|Birth: ||Aug. 10, 1819|
Ste. Genevieve County
|Death: ||May 7, 1862|
Son of John ST and Amy (Stamps) Callaway, and the ninth of twelve children. He was born 10 Aug 1819, in New Bourbon, St Genevieve District in the land that is now Missouri (Missouri did not become a state until 1821), but at the time of his birth, was still part of the Louisiana Purchase, and so was considered Louisiana territory.
John and Amy Callaway sold their considerable land holdings in Missouri and moved to what is now Clark County, AR by late 1822.
Nathaniel C Callaway married Julia Ann Wingfield on 25 Apr 1845 in Clark Co., AR. They had five children, four of whom survived to adulthood, including my g-g-grandfather, Allen Mason Lowery Callaway. His second son, Benjamin Madison Duncan Callaway, died at the age of 11.
In October 1847, Nathaniel built a cabin and began farming on the northwestern quarter of Section 26, Township 6 South, Range 20 West. This property is now owned by Weldon Lookadoo and the US Corps of Engineers. In October 1854, the Pre-Emption Act was passed by Congress and Nathaniel purchased his parcel previously described, as well as the southeast quarter of Section 28, Township 6 South, Range 20 West for 12.5 cents per acre from the United States at the Washington, AR Land Office (a total of 320 acres).
On 6 Mar 1862, when his youngest child was 4 years old, Nathaniel C Callaway enlisted in the CSA as a Private at Arkadelphia, Clark Co., AR in Co H of Pennington's 23rd Arkansas Infantry. According to Civil War service records for him, he died of typhoid fever on 7 May 1862 in Memphis, Shelby Co., TN. His body was not returned to his widow for burial. His service record documentation states that he was buried in Soldier's Rest, Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby Co., TN.
After his death in 1862, three of his children, Caddo, John and Thomas, were raised by his brother, William A. "Little Bill" Callaway.
Three of his other children are:
Caddo Eliza Ann Callaway Holder, 1853-1928
John N Callaway, 1855-1892
(bio by: Dee Burris Blakley)
John S T Callaway (1775 - 1834)
Julia Ann Wingfield Callaway (1823 - 1873)*
Allen Mason Lowery Callaway (1847 - 1877)*
Benjamin Madison Duncan Callaway (1850 - 1861)*
Caddo Eliza Ann Callaway Holder (1853 - 1928)*
Thomas Nathaniel Callaway (1858 - 1934)*
Nathaniel C Callaway (1819 - 1862)
Charity Cherry Callaway Phillips (1822 - 1907)*
William A. Callaway (1824 - 1887)*
Plot: Confederate Soldier's Rest, Lot/Div #2, #102, Plat 652
Maintained by: Dee Burris Blakley
Originally Created by: Noname
Record added: Oct 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42981484