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 Jesse Callaway

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Jesse Callaway

  • Birth 3 Jun 1796 Wilkes County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 29 Aug 1875 Whitfield County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Rocky Face, Whitfield County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 47445067

Source -
Callaway Place - 1814 State Historical Marker.
Located - On Georgia 201 at Gordon Springs Road.
Text -
Jesse Callaway, soldier of 1812, son of Joseph Callaway, soldier of '76 lived in this house from 1852 to 1867. The house, built with bricks made on the place, remained in the family until 1900. It is said to have been built about 1814. Callaway, born in Wilkes County in 1796 was a Sergeant in Captain Jones, Co. Col. Booth's Regiment, Georgia Militia 1814-15. He was married 4 times and had 18 children, most of them having living descendants in Georgia. Deeding this house to his son John in 1867, he moved to another house on his land 2 miles north, where he died in 1875 and is buried in a family cemetery.



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  • Created by: Lin
  • Added: 2 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 47445067
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jesse Callaway (3 Jun 1796–29 Aug 1875), Find A Grave Memorial no. 47445067, citing Callaway Cemetery, Rocky Face, Whitfield County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Lin (contributor 46798906) .