Edwin Owen William Callam

Male 1863 - 1943  (80 years)


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  • Name Edwin Owen William Callam 
    Born 8 Jan 1863  Kimble Wick, Bucks Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Brandon, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 8y 
    Emigration 10 Dec 1872  [4
    Age: 7y 
    Census 1 Jun 1880  Clay, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 17y 
    Died 23 Dec 1943  Pawnee City, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Person ID I2994  Kimble Study
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2015 

    Father Edwin Callam,   b. 1831, Kimble Wick, Bucks Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1912, Pawnee City, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Hitchcock,   b. 28 Aug 1828, Ford, Bucks Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1922, Pawnee City, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 22 Jan 1857  Hale Leys Independent Chapel, Aylesbury, Bucks Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9
    Family ID F408  Group Sheet

    Family Lilly Junettie Walther,   b. 11 Jun 1875, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1948, Pawnee City, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 10 Dec 1899 
    Last Modified 3 May 2015 
    Family ID F1065  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Jan 1863 - Kimble Wick, Bucks Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 8y - 2 Apr 1871 - Brandon, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Dec 1943 - Pawnee City, Nebraska, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1] GRO Index, Q1 1863 Wycombe 3a 424.

    2. [S34] Gravestone.

    3. [S238] Census 1871 Brandon, Norfolk RG10 / 1872 / 50 / 4, (RG10 / 1872 / 50 / 4).

    4. [S236] New York Passenger Lists 1820-1957.

    5. [S239] Census 1880 Clay, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States Enumeration Dist. 257 Page 12, (Enumeration Dist. 257 Page 12).

    6. [S237] The Pawnee Republican.
      E. Owen William Callam son of Edwin and Elizabeth (Hitchcock) Callam was born on January 8, 1863, at Kimblewick near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Endland and died at the Pawnee City hospital Dec. 23 at the age of 80.
      Edwin was the eldest of a family of seven, all but one brother, Albert, having preceded him in death.
      The family moved to Brandon in Sulfolk province in 1870 and two years later followed the great migration to America. They came to Lincoln and two weeks later went to Pawnee City. The following spring they moved to what is known as the old Callam farm along Turkey Creek, three miles south of Pawnee City. For 70 years Edwin farmed in that same area.
      On December 10, 1899 he married Lilly Junettie Walther at Blue Springs. They had three children, all living: Mrs. Isla Leetoz Hall of Sussex Junction, Vt., Neil William of Lincoln and Theron Glidden at home.
      Edwin's fath in Christianity was confirmed into the Episcopal church in England when a small boy. He joined the Pawnee City Methodist church in 1922.
      He was for 20 years a member of District No. 5 school board and served on election boards. He was a member of Lodge No. 23 A. F. & A. M., for more than 50 years. He became a citizen of the United States in 1921.
      He leaves his wife; three children; three grandchildren, Meredith, Warren and Shirley Hall, and one brother. The funeral was conduted by Sen. Kenneth Wherry at the Wherry Chapel, with the funeral services by Rev. W. N. Wallis and the Masonic service oration by N. O. Walther of Fremont.
      Burial was in Evergreen cemetery south of Pawnee City.

    7. [S1] GRO Index, Q1 1857 Aylesbury 3a 459.

    8. [S35] Bucks Herald, Marriages, 24 Jan 1857.
      On the 22nd inst., at the Independent Chapel, Aylesbury, Edward Callam of Great Kimble to Elizabeth Hitchcock, of Dinton.

    9. [S235] Oxford Chronicle and Reading Gazette, Aylesbury, 31 Jan 1857.
      Married - On Thursday last, at Hale Leys Independent chapel, Mr. Edwin Callam, farmer, of Great Kimble, to Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. Thomas Hitchcock, of Ford, Baker.