GA Family Group Sheet for James Irving CALHOUN Family

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Husband: James Irving CALHOUN
Birthdate: October 07, 1795
Place: Barnwell County, SC
Note: (A DAR App. states birthdate 11/11/1795)
Death date: July 08, 1882
Place: Montgomery County
Buried: Calhoun Cemetery near Tarrytown
Father: Samuel "Big Sam" CALHOUN
Mother: Mary HARGROVES
Other Spouse: Elizabeth "Lizzie" COLLINS (March 22, 1838- September 16, 1890) October 07, 1850 in Montgomery County
(Ray Roddy's file says marriage date was February 18, 1864, which seems more likely)
daughter of Ziba COLLINS and Flora FERGUSON
NOTES: James was a soldier of War of 1812, serving with William Cooper's South
Carolina Militia. He received a pension from the government for his service,
beginning in January of 1879; he received $8.00 per month. James Irvin Calhoun
moved to Montgomery County, GA, in 1837, ten years after his brother, Burrell
Rogers Calhoun. He lived near Tarrytown, Montgomery County, GA, where he owned a
water mill, which he used for sawing lumber and grinding corn for meal.

Marriage: December 24, 1820
Place: Orangeburg County, SC

Wife: Mary "Polly" McLEWRATH
Birthdate: ca. 1785
Place: Barnwell County
Death date: September 23, 1850
Place: Montgomery County, GA
Father: Robert McLEWRATH
Mother: Jane SHIELDS

Children of James Irving CALHOUN and Mary "Polly" McLEWRATH are:

1. Dread CALHOUN,
born before 1820. No further information.

2. Mary Ann CALHOUN,
born February 12, 1821, Barnwell County, SC.
She married her first-cousin, John Connoway LADSON, October 21, 1844,
Montgomery County, GA, son of William Francis LADSON and Charlotte McLEWRATH.
He was born December 25, 1813, in Barnwell County, SC.
Mary Ann died August 18, 1872, Montgomery County, and
was buried in Boiling Springs Church Cemetery;
John died December 16, 1894, in Montgomery County, and was
buried in the
Hamilton Cemetery.

3. John CALHOUN,
born about 1822, Barnwell County, SC. No further information.

4. Samuel Hargroves CALHOUN,
born June 19, 1824, Barnwell County, SC.
He married Lucinda HAMILTON in Montgomery County, GA, November 28, 1847.
She was born June 21,1826, in Montgomery County,
a daughter of Josiah HAMILTON and Mary "Polly" POOLE.
Lucinda died April 2, 1899, and
Samuel died September 28, 1899, in Tarrytown, Montgomery County;
they were buried in Calhoun Cemetery in Tarrytown.

5. Elizabeth CALHOUN,
born about 1825, Barnwell County, SC. No further information.

6. James Rufus CALHOUN,
born May 09, 1826, Barnwell County, SC.
He married Mary Elen PHILLIPS May 5, 1853, in Montgomery County, GA,
daughter of Joseph PHILLIPS and Phoebe WILLIS;
she was born January 12 ,1833 in Montgomery County, and
died January 12 ,1903, in Tarrytown.
James Rufus fought for the Confederacy in Company H, 63rd Georgia Regiment.
He died January 03, 1910, in Tarrytown;
they were buried in Calhoun Cemetery in Tarrytown.