Monday, October 24, 2016

Calloway identities: search for Lewis B. Calloway, James H. Calloway, and Thomas Merril Calloway

Likely matches: identities of the people who sold/conveyed Land Lot 137, 8th District, 3rd Section, Murray County, Georgia:

Lewis B. Callaway, born 25 March 1803, Washington, Wilkes, Georgia, United States (son of Isaac Calloway and Mary Barrett); married Mary Hunter (born 1805, daughter of Elisha J. Hunter and Rebecca Sparks).

Lewis B. Callaway granted/sold/conveyed Land Lot 137 to James H. Calloway (apparently of Fulton County, Georgia, per a later deed); transaction dated 8 November 1842, Murray County, Georgia, Deed Book H, page 150.

James H. Callaway (brother of Lewis, above), born 21 September 1811 in Wilkes County, Georgia; died 1 June 1876 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia; married Sarah D. Eads on/about 25 September 1835.

James H. Calloway gifted Land Lot 137 to his nephew, Thomas Merril Calloway, in 1876?

Here is a page (this same blog) describing a gift of deed from James H. Calloway (apparently of Fulton County, Georgia), to Thomas Merril Calloway and wife, Mary Warthen Calloway:

        Deed Transactions: Murray County, Georgia, Land Lot 137, 8th District, 3rd Section

Biographical details for Thomas Merrill Callaway (most likely the same as in the deed, above):

Thomas Merrill Callaway, male, born 1839 in Henry County, Georgia; married to Mary W. Long on 31 January 1864 in Cuthbert, Randolph County, Georgia. Resided in Gordon County, Georgia (next county below Murray) in 1880.

Surname variation: Calloway, Callaway

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