Malcolm M’Callum, #21 on the “Scots at Lynn 1653. Iron Works Inventory”

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Published on: 03 Dec 2014
Updated: 15 Sep 2016

Descendants and Researchers

Surname variations: M’Callum, McCallum, MacCallum, Callum, Mackallum

First Generation in the New World

  1. MALCOLM¹ M’CALLUM, was born in Scotland. He married, in Massachusetts by 1657, MARTHA (_____).

Children of Malcolm/Mackum/Micum and Martha (_____) M’Callum:
2. i.   MARY² M’CALLUM, born in Lynn on 12 Sep 1657
2. ii.  ANN² CALLUM, d. of Mackum born in Lynn on 25 Aug 1659, married PETER TWIST
2. iii. JOHN² CALLUM, s. of Mackum born in Lynn on 17 Dec 1661
2. iv. CALLUM² M’CALLUM, born in Lynn on 30 May 1664
2. v.  DANIEL² M’CALLUM, born in Lynn on 2 Jun 1667
2. vi. MARTHA CALLUM, d. of Mackum born in Lynn on 18 Jun 1670, m. in Lynn on 10 Jul 1694, JOHN FOLLETT

TIMELINE:
1653:
“In 1653 he lived with farm manager Daniel Salmon for nineteen weeks. He was a member of the Scots Charitable Society in 1658. Remaining at Lynn, he and his wife Martha had three sons and two daughters between 1659 and 1670. He may have worked at Bromingum Forge in Rowley in 1673.” See document below, page 15.

1657:
A “Malcome Makcallome” made a donation to the Scots Charitable Society [in Boston] on 6 Jan 1657.

1684:
“Macam Macallum’s daughter Anne married Peter Twist, a servant in Lynn who was associated with the ironworkers, although the plant did not employ him.” from:
Hamilton, Marsha L.. Social and Economic Networks in Early Massachusetts: Atlantic Connections, page 49

SOURCES AND NOTES:
Torrey’s New England Marriages Prior to 1700. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.) Originally published as: New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015.:

Torrey's New England Marriages to 1700 (16)

Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2010).:

Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (12)
Torrey’s New England Marriages Prior to 1700. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.) Originally published as: New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015.: “SARAH CALLAM and MARTHA CALLUM
Torrey's New England Marriages to 1700 (17)

SEE: The American Genealogist, Volumes 70-71, Donald Lines Jacobus
D.L. Jacobus, 1995 – Registers of births, etc “Mackum of Lynn and Salem, Massachusetts

Iron Works Document supplied by Ray Rolla McCall

Iron Works Document supplied by Ray Rolla McCall

5 Responses to Malcolm M’Callum, #21 on the “Scots at Lynn 1653. Iron Works Inventory”

  1. Allison T. says:

    Has anyone been able to find information about Malcolm MacCallum’s life in Scotland? Birth year, place, parents, etc.?

  2. Warren R. Cheever says:

    I believe that I am a descendent of MacKum Callum and Martha
    Son, Caleb married Elizabeth Dynn
    Their son, John married Alice Reed
    Their daughter, Sarah married Peter Tefft
    Their son, Samuel Tifft married Sarah Leach
    Their son, Thomas married Anna Durfey
    Their daughter Sarah Tift married William A. W. Ford
    Their daughter Mary married Emulous Cheever. They were my Great Grandparents

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