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Caleb Mayo

Male 1808 - 1893  (84 years)


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  • Name Caleb Mayo 
    Born 16 Sep 1808  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Birth Record of Caleb Mayo
    Birth Record of Caleb Mayo
    Gender Male 
    History say 1815  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He was bound out, at the age of seven, to a neighboring farmer and worked for many years for his board, schooling and clothing. He became a wheelwright and ran a business in Tully for eight years before being burnt out. Caleb then ran a store in North Orange for five years. He sold the store and removed to Orange, where he ran a cabinet shop for twenty years. 
    Married To 15 Sep 1830  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Mary Wheeler Ward, the daughter of Deacon Daniel and Sarah (Jones) Ward. She was born 27 November 1810 in Orange, Massachusetts and died 7 June 1886 in Orange, Massachusetts. She is buried next to Caleb.

    Issue:
    1. Sarah Ward G. Mayo (1833-____)
    2. Desire Goddard Mayo (1835-1856)
    3. Hannah Allen Mayo (1838-____)
    4. Henry Harrision Mayo (1840-1864)
    5. Abby Maria Whitman Mayo (1843-____)
    6. Roxy Johnson Mayo (1846-1868)
    7. David Frost Mayo (1846-1852)
    8. Daniel Frost Mayo (1846-1852) 
    History say 1840  [1
    According to Mayo (1965) "He was a man of iron constitution, vigorous and hearty to the end of his long life. Caleb was a strong Republican and a member of the Universalist Church of North Orange.
    Census 1850  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Census 1860  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Census 1870  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    History 1880  [7
    A surprise 50th Anniversary celebration was held for Caleb and Mary at their home by their children. Their great granddaughter, Henrietta Sanger, recited a poem in their honor. 
    Married To 24 Jun 1887  Brantford, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 12
    Sophia J. Westbrook. the daughter of Silas and Rhoda Metcalf. Sophia was born in Orange, Massachusetts died about 1888. 
    Marriage Record of Sophia Westbrook and Caleb Mayo
    Marriage Record of Sophia Westbrook and Caleb Mayo
    History 1892  [7
    According to his obituary, "Mr. Mayo was well known and respected for his uprightness of character, constant and faithful wherever duty called him. He was a man of remarkable physical and mental activity, possessing a kind, pleasant disposition and irrepressible perseverance for daily labor....Last Winter he had a paralytic shock that affected his throat, destroying the natural taste for food and drink and since then has taken but little solid food, living almost wholly on liquids. Aside from this he has suffered from a severe kidney trouble for many years. Four months since he met with a serious accident at the furniture shop and while he fully recovered from the wound he gradually wore out, always patient and uncomplaining.
    Died 31 Jul 1893  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 13
    Cause: blood poisoning from a cut on his hand 
    Death Record of Caleb Mayo
    Death Record of Caleb Mayo
    Buried Tully Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 14
    • Caleb Mayo
      Died
      July 31, 1893
      83
      Mary W. his wife
      Passed to the spirit life
      June 5, 1886
      75
    Person ID I11914  Roy Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2016 

    Father Stephen Mayo,   b. 2 Feb 1783, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1871, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Cheney,   b. 29 Jul 1784, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1870, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Apr 1804  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • They were married by Joseph Metcalf, Esq.
    Family ID F172  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Sep 1808 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - He was bound out, at the age of seven, to a neighboring farmer and worked for many years for his board, schooling and clothing. He became a wheelwright and ran a business in Tully for eight years before being burnt out. Caleb then ran a store in North Orange for five years. He sold the store and removed to Orange, where he ran a cabinet shop for twenty years. - say 1815 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried To - Mary Wheeler Ward, the daughter of Deacon Daniel and Sarah (Jones) Ward. She was born 27 November 1810 in Orange, Massachusetts and died 7 June 1886 in Orange, Massachusetts. She is buried next to Caleb. Issue: 1. Sarah Ward G. Mayo (1833-____) 2. Desire Goddard Mayo (1835-1856) 3. Hannah Allen Mayo (1838-____) 4. Henry Harrision Mayo (1840-1864) 5. Abby Maria Whitman Mayo (1843-____) 6. Roxy Johnson Mayo (1846-1868) 7. David Frost Mayo (1846-1852) 8. Daniel Frost Mayo (1846-1852) - 15 Sep 1830 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 42 - 1850 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 51 - 1860 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 60 - 1870 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried To - Sophia J. Westbrook. the daughter of Silas and Rhoda Metcalf. Sophia was born in Orange, Massachusetts died about 1888. - 24 Jun 1887 - Brantford, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: blood poisoning from a cut on his hand - 31 Jul 1893 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Tully Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S454] Mayo, Chester Garst. John Mayo of Roxbury, Massachusetts 1630-1688 A Genealogical and Biographical Record of His Descendants, (Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1965).

    2. [S458] Eldredg, Ruth DeFonda, compiler. Transcription of Early Handwritten Records of Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Volume 1, (Wheat Ridge, Colorado: Search and Reserach Publishing Corp, 2001).

    3. [S188] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Birth Record of Caleb Mayo

    4. [S459] Eldredg, Ruth DeFonda, compiler. Transcription of Early Handwritten Records of Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts volume 2, (Wheat Ridge, Colorado: Search and Reserach Publishing Corp, 2001).

    5. [S460] Fiske, Arthur D. Cemetery Records of Orange, Franklin Co., Mass., (Seattle, Washington: Seattle Genealogical Society, 1963).

    6. [S451] Martyn, Charles. The William Ward Genealogy - The History of the Descendants of William Ward of Sudbury, Mass. 1638-1925, (New York: Artemas Ward, 1925).

    7. [S465] Rich, Laura J. Notebook of Newpaper Clipings and Vital Records, (Orange, Massachusetts: notebook, c1905).

    8. [S457] Ward, Andrew Henshaw. Ward Family: Descendants of William Ward, (Boston: Samuel G. Drake, 1851).

    9. [S273] 1850 U.S. Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009).
      Year: 1850; Census Place: Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts; Roll: M432_317; Page: 365A; Image: 332

    10. [S191] 1860 U.S. Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009).
      Year: 1860; Census Place: Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts; Roll: M653_501; Page: 384; Image: 388; Family History Library Film: 803501

    11. [S192] 1870 U.S. Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009).
      Year: 1870; Census Place: Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts; Roll: M593_615; Page: 329A; Image: 332972; Family History Library Film: 552114

    12. [S516] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928, 1933-1934, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010).
      Marriage Record of Sophia Westbrook and Caleb Mayo

    13. [S190] Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Death Record of Caleb Mayo

    14. [S14] Find-a-Grave website, (http://www.findagrave.com).
      Find A Grave Memorial# 11020911