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John McCallum
(1849-1923)

 

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Mary Halket

John McCallum

  • Born: 15 Jun 1849, Gamrie, Banff 2
  • Christened: 2 Jul 1849, Gamrie & MacDuff 3
  • Marriage: Mary Halket on 13 Nov 1872 in No 51 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh 1
  • Died: 1923, Oldmeldrum, Aberdeen 4
  • Buried: Kirkbrae 5
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  General Notes:

Baptism has "born 2 July 1849" which is same date as baptism so unlikely. CK sent 15 June 1849 from family bible (photo of page attached)


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  Chronology:

He worked as a House Painter in Nov 1872 and resided at 29 High Street, Edinburgh. 6

He worked as a House Painter in 1881 and resided at Garden Cottages, Urqhart Road, Old Meldrum, Aberdeenshire. 7



PHOTO: Abt 1900. 8

He worked as a House Painter in 1901 and resided at 2 King Street, Oldmeldrum, Aberdeen. 9

He worked as a Painter (Master) in 1916. 10


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John married Mary Halket, daughter of William Halket and Margaret Harper, on 13 Nov 1872 in No 51 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh.1 (Mary Halket was born on 12 Apr 1851 in Macduff,11 12 died on 26 Sep 1916 in 2 King Street, Oldmeldrum, Aberdeen 13 and was buried in Kirkbrae 5.)


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1 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Marriage.

2 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Marriage, Baptism. Marriage: 23 years old
Baptism: born and baptised same day 2/7.

3 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Baptism. Witnesses: David Chalmers, William Andrew.

4 Scotland's People - Index, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1923MCCALLUMJOHN M74OLD MELDRUM/ABERDEEN229/00 0022.

5 Web (Misc), CK Email 2012. They spent many years in Oldmeldrum, Scotland, and Mary is buried there with her husband and first baby, in the churchyard on Kirk Brae.

6 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Marriage 1872.

7 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, 1881 Scotland Census about John McCallum
Name: John McCallum
Age: 31
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1850
Relationship: Head
Spouse's name : Mary McCallum
Gender: Male
Where born: Gamrie, Banffshire
Registration number: 229
Registration district: Meldrum
Civil parish: Meldrum
Town: Old Meldrum
County: Aberdeenshire
Address: Garden Cottage Urquhart Rd
Occupation: House Painter
ED: 1
Household schedule number: 140
Line: 4
Roll: cssct1881_66
Household Members:
Name Age
John McCallum 31
Mary McCallum 29
John McCallum 5
William McCallum 3
James McCallum 9 Mo.

8 Web (Misc), From CK Email October 2012.

9 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, 1901 Scotland Census about Josephine W Mccallum
Name: Josephine W Mccallum
Age: 6
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1895
Relationship: Daur (Daughter)
Father's Name: John Mccallum
Mother's Name: Mary Mccallum
Gender: Female
Where born: old meldrum, Aberdeenshire
Registration number: 229
Registration district: Meldrum
Civil parish: Meldrum
County: Aberdeenshire
Address: 2 King Street
Occupation: Scholar
ED: 2
Household schedule number: 128
Line: 24
Roll: CSSCT1901_75
Household Members:
Name Age
John Mccallum 51
Mary Mccallum 49
Margaret A Mccallum 19
Mary Mccallum 16
Josephine W Mccallum 6.

10 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Death MH 1916.

11 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, AncestryComHalket.doc.

12 Web (Misc), Email CK 2012. Birth date: 12 April, 1851, died 26 Sep 1916
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13 Scotland's People - Document Image, www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Death 1916.