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John Calvin McCalla
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Birth: Apr. 18, 1860
Lincoln County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Nov. 25, 1936
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

John Calvin McCalla was the 4th of four sons born to Samuel Young McCalla and Katherine Margaret [ née Parkinson] McCalla. Along with three brothers, John had two sisters. Their parents were connected to the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church at Prosperity in Lincoln County, Tennessee.

John Calvin was twice married. First to Miss Ella Taylor on December 13th 1881; with Rev. Horace Rabb officiating. John and Ella had one daughter:
Sarah Rabb {m. W.W. Trobaugh} (1882-1946)

After Ella's death in 1883, John now a widow with an infant daughter, married Miss Laura Croom on September 9th 1884. They had the following known six children:
Monnie (1885-1891)
Ina May {m. J.W. Gragg}(1887-1974)
Minnie Agnes {m. C. McCormick}(1888-1924)
Boyce Bonner (1891-1965)
Otis Millen (1897-1993)
Samuel Young (1899-1982)

John Calvin and Laura raised their children in Rosemark in Shelby County, Tennessee; where John had a productive farm. They were members of Richard A.R.P. Church; where they were married.

On November 25th 1935, John Calvin McCalla was departed his earthly life, due to injuries when his buggy was struck by a car; as he was enroute to the Farmer's Market in Memphis. He was in the 76th year, 7th month and 7th day of his age.

Family links: 
  Samuel Young McCalla (1824 - 1873)
  Katherine Margaret Parkinson McCalla (1826 - 1862)
  Luara E. McCalla (1869 - 1932)
  Brown Marcus McCalla (1847 - 1927)*
  Hugh Silas McCalla (1851 - 1922)*
  John Calvin McCalla (1860 - 1936)
*Calculated relationship
Rosemark Cemetery
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: GMG
Record added: Jul 06, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113398490
John Calvin McCalla
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