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Dr Dabney Puckett “D.P.” Calhoun

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Dr Dabney Puckett “D.P.” Calhoun

Birth
South Carolina, USA
Death 8 May 1900 (aged 80)
Burial Catahoula Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 98697504 View Source

Married Ellen D.Neely January 22,1850 officiated by Rev.William H. Turnly Ellen was the daughter of Sanders and Sara (Davis) Neely. Together D.P. and Ellen had six children four who lived to adulthood three sons whom two are doctors and the other a lawyer.Dr. William S.N.Calhoun, Dr.Leonidas F. Calhoun, and. Nathan M. Calhoun. His daughter Jennie L. married S.N. Yarnell
Then married Ann Otis 4 JAN 1866 Catahoula Paris, LA,
Married Mary Jane Rourke married ("Mrs. Mary Jane Oswalt) 19 SEPT 1878 Concordia Parish, LA.. Mary Jane
"Oswalt's maiden name was Mary Ann Rourke.. and she married Samuel B. Oswalt 10 FEB 1848 Concordia Parish, LA then after his death,married Dr. Dabney P. Calhoun.
Dr. D.P. Calhoun was a successful planter and Physician,
Born in Abbeville South Carolina, the son of Nathan and Martha (Pucket)Calhoun, His D.P.'s grandfather was William Calhoun.
D.P. attended medical school in Charleston, S. C. graduating in 1842. He settled in Catahoula Parish in 1847 and began practicing at Trinity. He purchased 250 acres Southwest of town and began planting. Later he owned 1700 acres of which 350 acres were under cultivation called Peachland plantation.


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