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Maj John Caldwell
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Birth: Apr. 23, 1799
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: 1851
California, USA

On December 15, 1829, John married Martha ( MARTIN ) CALDWELL.

Their childre were Sarah, Isabel, James, Charles, Martin Van B., Jane, Catharine, Andrew J., John, Knox D. and Elizabeth (twins), David T. and Fremont.

He was in the military in both the Civil War and the Mexican war. Capt. John Caldwell led a body of Volunteers known as the "Sandusky Rangers" marching from Upper Sandusky, OH to Camp Washington, near Cincinati, OH. Major Caldwell later was appointed Commissary of an Ohio Regiment of Volunteers and proceeded to Mexico in 1846. John Caldwell was very politically minded as he was Crawford County, OH Auditor for 3 1/2 terms, land agent for 6 years, Crawford County Sheriff for 2 years, Wyandot County Township Trustee in 1846. - Helen Bernice ( WYETH ) BRIGHT HAMPSON

John employed as mail carrier over the mountains, where it is supposed he was killed.

His stone is a memorial.

 
 
Burial:
Union Church Cemetery
Wyandot County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Row 6, Grave 19
 
Created by: LReneeTS
Record added: Apr 20, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14011343
Maj John Caldwell
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Maj John Caldwell
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