Information on this webpage is taken from a 1908 report written by Samuel McCalmont of Morrison, (Whiteside) IL to his first cousin, Harry W. Sterling of Duenweg (Jasper) MO. Additional information on the William McCalmont family of Centre Co. PA is from the bible of William McCalmont. The gedcom information found on this site is taken directly from these two sources. I have not documented all of the data found in these two sources, only my direct line,the descendants of William McCalmont and his parents, John and Jane McCalmont of Centre Co.
The McCalmont Family of Centre Co. PA
Updated October 20, 2000

Kathryn Sterling Herrmann
KathrynHerrmann@aol.com

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GEDCOM Trees (viewing trees requires 4.0 or later)

  • McCalmont GEDCOM (54 KB)
    Contains information found in Samuel McCalmont's document and the William Scott McCalmont Family Bible.
 

Family Photos

  • Maggie McCalmont and her son circa 1879 (28 KB)
    Scan photo taken from a tintype probably made in Morrison (Whiteside) IL around 1879. Shown are Margaret McCalmont Sterling and her son, Harry Sterling.
 

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Related Files

  • McCalmont Family Document (18 KB)
    Written in 1908 by Samuel McCalmont of Morrison, IL. This report also contains abstracts from the work of other McCalmont family members. The above Internetree labeled "Kathryn Sterling Hermann" contains the information found in this document.
  • William Scott McCalmont Family Bible (1 KB)
    Cottage Bible: Authorized Version. Published by Case, Tiffany, and Burnham in Hartford, 1841. Family Record section of this bible contains marriage, death, and birth information for this Centre County family.
  • Obituary of Jane Allison McCalmont (1 KB)
    Mother of William Scott McCalmont, Jane Allison McCalmont died in 1853. Her obituary was pasted into William's bible. The name of the publication from which it was cut is unknown.
  • James S. Beck Civil War Letter (5 KB)
    Written to John J. McCalmont from his first cousin, James S. Beck, in the early years of the Civil War.
  • John James Elder Civil War Letter (5 KB)
    Written in 1862 from New Bern, NC to the McCalmont Family. John James Elder was with General Burnside's Expedition.
  • John J. McCalmont Civil War Letter (3 KB)
    Written to Maggie McCalmont from her brother, discusses the Southern invasion of Chambersburg, PA.
  • 1860 Diary of Margaret Laird McCalmont (18 KB)
    Seventeen year old Maggie McCalmont's daily account of chores, activities, and visitors to the Centre County McCalmont household. Jan-April now up. More months and years up soon.
 

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