Callaway Family

This information concerns nine generations of the Callaway family.
1600-1900

 • Individuals are listed chronologically, and those in red show the line of descent.
 • Connections of collateral lines to main lines are indicated by linked names.
 • Generations within a family are separated by a series of asterisks.
 • Twins within a family are marked with a lozenge symbol (◊).
 • Unknown or unsubstantiated data are marked with blanks or with question marks.
 • Spelling variations and transcriptions encountered in records and indexes: Callaway, Calloway, Calaway, Caliway

CAVEAT: Apart from census data, this information has not been confirmd by my personal research, and mistakes are likely present, so use at your discretion.

   Peter (I) born: (about 1645) in MD
married: Elizabeth Johnson (March 26, 1667) in Stepney Parish, Somerset County, MD
children: Sarah, Samuel, Anne,
Peter, John, William, Jane [Speer]
died: (about 1719) in Somerset County, MD
buried:
census:
note:

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   Peter (II)
(child of Peter Callaway and Elizabeth Johnson)
born: (April 15, 1681) in Somerset County, MD
married: Sarah _?_ (about 1706) in Somerset County, MD
children: Peter (III), Charity [Ralph], Elizabeth, Sarah, John,
Thomas, Benjamin, Ann [Records], Joseph, Joshua, Samuel, Ebenezer
died: (September 23, 1738 ) in Somerset County, MD
buried:
census:
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   Thomas
(child of Peter Callaway and Sarah _?_)
born: (about 1716) in MD
married: Elizabeth Woodson (?) (after 1740) in Somerset County, MD
children: Joshua,
Thomas, Samuel, John
died: (before 1776) in Frederick County, MD
buried:
census:
note: The last record for him is a deed of 1757 when he sold the land purchased from his brother-in-law, John Records Jr, called "John's Venture" in Dorchester County, MD

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   Thomas
(child of Thomas Callaway and Elizabeth Woodson?)
born: (about 1745) in MD
married: Charity Cherry (after 1765) in
children:
Thomas, John Jean
died: ( ) in MD
buried:
census:
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   Thomas
(child of Thomas Callaway and Charity Cherry)
born: ( ) in MD
married: unknown ( ) in
children: Sarah, Samuel,
John, Joshua, Peter, Rachel [Shaler]
died: ( ) in MD
buried:
census:
note:

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   John
(child of Thomas Callaway and _?_)
born: (about 1780) in MD
married: Amy Stamps (August 19, 1800) in New Burbon, LA
children: Mary [Arnette],
Jonathan Owsley, Elizabeth (Betsey) [John Forbus], Peter S., John S. T. Jr, Nancy [Hemphill], Amy [A. G. Johnston], Thomas M., Nathaniel C., Charity C. [P. Johnston] [A. Phillips], William A., James Mattison
died: (December 1834) in AR
buried:
census:
note: During the War of 1812, he commanded the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Regiment, County of Ste. Genevieve, as a major. He served as sheriff of Madison County in 1820. He represented Clark County in the Arkansas Territorial Legislature in 1825.

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   Jonathan Owsley
(child of John Callaway and Amy Stamps)
born: (about 1803) in MO
married: Emily Hemphill Fish (December 27, 1858) in Clark County, AR
children: William H. [Mary A. Thompson ], Mary T. [Henry K. Hardy] [J. Madden Wilson] ,
Samuel Davis [Anna Amelia Cave], Jonathan Wilson [Ann Vickers], James Lawson [Florence E. Beall ] [Rebecca Jestis] [Mattie Spears], Emily Owsley [Randolph K. Brown]
died: (1854) in AR
buried:
census: On the 1830 census, he was (age 20-30) with his wife in Clark County, AR; on the 1840 census, he was (age 30-40) with his wife in Clark County, AR; on the 1850 census, he was (age 48) with his wife in Clark County, AR;
note: He arrived in AR from MO in 1811. His wife's first husband was Thomas Fish. She was the daughter of John Hemphill and Nancy Lawson. The Hemphill family arrived in AR from LA on January 1, 1811, at what is now Arkadelphia in Clark County.

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   William H.
(Big Bill)
(children of Jonathan Owsley Callaway and Emily Hemphill Fish)
born: (September 7, 1826) in Clark County, AR
married: Mary A. Thompson (April 8, 1873) in Clark County, AR
children: Tilden
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, he was (age 24) with his parents in Clark County, AR; on the 1860 census, he was (age 33) with his brother James Lawson in Clark County, AR: on the 1870 census, he was (age 42) in Clark County, AR;
note:

   Mary T. born: (about 1828) in Clark County, AR
married: (a) Henry K. Hardy (July 27, 1848) in Clark County, AR
                (b) J. Madden Wilson ( ) in Clark County, AR
children: (a) Henry M. and Jeffrey
                ( b) Mary C., Sarah J. John W., Leander, Laura, Snap, Rowdy
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 21) with her husband in Clark County, AR; on the 1860 census, she was (age 32) with her second husband in Clark County, AR; on the 1870 census, she was (age 40) with her second husband in Clark County, AR; on the 1880 census, she was (age 52) with her second husband in Clark County, AR
note:

   Samuel Davis born: (December 10, 1830) in Arkadelphia, Clark County, AR
married: Anna Amelia Cave (December 19, 1866) in Clark County, AR
children:
James Wiley, John, Emily
died: (January 1, 1907) in Gurdon, Clark County, AR
buried: South Fork Cemetery, Clark County, AR
census: On the 1850 census, he was (age 19) with his parents in Clark County, AR; on the 1860 census, he was (age 29) in the household of Mrs. Sarah Cox in Hot Springs County, AR; on the 1870 census, he was (age 38) with his wife in Clark County, AR; on the 1880 census, he was (age 49) with his wife in Clark County, AR; on the 1900 census, he was in Clark County, AR
note: Following the surrender of Port Hudson, LA (July 9, 1863), he was a Confederate prisoner of war at Johnson's Island, OH. A newspaper ad that he placed September 18, 1864, indicates that he was a lieutenant.

   Jonathan Wilson born: (January 27, 1834) in Clark County, AR
married: (a) Harriet Jane Beall (January 28, 1858) in Clark County, AR
                (b) Ann E. Vickers (1867) in Clark County, AR
children: (a)
                (b) Elizabeth E., Marie [William Lee High}, Julia Estelle
died: (May 1894) in Little Rock, Pulaski County, AR
buried: Oakland Cemetery, Little Rock, Pulaski County, AR
census: On the 1850 census, he was (age 16) with his parents in Clark County, AR; on the 1860 census, he was (age 26) with his brother James Lawson in Clark County, AR;
note: His second wife was the daughter of Elizabeth and Elias R. Vickers.

   James Lawson born: (about 1838) in Clark County, AR
married: (a) Florence Eugenia Beall (April 26, 1860) in Clark County, AR
                (b) Rebecca Jestis (before 1870) in Clark County, AR
                (c) Mattie Spears (May 16, 1884) in Clark Country, AR
children: (a) Hattie Eugenia [Harold Jefferson Cole], Asa B(eall), Florence Eugene
                (b) Uma T., Fannie E., Jimmie A., James O. [Betty Bridges}, Jonathan
                (c) ?
died: (about 1888) in AR
buried: in Clark County, AR
census: On the 1850 census, he was (age 13) with his parents in Clark County, AR; on the 1860 census, he was (age 23) with his first wife in Clark County, AR; on the 1870 census, he was (age 33) with his second wife in Clark County, AR; on the 1880 census, he was (age 42) a widower in Clark County, AR
note: James Lawson Callaway was a medical doctor and served in the Louisiana army. He graduated from Tulane University during the Civil War.

   Emily Owsley born: (October 29, 1840) in Clark County, AR
married: Randolph K. Brown (December 27, 1858) in Clark County, AR
children: Frances R.‡, Catherine‡, Narcissa, James R., Richard H., Henry C., Elizabeth R. (Lizzie), Sterling Roseberry, Ella S. E. [Thomas Vincent Crawley]
died: (June 20, 1892) in Clark County, AR
buried: Arnold Cemetery Clark County, AR
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 9) with her parents in Clark County, A; on the 1860 census, she was (age 16) with her husband in Clark County, AR; on the 1870 census, she was (age 25) with her husband in Clark County, AR; on the 1880 census, she was (age 36) with her husband in Clark County, AR;
note: According to the 1850 census of Clark County, AR, Randolph Brown was married to Lydia Jane Neel and had a daughter named Mary, age 1 year. At the time of the 1860 census, Emily O. Callaway (age 16) was married to him, so Frances R. (age 6) and Catherine (age 4) are likely Lydia's children‡ as well.

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   James Wiley
(children of Samuel Davis Callaway and Anna Aemilia Cave)
born: (December 1867) in Clark County, AR
married: (a) Dovie Helen Graham (April 29, 1891) in Clark County, AR
                (b) Nellie Melinda "Lindy" Karr Hammonds (about 1921) in Clark County, AR
children: (a) Samuel Davis [Faye H. Patterson], Jesse James, Anna Cathryn, Clara May, Nellie Alma, Mary Brown, Jonathan Wilson, William Eugene Ross, Walter Doyle, Albert Sidney, Earnest Donald, Robert Edward, Adell Dovie
                (b) James Edward and Rosie Melinda
died: (March 1947) in Clark County, AR
buried:
South Fork Cemetery, Clark County, AR
census: on the 1870 census, he was (age 2) with his parents in Clark County, AR; on the 1880 census, he was (age 12) with his parents in Clark County, AR; on the 1900 census, he was (age 32) with his wife in Clark County, AR; on the 1910 census, he was (age 43) with his wife in Clark County, AR; on the 1920 census, he was (age 52) a widower in Clark County, AR; on the 1930 census, he was (age ) with his second wife in Clark County, AR; on the 1940 census, he was (age 72) with his second wife in Clark County, AR
note: He shares a tombstone with his first wife Dovie Helen Graham. His second wife was the widow of Daniel Hammonds, whom she married (May 21, 1899) in Clark County, AR.

   John born: (1870) in Clark County, AR
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried: On the 1880 census, he was (age 10) with his parents in Clark County, AR;
census:
note:

   Emily born: (1875) in Clark County, AR
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1880 census, she was (age 5) with her parents in Clark County, AR;
note:

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