Patrick Calhoun, born in Donegal, Ireland in 1727, died in Abbeville, South Carolina in 1796. Patrick Calhoun and his wife Martha Caldwell were the parents of politician John Caldwell Calhoun 1782-1850, Catherine Calhoun Waddel, William, James and Patrick Calhoun.
Enslaved people named in the Estate Inventory of Patrick Calhoun on 25 Jan. 1797:
Men & boys
Women & girls
Sources: South Carolina Wills and Probate Records 1670-1980 (ancestry.com) (accessed 17 Nov. 2020).
Camden Weekly Journal, 27 Mar. 1855.
3/25/2022 09:38:58 am
Looking for information on enslaved people of Dr. Andrew Bonner and Martha Calhoun Bonner.
4/12/2022 08:01:07 am
Hi Omari, thanks for making contact with us. Is the Martha Calhoun you name the daughter of Patrick Calhoun and Nancy Needham? https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:7VX9-TQT2
10/5/2022 05:25:00 pm
Looking for information on Sawney, after slavery what happened to him?
10/6/2022 01:30:03 pm
I am sorry Jo, I have no further information on Sawney or any of the others named in this inventory. There may be other documents among the Calhoun records that give further information. Martine
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