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Ms. __?__
Please Note:  The David CALLAHAM (1796-1880) who was born in Abbeville Co., SC, lived and died there, so he is not our subject (see LDS Ancestral File).
Birth:  1794-1800
Death:  1847, presumably in Crawford Co., MO

[In general, the CALLAHAN spelling is about ten times more common than the CALLIHAN spelling, which is about twice as common as the CALAHAN spelling.]

Marriage-1:  ca. 1817
Wife-1:  Ms. __?__
Birth:  1794-1800
Death:  1840-42, presumably in Crawford Co., MO
Marriage-2:  4 Apr 1842, Crawford Co., MO
Wife-2:  Sarah PIATT / PYATT
Birth:  1822
Other Spouse:  m2. 30 Dec 1849, Jefferson Co., MO, Almonine MANESS
Father:  William PYATT (1790-1850)
Mother:  Catherine GLASS
Children with Wife-1 
born in MO, presumably in Moreland Twp., Scott Co., MO:
1.  (Son A) CALLAHAN, b. 1810-20
2.  John CALLAHAN, b. 1819/20
3.  (Son B) CALLAHAN, b. 1820-25 is he the Thomas CALIHAN, b. 1824/5, MO, in the 1850 census of Jefferson Co., MO?
4.  James M. CALLAHAN, b. 1825
5.  William B. CALLAHAN [blind], b. 1829; 1850 census of Jefferson Co., MO

born in Moreland Twp., Scott Co., MO, or Merrimac Twp., Crawford Co., MO:
6.  Jackson CALLAHAN, b. 1831
7.  Alexander CALLAHAN [blind], b. 1832/3 or 1829/30; 1850/60 Censuses, Jefferson Co., MO
8.  George Wesley CALLAHAN, b. 1835
9.  Benjamin Franklin CALLAHAN, b. 1837/8; d. 18 Apr 1862

Children with Sarah PYATT:
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Sources (n.b., Crawford, Jefferson, and Madison Cos. are each two counties away from the others, and Scott is two counties from Madison):

1.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Missouri Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-227):
Callahan, David Piatt, Sarah 4 Apr 1842 Crawford Co.

2.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
John CALLAHAN; Birth: 1819, Missouri; Death: 1880
James M. CALLAHAN; Birth: 1823, Scott, Missouri; Death: 04 Feb 1882
Thomas CALLAHAN; Birth: 1825, Scott, Missouri
William CALLAHAN; Birth: 1829, Scott, Missouri
Jackson CALLAHAN; Birth: 1831, of Scott, Missouri
Alexander CALLAHAN; Birth: 1834, of Scott, Missouri; Death: 1897
George W. CALLAHAN; Birth: 1835, of Scott, Missouri; Death: 1878
Benjamin Franklin CALLAHAN; Birth: 1838 <Crawford, Missouri>; Death: 18 Apr 1862
Father: David CALLAHAN; Mother: Sarah PYATT
Source: patron submission
David didn't marry Sarah PYATT until 1842, so she cannot be the mother of any of these children
Spouse: Sarah PIATT
Marriage: 04 Apr 1842, Crawford, Missouri
Source: Marriage Records, 1829-1919. Crawford County (Missouri). Recorder of Deeds
Almonine MANESS
Spouse: Sarah CALLIHAN
Marriage: 30 Dec 1849, Jefferson, Missouri
Source: Marriage Records, 1825-1951. Jefferson County (Missouri). Recorder of Deeds

3.  1820 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found, but there was no 1820 census in Missouri Territory (Missouri did not become a state until 1821).

4.  1830 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #3 of 8; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
1830 MO Scott Co. Moreland Twp. Roll 73 p. 6 Ln. 25 211 001 - 000 001 no slaves David Callihan
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 4 or under 1825-1830 = William (b. 1829)
= James (b. 1825)
1 male 5-9 1820-1825 = Son B
1 male 10-14 1815-1820 = John (b. 1819)
1 male 30-39 1790-1800 = David
1 female 30-39 1790-1800 = Wife-1

5.  1840 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #11-12 of 12; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
1840 MO Crawford Co. Merrimac Twp. Roll 223 pp. 163B-164A Ln. 20 David Calahan 222 200 100 - 000 001 no slaves 0300000 White/Blind: 4
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 4 or under 1835-1840 = Benjamin Franklin (b. 1838)
= George W. (b. 1835)
2 males 5-9 1830-1835 = Alexander (b. 1829/30 or 1834)
= Jackson (b. 1831)
2 males 10-14 1825-1830 = William (b. 1829)
= James (b. 1825)
2 males 15-19 1820-1825 = Son B
= ?
1 male 40-49 1790-1800 = David
1 female 30-39 1800-1810 = Wife-1
1 person employed in agriculture
4 White: Blind

6a.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  cannot find Sarah or her new husband.  Are they deceased?  Son William CALAHAN (æ 21, b. MO; blind; indexed "Colohan") is living in Jefferson Co., MO (p. 453A), with the HENSLEY family.

6b.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #22 of 124):  Madison Co., MO, Roll 405, p. 207B, 184/186, enumerated 23 Sep 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
1850:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
184 186 John Calahan 30 M W Farmer $1300.00 Missouri     /  
    Jemima Calahan 24 F W     "     /  
    Alexander Calahan 17 M W Farmer   "       Blind
    Benjamin Calahan 12 M W     "        
    William B Calahan  5 M W     "        
    Elizabeth Calahan  3 F W     "        
    Mary A Calahan  1 F W     "        
Our subjects had no daughters prior to 1840, so Jemima must be John's wife; also, the three young children must be theirs.

7.  OneWorldTree (online at Ancestry.com).

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