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Rev Lorenzo Dow Caldwell, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 3, 1834
Mathias
Hardy County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 27, 1923
Mathias
Hardy County
West Virginia, USA

Rev Lorenzo Dow Caldwell born son of Ferguson and Lydia Shireman Caldwell, on March 3,1834. He marr May 14,1857.to Susanna Mathias,. They were parents of five children.after Susnna's death Rev Caldwell marr on Oct 29,1867 to Sarah M.Souder. she was dau of Jacob and Eveline Dove Souder.
Rev Caldwell a pioneer preacher.always traveled horseback and was often called to make long journeys through the mountains to assit in the annointing services to preach funerals.and solemnize marriages.
In his time he baptized 208 applicants,preached 300 funerals and solemnized 696 marriages. Rev Caldwell died Nov 27,1923 at the age of 89 years old. He lived at Mathias WV. and is buried in the Caldwell Cemetery on Cullers Run Rd in Mathias ,WV.
Rev Caldwell's wife Sarah M Souder was a sister to Silas May's wife.Mary C Souder who was living in Bennetts Run.Because of this,Rev Caldwell and his wife had family connections with Bennetts Run area.
Rev.Caldwell and Sarah Souder were the parents to Dr Lorenzo Dow Caldwell Jr. who was a famous doctor in the Bennetts Run area. (bio by: barbara sterling) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Ferguson Caldwell (1800 - 1845)
  Lydia Shireman Caldwell (1805 - 1864)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah M Souder Caldwell (1841 - 1924)
  Susanna Mathias Caldwell (1836 - 1867)*
 
 Children:
  Levi William Caldwell (1858 - 1865)*
  John H Caldwell (1859 - 1865)*
  Mary Elizabeth Caldwell Combs (1864 - 1951)*
  Jacob Franklin Caldwell (1866 - 1942)*
  Lorenzo Dow Caldwell (1868 - 1960)*
  Martha V Caldwell Copp (1872 - 1959)*
  Sarah E Caldwell Mathias (1875 - 1969)*
  Susan Jeanette Caldwell Halterman (1879 - 1962)*
 
 Siblings:
  Emillie Ann Caldwell Halterman (1829 - 1907)*
  Asenith Caldwell Dispanet (1830 - 1908)*
  Lorenzo Dow Caldwell (1834 - 1923)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: August 09,1912 my father and his 1st wife Ada Rachel Ritchie were married by him.
 
Burial:
Caldwell Cemetery
Mathias
Hardy County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Gathering Roots
Record added: Dec 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45449795
Rev Lorenzo Dow Caldwell, Sr
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Rev Lorenzo Dow Caldwell, Sr
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Rev Lorenzo Dow Caldwell, Sr
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