Caldwell (surname)

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Caldwell (surname)
Notable members Henry, Robert, Samuel, John, David, and James R. Caldwell
Name origin and meaning English, "cold stream"

Name Meaning & Origin

Biographical sketch

Cemetery records

Companies started by

  • In 1933, James R. Caldwell and his wife received a patent for their red rubber dustpan. They called their line of rubber kitchen products Rubbermaid.

Vital Records




Wills and Estates

  • I have been unable to find much information on the Caldwell family of Salt Creek Township. Robert Caldwell did not have a will. Samuel Caldwell died 3 July 1867 intestate. His death is recorded in the [2] His estate papers did not provide much genealogical information. I am unable to find a paper trail on the death of David Caldwell who died in March 1850.
  • John Little died before January 1870. His will was dated 1 July 1868. In his will, he mentions his grandson, Francis Smith Little (son of William Little deceased); children include John I Little, Francis Little, Henry C. Little and Grisil J. Little; and granddaughter, Jane Elizabeth Little (daughter of Grisil J. Little).
  1. Douglass, Ben. "History of Wayne County, Ohio, from the Days of the Pioneers and First Settlers to the Present Time", Robert Douglas, Indianapolis, 1878.
  2. "Wayne County, Ohio Death Records 1867-1908", vol. 1 page 1.]