August 19, 2023

Calvin Caswell, Continued

Previously, I provided an overview of the life of Calvin Caswell, the father in law of Wells Waite Miller (who is the Civil War soldier I’ve been researching). This includes information about his grandfather, Thomas Caswell, who served as a Revolutionary War soldier; his father, Thomas, who fought in the War of 1812; how Calvin came to Ohio; and his two marriages (to sisters) and his  children, including Mary Helen who married Wells in 1864. I’ve also researched the tragic “Castalia Massacre,” which occurred in 1813 on land that, in 1851, Calvin bought and built his house upon. Here’s more!

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