|Birth: ||May 9, 1874|
|Death: ||Jul. 4, 1963|
Wellington Horatio Callin was born in Tweeswater, Ontario, Canada and immagrated to the US with his parents in 1876.
Wellington Horatio Callin married to Violet Estella (Leaton) Callin.
Wellington Horatio Callin was a teacher of Industrial Arts from 1920 to 1942.
Violet died on January 20, 1934.
Registered for draft in WWI on September 12, 1918.
Raised in Bottineau County, North Dakota
Employment: 1914-1915 Business Manager for Independence Hospital.
1920-1942 Industrial Arts Teacher (Kansas City, MO)
Married Dora Luckenbill on March 3, 1935 in Missouri.
Wife's name at his death was Mildred C. T. Callin.
Wellington Horatio Callin, age 89, of 710 West 24th Street died Thursday at the Jackson County Hospital. He is survived by his wife Mrs. Mildred C. T. Callin of the home.
Father Joseph Callin was born in Ireland and Mother Elizabeth Callin was born in Canada.
Comments about Brother Callin from a friend:
I remember Brother Callin used to be the teacher at the Stone Church. He understood about the priesthood and the God Head, and other restoration faults teaching and taught them correctly from the Word. He was called "That trouble maker at the Stone Church." I think he was proud to be called that. He had a little grin when ever he talked about it. He was a good teacher.
I went to see him once and he asked me if I knew the difference between the soul and the Spirit and I said that I did. I had made a study of it about six months before. He gave a little sad look and closed his Book of Mormon. I have always wished I had said "No, I don't know." he would have loved to tell me about it.
He was easy to be understood and willing to teach. He was a very humble man.
He liked fresh Mulberries in his cereal for breakfast that he had picked from the tree at the side of his property in Independence.
His wife was a nurse.
Every day he went for a walk and as soon as he grabbed his hat that dog was right there ready to go with him.
Violet Estella Leaton Callin (1878 - 1934)
Dora Leola Murdoch Callin (1880 - 1936)
Mound Grove Cemetery
Created by: Roger Vick
Record added: Jul 03, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28008805
I am a niece of Wellington Callin. I remember playing at his house in Independence, MO at 9 years old. I remember him and Mildred being very healthy eaters, there was always wheat germ to go on the food, fresh veggies. I have 2 books ends that he made. On...(Read more)|
Added: Oct. 25, 2011