williamcaldwell

William and Elizabeth Caldwell

 

Information comes from the family files at the Campbell County Historical & Genealogical Society in Alexandria.  There is considerably more information there on this family than is presented here.

 

William Caldwell was born 10 Aug 1773, the son of Alexander Caldwell. He married Elizabeth Gosney, the daughter of Henry Gosney & Mary Shelton, on 26 Aug 1799. William died 26 Apr 1840. Elizabeth was born 9 June 1774 in Culpepper Co VA and died 8 Dec 1856 in Pendleton Co.

Children of William Caldwell and Elizabeth Gosney

1.Alexander Caldwell b-16 Jan 1801 in Pendleton Co; d-13 Oct 1863 in Campbell Co; m-Sarah Ellis 8 Jan 1824 in Pendleton Co, d/o Rhodum Ellis & Amelia Yelton. Sarah was born 1 June 1794 in Prince William Co VA and died 10 Feb 1864 in Campbell Co
2. John Caldwell b-10 Apr 1803 in Pendleton Co; d-6 Aug 1863; m-Mary Golden
3. Hester b-1804; m-Phillip H Yelton 7 Dec 1825;
4. Benjamin Caldwell 1805-1838
5. Mary Caldwell b-1806; m 1 Austin Hightower 30 Oct 1823 in Pendleton Co; m 2 Meredith Gosney 29 Dec 1825 in Campbell Co;
6. William Caldwell b-12 Dec 1807; d-1 Oct 1878 in Caldwell Station KY; m 1 Tebitha Byrd 26 Nov 1832 in CC; m 2 Elizabeth Byrd 8 Dec 1835 in Campbell Co
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Alexander and Sarah Caldwell were buried on their property near Aspen Grove which is now part of the A J Jolly Park

Children of Alexander Caldwell and Sarah Ellis

1. Francis Caldwell b-5 Nov 1824; d-7 Mar 1848 and buried on the family land near Aspen Grove
2. John Caldwell b-6 Jan 1827
3. William Caldwell b-8 Oct 1828; m-Elizabeth Yelton 22 Apr 1850 in Campbell Co
4. Daniel Samuel Caldwell b-19 Jan 1830 in Pendleton Co; d-19 Nov 1915; m-Amelia Jane Yelton
5. Mary Caldwell b-31 Aug 1831
6. Henry Ellis Caldwell b-15 June 1833
7. Esther Caldwell b-1838
8. James Caldwell b-5 May 1842
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Children of John Caldwell and Mary Golden

1. Henry Caldwell b-28 Feb 1827; d-16 Apr 1901
2. Mary Caldwell b-15 Oct 1828
3. John Caldwell b-23 Apr 1831; d-21 Feb 1919
4. William Caldwell b-26 Feb 1834 in Gardnersville Pendleton Co; d-12 Dec 1917 in Gardnersville
5. Andrew Jackson Caldwell b-5 Feb 1836 in Pendleton Co; d-11 Dec 1919 in Kenton Co
6. Alexander L Caldwell b-5 Jan 1838; d-7 May 1920
7. Elizabeth Caldwell b-30 Jan 1840; m-John William Mann
8. James H Caldwell b-3 Aug 1845; d-12 Feb 1921
9. Nancy Caldwell b-1 Jul 1846; d-11 July 1896 in Pendleton Co
10. Francis Marion Caldwell b-4 May 1848; d-12 Oct 1930
11. Child Caldwell b-8 Feb 1850; d-16 Feb 1850
12. Margaret Jane Caldwell b-3 July 1851; d-6 Mar 1899
13. Sarah Alice Caldwell b-27 Apr 1854-11 Dec 1939
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Children of Hester Caldwell and Phillip H Yelton

  1. Harriett Yelton b-26 Oct 1826; m-George B Holmes 6 Nov 1845 in Campbell Co

  2. James Yelton b-1828

  3. Mary Yelton b-3 Aug 1828

  4. Elizabeth Yelton 10 Sep 1830; m-William Campbell 22 Apr 1850 in Campbell Co
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Children of Hester Caldwell and Meredith Gosney

1. Elizabeth Margaret Gosney b-1826; m-Simon Yelton
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Children of William Caldwell and Tebitha Byrd

  1. Elizabeth Jane Caldwell d-1910; m-Benjamin Gray

  2. Kate Caldwell m-John Luke

  3. Henry Caldwell

  4. Polly Ann Caldwell d-1887

  5. Alexander L Caldwell b-1834; d-3 Feb 1917 in Pendleton Co

 

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