Samuel Calloway and Mary

This post goes from 1754 to 1837.

Here are the Calloway family generations, like links in a chain:

JosephFrancis → SAMUEL → Nancy m. Joel LeakeyAnn S. Leakey m. Thomas GrayNancy Margaret m. Amonet Washington WilbournWilliam HarveyElla Washington (Rae) (our grandmother)

Please note: Joseph’s post includes early military records of many Calloways.

We don’t need to reinvent the wheel. Here’s a good source online, at the Callaway Family Association.

  • ID: I0043
  • Name: Samuel Callaway
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1754 in Albemarle or Bedford Co., VA
  • Death: 30 JAN 1836 in Surry Co., NC
  • Burial: UNKNOWN Probably Mitchell’s Chapel Cemetery

Father: Francis Callaway b: ABT 1716 in Essex Co., VA
Mother: Frances Gaddah

Marriage 1Mary Unknown

  • Married: 1781 in Surrey Co. NC

Children

  1. Ferree Callaway b: ABT 1782 in Surry Co, NC
  2. James Callaway b: ABT 1784 in Surry Co., NC
  3. Nancy Callaway b: ABT 1786 in Surry Co., NC
  4. Samuel Callaway , Jr. b: ABT 1793 in Surry Co., NC
  5. Isaac Callaway b: ABT 1797 in Surry Co., NC
  6. John Callaway b: ABT 1799 in Surry Co., NC

For Samuel’s Records in Surry County, North Carolina, please see go here:

Calloways of Surry County, North Carolina.

Samuel Callaway’s Census Records

1790 United States Federal Census

Free White Persons – Males – Under 16 …….. 3

Free White Persons – Males – 16 and over…… 1

Free White Persons – Females: ……………… 3

Number of Household Members …………….. 7

Source Citation: Year: 1790; Census Place: Surry, North, Carolina; Series: M637; Roll: 7; Page: 520; Image: 302; Family History Library Film: 0568147

1800 United States Federal Census

Salisbury, Surry County, North Carolina

Free White Persons – Males – Under 10………… 1

Free White Persons – Males -10 thru 15 ……….. 1

Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25 ………. 2

Free White Persons – Males – 45 and over ……… 2

Free White Persons – Females – Under 10 ……… 2

Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 15 ……… 1

Free White Persons – Females – 45 and over ……. 1

Number of Household Members Under 16 ……… 5

Number of Household Members Over 25 ……….. 3

Number of Household Members Over 25 ……….. 10

Source Citation: Year: 1800; Census Place: Salisbury, Surry, North Carolina; Series: M32; Roll: 32; Page: 711; Image: 712; Family History Library Film: 337908.

1810 United States Federal Census

Samuel Callaway

Surry, North Carolina

Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 15 ……… 2

Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25 ……… 2

Free White Persons – Males – 45 and over ……. 1

Free White Persons – Females – Under 10 …….. 1

Free White Persons – Females – 45 and over ….. 1

Numbers of Slaves …………………………….. 1

Number of Household Members Under 16 ……. 3

Number of Household Members Over 25 ……… 2

Number of Household Members ………………. 8

Source Citation: Year: 1810; Census Place: Surry, North Carolina; Roll: 43; Page: 645; Image: 00328; Family History Library Film: 0337916

1820 United States Federal Census

Capt Williams District, Surry, North Carolina

Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25 ……… 3

Free White Persons – Males – 45 and over …….. 1

Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25 ……. 1

Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25 ……. 1

Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture …. 4

Free White Persons – Over 25 ………………….. 2

Total Free White Persons ………………………. 6

Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other 6

Source Citation: 1820 U S Census; Census Place: Capt Williams District, Surry, North Carolina; Page: 716; NARA Roll: M33_82; Image: 392

1830 United States Federal Census

Surry County, North Carolina

Free White Persons – Males – 40 thru 49 ………… 1

Free White Persons – Males – 70 thru 79 ………… 1

Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29 ………. 1

Free White Persons – Females – 70 thru 79 ………. 1

Free White Persons – 20 thru 49 ………………….. 2

Total Free White Persons ………………………… 4

Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored) 4

Source Citation: 1830 US Census; Census Place: Surry, North Carolina; Page: 120; NARA Series: M19; Roll Number: 125; Family History Film: 0018091

Samuel Callway’s Probate

Samuel Callaway’s last Will etc.

State of North Carolina, Surry County, April the twelfth in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and twenty-five.

I Samuel Callaway Sen’r of said County and state former, Being of perfect mind and memory, thanks being to God for his blessing, I, therefore, calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to dy [sic], Do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament as touching such worldly Estate as providence has blessed me with in this life.

I give and devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form:

First of all my just debts and funeral charges must be paid;

As I have my daughter Nancy Lakey, as much as I give all the rest of [?] and in [smudged] ____dition I give and bequeath to her twenty shillings more to be by her quietly enjoyed.

Next I give and bequeath to my son Ferrie Callaway three hundred and thirty acres of land whereon he now dwells, and I do maintain the same good with the other things that I have given him, and I do deem it his lawful property.

Next I give to my son James Callaway seventy-five acres of land, a part of the tract of land that I now live on, bounded by the lines that we have agreed on, and worked; I maintain the same goods with all the other things that I have given him as his lawful property.

Next I give to my son John Callaway the part of the land that I now live on for the maintenance of him & his mother during life [sic] and one cow and calf & one horse buggy [?], if there is any left at my death – I maintain it good with all the rest I have given him.

Also I give all the rest of my stock, household and kitchen furniture to my beloved wife Mary Callaway during life [sic];

Next I give the tract & parcel of land I allotted off for my son Isaac Callaway, to my grandsons William C. Callaway, Joseph Calloway, A. Jackson Calloway, and I [or J] Ferrie Calloway, sons of Isaac Calloway, on the south side of my land bounded by the line that Tho’s A. Ward [?] runs [?], it being a part of the land I now live on and all other things I give them to be their right and property, to be enjoyed by them, and further give and bequeath to my son Isaac Calloway ten shillings;

Likewise I constitute, make and ordain my two sons Ferrie Calloway & James Calloway my only and sole Executors of this my last Will and Testament and do utterly disallow and revoke all and every other former Wills or Testament and Executors by me nominated, willed and bequeathed, ratifying and confirming this and no other.

In witness, my hand & seal, the above day and date written; signed, sealed by the said Samuel Calloway, Sen’r, his last Will and Testament in the presents [sic] of my [illegible]

Moses Swain

John X Day [or Jay]

Samuel Calloway

North Carolina

Surry County Aug’t term 1837

The Execution of the foregoing last will and of Sam’l Calloway was duly proven in open court by the [illegible] of

The will stops there.

Will Book 4, pp. 166-168.

Related

Calloways of Surry County, North Carolina

Calloways of Bedford County, Virginia

Please click on the next generation: Nancy Calloway and Joel Leakey.

 

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