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William John MCCALL

William John MCCALL[1, 2]

Male 1845 - 1901  (56 years)

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  • Name William John MCCALL 
    Born 1 Feb 1845  Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Physical Description Eyes: dark, Hair: dark; Complexion: dark 
    _UID 7288401062101840A4CEBCD3CFD6792A5D03 
    Died 15 Feb 1901  Millvale, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried Greenwood Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Notes 
    • William John McCall served in the Civil War. He enrolled on Aug. 30, 1864, the same day his brother Robert McDowell McCall re-enlisted. William was enrolled in the same regiment but a different Company. He was assigned as a Private in Company B, 212th Regiment, 6th Penna. Heavy Artillery. He gave his age as 19 years. He was mustered into service at Allegheny on Sept. 6, 1864. William was mustered out of service at Allegheny, Pennsylvania with the Battery on June 13, 1865.

      Civil War Service Record:
      McCall, William J., Company: Unit: Pennsylvania H.Art'y., Rank Induction: Private, Rank Discharge: Private,
      Notes: 6 Pa Hy Arty, Allegiance: Union.

      Mary Lapsley McCall's Mother married a Lapsley who died of burns (scalded). Before Lapsley died he asked a brother to take care of her ... and this brother married her.

      William John McCall was 35 years old when he moved to Millvale, near Pittsburgh, to follow his trade as a plasterer. One of his sons, James Howard McCall was also a plasterer.

      William John McCall and Mary Lapsley McCall are buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Kittaning Pike, O'Hara Twp., Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania.

      Miscellaneous Information:
      William John McCall, 1845-1901, Great Grandfather. When he died he left each child $500.00. Aunt Amy's husband borrowed her $500.00 and started a business (store) in Millvale, Pennsylvania. It was a success and he returned her money to her. Building still standing. (1987)
      Information from: Patricia Dillon McCully - Oct. 1987
    Person ID I356  Robert Mueller Family | Ancestors of Linda L Garrison
    Last Modified 6 May 2004 

    Father William Wasson MCCALL,   b. 5 Apr 1818, Center TWP, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1887, Clinton TWP, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Emma (Amy) MCCANDLESS,   b. 1823, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1892, Clinton TWP, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 22 Sep 1842  Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F117  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Cordelia LAPSLEY,   b. 28 Sep 1854, Columbiana, Columbiana County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1893, Millvale, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 8 Feb 1872  Columbiana County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F134  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Feb 1845 - Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Feb 1872 - Columbiana County, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Feb 1901 - Millvale, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Greenwood Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S58] Journal of Esther Fennell McCall.
    2. [S31] GEDCOM file imported on 17 May 2004.
    3. [S47] Family Bible of William John McCall.
      William John McCall was born on February 1st 1845
    4. [S61] Obituary for: McCALL, William J. (Millvale).
      WILLIAM J. McCALL.
      William J. McCall, a veteran of the civil war, died at his home, corner of Freeport and Sample Streets, Millvale, yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock. He was born in Butler county 57 years ago, and has lived in Millvale for the last 22 years. He was one of the most respected and prominent citizens of the borough. In 1863 Mr. McCall enlisted from Butler in the Sixth Pennsylvania Heavy artillery, serving to the end of the war. He then removed to Pittsburgh and afterwards to Millvale. He was a member of G.A.R. Post 545 of Millvale, and was also a member of the Methodist church. The deceased is survived by seven children --- Perry, Ralph, Howard, William, Ethel, Annie and Mrs. Margaret Deller, all of Millvale.
    5. [S62] Family Bible of William J. McCall (Millvale).
      Died February 15th 1901 W. J. McCall husband of Mary McCall age 56 years and 13 days.
    6. [S60] Greenwood Cemetery,Sharpsburg,O'Hara Twp.,Alleg.Co.,PA.