA; mother b. SC) and employed as a farmer in Peacock Township, Coffee County, Alabama.  The household also included Stephen's wife of 20 years, Laura E. Rowe, age 43 (b. Jun 1856 in AL; parents b. GA), who had had 10 children, 8 of whom were still alive; Maggie R. Rowe, age 19 (b. Jan 1881 in AL; parents b. AL) and single; Malinda A. Rowe, age 17 (b. Dec 1882 in AL); son, Charley J. Rowe, age 15 (b. Oct 1884 in AL); son, Mercer Rowe, age 11 (b. Oct 1888 in AL); daughter, Katie C. Rowe, age 9 (b. Nov 1890 in AL); son, Stephen E. Rowe, age 7 (b. Oct 1892 in AL); daughter, Anna R. Rowe, age 4 (b. May 1896 in AL); and son, Alva L. Rowe, age 1 (b. Feb 1899 in AL).

 

 

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