|Birth: ||Jan. 18, 1843|
|Death: ||Feb. 19, 1916|
Thomas Calderwood A venerable resident of this place, died suddenly at 3.22 o'clock Saturday afternoon at his home on Hamilton avenue, from a paralytic stroke, suffered at 8 o'clock the same morning. Mr. Calderwood was about his home as usual in the morning, in good spirits and it was not until 8 o'clock that he became stricken, while in the kitchen. He fell over suddenly without warning, and never regained full consciousness after that. His one side was paralyzed at first and then about 2 o'clock in the afternoon his whole body was paralyzed and he slept quietly away. He had suffered a stroke about four years ago. He was a son of Gideon D. and Mary Ann Glasgow Calderwood, and was born Jan 28, 1843, at Weston's Mills, Huntingdon county. Later he lived at Glasgow, Clearfield county, and then came to Tyrone when the Civil war started, enlisting in company B of the Thirteenth Pennsylvania cavalry. His service was brilliant and exciting, he having taken part in twelve important engagements as follows: Jeffersonville, Spottsylvania, Beaver Dam, Hawe's Shop, St. Mary's Church, Jerusalem, Plank Road, Lee's Mills, Boynton Plank Road, Hatch's Run, Dabney's Mills and Gravelly Run. He was wounded in the wrist by a saber thrust at Jeffersonville in October, 1863. He participated also in the Carolina campaign in driving out the guerrillas and was present when General Johnston surrendered. He was honorably discharged at Raleigh, N. C., July 4, 1865. After his return home, he settled down and was united in marriage with Miss Hannah Hyssong of Bald Eagle, the wedding taking place at Hollidaysburg, April 2, 1868, the officiating clergyman being Rev. D. H. Barron of Hollidaysburg Presbyterian church. To this union eight children were born, five of whom survive as follows: Frank, George, Howard and Mrs. Thomas Park of Tyrone and Mrs. John O. Crone of Altoona. He also leaves two brothers and two sisters: Gideon D. of Altoona, Mrs. Elizabeth Meadeville of Tyrone, Porter of Dunlo, Pa., and David in the west. He was an attendant at the First Presbyterian church here and also was a member of Blazing Arrow tribe, No. 406, I. O. R. M. Funeral services will be held at the late home, corner Hamilton avenue and Fourteenth street, at 2.30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, in charge of Rev. Herbert W. Bieber, pastor of the First Presbyterian church.
Interment in Grand View cemetery. The Red Men's burial ceremony will be used.
Altoona Tribune, Monday, February 21, 1916, page 12
Gideon Draper Calderwood (1811 - 1879)
Mary Ann Glasgow Calderwood (1815 - 1893)
Hannah M Hyssong Calderwood (1847 - 1926)
Edward David Calderwood (1882 - 1915)*
Thomas Weston Calderwood (1843 - 1916)
Gideon Draper Calderwood (1858 - 1916)**
Plot: Section 9 Lot 71
Created by: Sandra
Record added: May 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70537963