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James T Callan

Male 1830 - 1918  (88 years)


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  • Name James T Callan  [1
    Gender Male 
    Born 1830  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census In the 1860 census for Washington, DC, there is a listing for the James Callan family.

    James Callan Ward 6, Washington, DC 29 1830 Ireland Male
    Margaret Callan Ward 6, Washington, DC 23 1836 District of Columbia Female
    Susan F Callan Ward 6, Washington, DC 6 1853 District of Columbia Female
    Mary A Callan Ward 6, Washington, DC 3 1856 District of Columbia Female
    Catherine E Callan Ward 6, Washington, DC 1 1858 District of Columbia Female
    Joseph Cook (? Cork?) Ward 6, Washington, DC 23 1836 District of Columbia Male


    In the 1870 census, James Callan is listed as aged 41, occupation: "Watch. U.S.N.Y." - - Watchman at the U.S. Naval Yard. Margaret is there, with the birthplace and age consistent with the 1860 census. Children in 1870 include:

    Susan F Callan, 16, occupation "Folder Gov Pant" (? or Port?) - - she was working, that is clear.
    Mary Callan, 13
    Catherine "Kate" Callan, 11
    Lawrence A Callan, 9
    James C Callan, 8
    Alice C Callan, 5
    John F Callan, 3

    In the 1880 census, James T Callan is listed as head of household. He is still a watchman at the U.S. Navy Yard. By this time Susan has married William Herbert Moffat and Mary is no longer at home. The household of 1880:

    Margaret J. Callan, 44, Wife, Keeping house
    Kate Callan, 20, daughter, at home
    Lawrence A. Callan, 19, son, at home
    James C. Callan, 17, son, at home
    Alice C. Callan, 15, daughter, at home
    John F. Callan, 13, son, at school
    Edward S. Callan, 6, son, at home
    Lawrence Callan, 78, father, messenger at U.S. Capitol
    Frances Cook, 19, niece, at home
    Alice Cook, 16, niece, at home  [1
    Died 1918  [1
    Buried 1918  Mount Olivet Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I67898  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 31 January 2006 

    Father Lawrence Callan,   b. 1802, Haggardstown, County Louth, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1895  (Age 93 years) 
    Mother Ann [--?--],   b. 1804, Haggardstown, County Louth, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1873, probably, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Family ID F47462  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Margare J Higdon,   b. 1836, Washington, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1906  (Age 70 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Susan Frances Callan,   b. 22 November 1853, Washington, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary Callan,   b. about 1857
     3. Catherine "Kate" Callan,   b. about 1859
     4. Lawrence A Callan,   b. about 1861
     5. James C Callan,   b. about 1862
     6. Alice C Callan,   b. about 1865
     7. John F Callan,   b. about 1867
    Family ID F47455  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S962] eMail titled “Re: Hello”, from Steverson Moffat.


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