|Birth: ||Oct. 5, 1835|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jan. 23, 1914|
1. Alexis "Al"(1865-1946 m Margaret Budd
2. Thomas Bennett "Ben"(1867-1958) m Rose A Cummins
3. Ella M(1870-1920) Washington D.C.
4. Catherine "Kit" (1872-1942) m William Kentner
5. Agnes - probably died young
6. Jenny(1976-1905) Washington D.C.
At about the age of 3 or 4 "he made the long journey from lake Champlain, New York with his mother and father and older brother James to their new home in Tallmadge Township, now part of the City of Akron, Ohio.
He was about 6'5" and 265 lbs. - lean but straight and large frame and noted for his strength - "he could lift a rail section by himself"
Occupations: farmer, railroad builder, dining hall operator, provisions store at 121 N Howard St, foreman on street paving jobs and iron puddler (stirred the molten iron to bring the dirt up to the top and then skimmed it off)at Akron Iron Works
He married 1st Ellen McGrath, after her death he married Louise Hawkins Gilletly who had 2 young fatherless children.
He is buried in St Vincent cemetery - the records of the grave were destroyed in a rectory fire at St Vincent's and the lot is unmarked...
Ellen McGrath Callahan (1836 - 1874)*
Thomas Bennett Callahan (1867 - 1958)*
Saint Vincents Cemetery
Created by: EdnaCMc
Record added: Apr 25, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 109174834
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