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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Joseph Calhoun

Male 1750 - 1817  (66 years)


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  • Name Joseph Calhoun 
    Born 22 Oct 1750  Staunton, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Apr 1817  Mt. Carmel, McCormick, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • "CALHOUN, Joseph, (cousin of John Caldwell Calhoun and John Ewing Colhoun), a Representative from South Carolina; born in Staunton, Augusta County, Va., October 22, 1750; moved with his father to South Carolina in 1756 and settled in Granville District, on Little River, near the present town of Abbeville; received a limited education; engaged in agricultural pursuits; served as a member of the South Carolina house of representatives in 1804 and 1805; colonel of State militia; elected as a Republican to the Tenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Levi Casey; reelected to the Eleventh Congress and served from June 2, 1807, to March 3, 1811; declined to be a candidate for reelection in 1810 to the Twelfth Congress; resumed agricultural pursuits and engaged in milling; died in Calhoun Mills, Abbeville District (now Mount Carmel, McCormick County), April 14, 1817; interment in the family burying ground near his home." [2]
    Person ID I15269  Dickinson
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2015 

    Father William Calhoun 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Agnes Long 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 19 Oct 1749  [3, 4
    Family ID F4733  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catherine Calhoun,   d. Before 26 May 1802 
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F4734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha Mosely 
    Married 26 May 1802  [1
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F4735  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Oct 1750 - Staunton, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Apr 1817 - Mt. Carmel, McCormick, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S173] The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, (Charleston: South Carolina Historical Society, 19xx), A. S. Salley, Jr., The Calhoun Family of South Carolina, 7: 91.

    2. [S207263] Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-2005, (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office 20xx), online., http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000045.

    3. [S173] The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, (Charleston: South Carolina Historical Society, 19xx), The Calhoun Family of South Carolina, 7: 90-91.
      The date, as well as the dates for the births of his children (Joseph, Catherine, Anne, Mary, Patrick, Rachel, Esther, William, Ezekiel, Agnes and Alexander) was recorded by Calhoun in his journal.

    4. [S406] The Calhoun Family of South Carolina, A. S. Salley, (Publication unknown), digitized at Archive.org, https://archive.org/details/calhounfamilyofs00lcsall., 10.