Sources for Calhoun Family Group Sheets
A. Private, unpublished family records: 1.Ella Calhoun West Family Bible 2.Ella Calhoun West Autograph albums Album 1, starts Christmas 1879, last entry 19 Feb 1882. Lists various schools, possibly where Ella Calhoun taught]: Elkart School, Sumner, Sumner Co. KS , 1880-1881 Independence School, Wellington (Sumner Co. KS), 1881 North Muddy School, Rich Hill (Bates Co., MO), 1881-1882 Willow Branch School, Arthur, Vernon Co. MO, 1884 Lists family entries: "cousin" Ollie Robinson Rich Hill, MO 19 March 1880 T.T. Robinson, Wellington, KS "sister" Carrie, Wellington, KS, 4 April 1880 Mentions of travel on the "LL&G" ["Leavenworth, Lawrence and Galveston Railroad"] Album 2, earliest entry 6 July 1880 Wellington KS, last entry 1896. Many entries "at home", Rich Hill, MO 1881-1884; Cluster of entries 1888-9, Wellington, KS. Key family entries: "sister"[in-law] Opal R. West, Sugarloaf, CO, 22 June 1896 "Charles" [future husband?] Rich Hill, MO, 25 February 1886 "sister" Mary, 4 Sept. 1881 "sister" Rosebud at "Brodie,s" Rich Hill 18 Feb. 1882; at home 19 March 1881 "S.V.", [father] 12 Sept 1881 James Beauregard Neptune [future husband of sister Eva Jane Calhoun] Reference to family migration: 1871 classmate, (Burgess) El Paso [IL] and 1887 Wellington, KS B. Vital Records Death Certificates: 1.Ella B. Calhoun West death certificate, Missouri State Death Certificate, Register 3691, file 39183, 1 December 1912, Jackson Co., Kansas City. Age at death, 50; cause of death chronic interstitial nephritis. Residence 3201 E. 26th St. Burial at Mt. Washington. 2.Samuel V. Calhoun death record, Bates County, MO, Clerk: 71 yr. carpenter, died 4/23/1906 of old age, spouse name, Verlinda burial 4/23/1906 at Greenlawn Cemetery 3.Homer Neptune death record, Bates County, MO, Clerk; d 16 Apr 1959 - 64 yr; 4.Sidney Neptune death record, Bates County, MO, Clerk; son of J. B. & E. J. Neptune & Husb of M. Carter Neptune d 7 Jan 1925 - 27 yr. 5.James Neptune death record, Bates County, MO, d 16 May 1957. 5a. Henry Thomas Holder, Missouri Death Records Online 1910-1958, Cert # 42277. Died 23 Apr 1860 Pleasant Hill, Johnson Co., MO 5b. William Calhoun Holder, Missouri Death Records Online 1910-1958. Died 8 Feb 1932, Kingsville, Johnson Co. MO Marriages 6. Columbiana County, Ohio Marriages 1800-1870, comp. Carol Willsey Bell, CG, (Youngstown, OH: Bell Books, 1990) Robert Calhoun and Mary Young, 12 March 1818 by John Smith, JP, p. 213 7. Marriage notice, in Argus, 17 Oct 1834 (Abstract provided by Dorothy Tafini, 14 Nov 1986). Johnston Calhoun, aged 82, Greene Township to Nan Miller, aged 55, Greene Township, by Rev. George Scott on 2 Oct 1834. C. Cemetery 1.Ella Calhoun West buried at Mt. Washington Cemetery, Winner Road at Brookside, Independence, MO, Bridger Gardens 1, Bl. 4, Lot 686, interments 3347 and 14336. Inscription: "Mother Ella B. West, 1862-1912, Father Chas. O. West, 1862-1932." Gravestone photographed and burial record inspected on site May 2002. 2.Evergreen Cemetery, El Paso, IL; Published in "El Paso, Illinois, Evergreen Cemetery,"(Peoria: Peoria Co. Genealogical Society, 1993). Calhoun infant, son of S.V. and V Calhoun d. 25 Nov 1869; dau. Dula May, buried 2 Dec 1870, 3.Greenlawn Cemetery, Rich Hill, MO, S.V. Calhoun, buried in North Potter section, Row A. Inscription: S. V. husb of Perlinda [sic] Calhoun d 23 Apr 1906. 4.Mill Creek Church Cemetery Record, Typescript, Harvey E. Faulk, compiler, Gen. Anthony Wayne Chap., Sons of the American Revolution, 5 Dec 1962, p.2 Calhoun: Robert, d. 21 July 1836 Mary, d. 1 Sep 1858 at age 60 Mary C., d. Dec. 1855, age 25 Joseph d. 6-30-1845, age 58 years Jane Calhoun w/o Joseph, d. 11-21-1863, age 23 years, 9 months, 20 day Robinson: Rev. David d. 22 Feb 1861, age 51 (Minister at Mill Creek 1842-1854) Elizabeth, wife of Rev. David, d. Jan 1856, age 28 5. Brooking Cemetery Burials 1842-1988, Raytown, MO, by Roberta Bonnewitz & Nancy Ferguson, 1988. Holder, H.T. 28 Aug 1860 - a5 Dec 1899 [may be transcription error] Holder, May Calhoun wife Holder, MyronLynn, 1 Dec 1896 age 11 m 28 d Holder, Richard D. 29 Aug 1888 - 6 Dec 1968 MO PVt Z Co. 164 Depot Brig WWI Holder William Calhoun 8 Feb 1932 MO Pvt 354 inf 89 Div D. Obituaries: 1. S.V. Calhoun: "Died on his birthday", Mining Review, Rich Hill, MO, 26 April 1906, p. 5, c. 6: "S.V. Calhoun died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. J.B. Neptune in the northwest part of the city at twenty-five minutes past one o'clock Sunday morning aged 71 years to the day. Deceased had been in feeble health for some time and his death was not unexpected. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Neptune of this city and Mrs. C.O. West who resides elsewhere. The funeral took place Monday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock from the home. Rev. W.B. Chancelor of the First Presbyterian Church conducting the services. Burial was made in Green Lawn Cemetery. 2. William Holder obituary--son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Holder. Loose clipping (abt. 1931) in Ella Calhoun West Family Bible stating that William was aged 38 and a WWI vet living with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry F. Holder. [In the U.S.Census of 1900 William was shown as age six living with his father, Henry. Therefore his mother, Mary/Caroline Calhoun Holder,was presumed already deceased. 3. Eva Calhoun Neptune obituary: loose clipping in Ella Calhoun West Family Bible stating: Mrs. Eva J. Neptune, dau. of S. V. Calhoun & _____ Duncan [sic] & wife of J. B. Neptune died 5 July 1927 at 62 years. E. Census: 1. U.S. 1790 Census, Franklin Co., PA, printed transcription dated 1810, NARA Microfilm T498, Roll Johnston Calhoun: 2 males under 16, 1 male over 16 and 2 females 2. U.S. 1820 Census, Beaver Co. PA, NARA Microfilm M33, Roll 96. Johnston Calhoun: 1 male < 45 [Robert? b. > 1775]; 1 male > 45 [Johnston]; 1 female under 10, 1 female under 20; 1 female over 45 [Jane]. 3. U.S. 1840 Census, Beaver County PA, Greene Twp., NARA Microfilm M704, Roll 444 p. 204 Household of Rev. John Y. Calhoun, [eldest son of the widow Mary Calhoun]: 1 male 20-30 (John) 2 males under 10 [or <5----check this] (Possibly Samuel and Alexander) 4 females 10-15 [or 15-20--check this] (Possibly Jane, Elizabeth, Caroline and one other) 4. U.S. 1850 Census, Beaver County, PA, Greene Twp., NARA Microfilm M432, Roll 750 Mary Calhoun, 51, b. PA Caroline, 19, b. PA Alexander, 17, b. PA, farmer Samuel, 15, b. PA, farmer Martha Young, 53, insane William Obony, laborer 5. U.S. 1860 Census, Brooke Co., Virginia, NARA Microfilm M653, Roll , page , Alexander Y. Calhoun, 25, b. PA 6. U.S. 1860 Census: Samuel Calhoun has not been found in the U.S. Census for Ohio or Pennsylvania. 7. U.S. 1870 Census, Woodford Co. IL, Ward 1, El Paso, NARA Microfilm M593, Roll 295, p. 284, line 33, household 33 Samuel Calhoun, 38, farmer, $2000 Real Estate, $500 per. Prop, b. PA Miranda [sic], 39, keeping house, b. OH Mary, female, 9, b. OH Ella, female, 8, b. OH Jane, female, 5, b. IL May, female, 2, b. IL Theo Robinson, male, 15, farm hand, b. PA 8. U.S. 1880 Census, Sumner Co. KS, City of Wellington, Ward 2, Supr. Dist 2, ED 212, NARA Microfilm T9, Roll 398, p. 8/9, household 44 Ella Calhoun, servant, 17, b. OH, f. b. PA, m. b. OH Caroline Calhoun, servant, 19, b. OH, f. b. PA, m. b. OH 9. U.S. 1900 Census, Jackson Co. MO, West Port, ED. 185, NARA Microfilm, Roll 865, sheet 12, line 81 Henry Holder, head, 40, b. KS, father b. NC, m. b. NC Richard G. son, 11, b. Aug 1888, MO, father b. KS, mother b. OH William C. 6, son, b. June 1893 Samuel V. Calhoun, father-in-law, 65, b. Apr 1835, father b. Ireland, mother b. PA Elwell, servant NOTE: Samuel V. Calhoun (or respondent) states his father was born in Ireland but this is probably incorrect based on the census for 1790, PA, Johnston Calhoun. No infant son in household. 10. U.S.1850 Census, Columbiana Co., OH, Middleton, NARA Microfilm M432, Roll 669, p. 180. F. Directories: Rich Hill, MO 1883 Directory, Glenn & Cox, Lincoln, NE, p. 83: Calhoun, S. B. [sic], fr Wellington Kas, carp, res es 8th st bet Myrtle and Spruce Calhoun, Miss Mary, fr Kansas, ser, wks nw cor 3d and Walnut Calhoun, H., fr Butler Mo, livery sale and feed stable, ws 7th bet Walnut and Olive, res sw cor 7th and Olive G. Land Records: 1.Samuel V. Calhoun from Alexander and Susan Young, 1 April 1860,Columbiana Co. OH, Deed to SE 1/4 Sec 35 Twp 6 R1, Bk. 64, p. 425. 2.Heirs of Robert Calhoun (David and Betsy Ann [Calhoun] Robinson, James and Jane [Calhoun] Whitehill, John Y.and Charlotte E. Calhoun) to Samuel V. and Mary Caroline Calhoun, Beaver Co., PA Recorder, Quitclaim, 29 June 1855, Deed Bk. 38, p. 377, for 67-cre parcel on which Mary, widow of Robert Calhoun lives. Also Deed to same 67-acre parcel granted by Samuel V. Calhoun, Alexander Y. Calhoun and Mary Calhoun to William Crawford 13 Nov 1856, Deed Book 38, p. 376. 3.Samuel Calhoun, federal public land patent, 31 May 1870, 80 acres, $800, north 1/2 SE 1/4 Sec. 20, Twp 27 R 3E, 3rd Mer., Livingston Co., Book 793, p. 278, Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales Database, online 4.Samuel Calhoun, U.S. Land Patent, Fulton Co., IL, ne 1/4 Sec. 36, Twp. 3N, R1E, 4th Meridan (See also patent to John Young). 5.Robert Calhoun deed from Johnston and Jane Calhoun,Beaver Co. PA, Recorder,29 August 1833, Deed Bk. L, p. 476, 67 acres, Hookstown, part of Rutherford Patent from State of Virginia, 1779. 6.Agreement, 1 Dec 1840 Beaver Co., PA Recorder, between Mary Calhoun, Administrator of Estate of Robert Calhoun, dec. vs. Alexander Young, Joseph McCready and Joseph Calhoun, Adminstrator of Estate of Johnston Calhoun, dropping lawsuit pending in Court of Common Pleas in consideratioin of promissory note from Joseph Calhoun. 7.Quitclaim, 29 June 1855, Beaver Co., PA Recorder, heirs of Robert Calhoun (David and Betsy Ann [Calhoun] Robinson, James and Jane [Calhoun] Whitehill, John Y. and Charlotte E. Calhoun) to Samuel V. and Mary Caroline Calhoun, Deed Bk. 38, p. 377, for 67-cre parcel on which Mary, widow of Robert Calhoun lives. Also Deed to same 67-acre parcel granted by Samuel V. Calhoun, Alexander Y. Calhoun and Mary Calhoun to William Crawford 13 Nov 1856, Deed Book 38, p. 376. H. Published Histories 1."The Johnston Calhoun Family of Greene Township, Beaver Co. PA" in John Calhoun Ewing, The Calhoon Family of the South Side of Beaver Co. PA (Pittsburgh: 1969) 2."Absolam Neptune" in The Town that Coal Built, Rich Hill Missouri 1880-1980, Centennial History Book Project, Rich Hill Lion's Club. 3.The History of Beaver County, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia and Chicago: A Warner & Co. Publishers, 1888), p. 832 4. Jameson, J. Franklin, "Letters of Phineas Bond, British Consul at Philadelphia," Annual Report of the American Historical Association for the year 1897 (Washington: 1898), pp. 454-5,464-5,472-3,480-3. 5. Risch, Erna, "Immigrant Aid Societies before 1820," Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 60, 1936, pp. 31-2 I. Unpublished Sources Correspondence with descendants of Anne Calhoun Littell: 1. Dorothy Robinson Tafini, Lisbon, OH 14 Nov 1986; 2. Andrew Bolton, Pittsburgh, PA, Sep-Nov 2004. 3 Britte Marie Perez, Albuquerque, NM, May 2008.