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Lewis P. Calloway, Wm. S. Calloway, Vernon

In 1880 Otoe County Nebraska Wm Callaway, 58 and M.A. 56 have Louis 26, Wm. S. 19, S.J. 16 daughter, and son A.J.S. 14 - all born in England.

William S. Callaway married Mary Bell Foreman May 18, 1890 in Arapahoe County.  She's likely the Mary Foreman - daughter of Jacob and Sarah. in 1880 Carroll County, Missouri.

Lewis proved up a quarter in 14, 1S 45W in 1898, next to Wm S. claim in 13 in 1896.  William had cash-claimed a quarter in 18, 1S 44W in 1890.

In 1900 Glendale precinct William S. May 1861 in England has been married ten years to Mary B.  Mar 1869 Illinois.  They have Edwin L. Aug 1893 Colorado, and niece Olive D. Mead, Jan 1883 Nebraska, invalid.

1904 "Will Calloway and wife and son went to St. Louis Saturday evening to visit the fair."

Numerous articles in the Wray newspapers described his system for growing wheat.

One year a field produced 62 bushel per acre

1907 "George Mead of Riverton, Nebr., is expected to arrive in Wray this week to make Yuma county his future home.  He is a nephew of W.S. Calloway and bought a farm near that of his uncle when he was here last fall."

1910 "F.M. Sisson, Mr. and Mrs. Will Calloway and Clark Moore will leave the first part of next week for southern Mexico where they will spend the winter improving the land they have purchased in that section."

1915 "Jacob Foreman, who has been spending some time with his three sons Will, John and George and his daughter, Mrs. Wm. Calloway, is spending this week in Wray at the G.P. Hix home and taking the sulphur baths."


1917 "Mr. and Mrs. George Foreman closed the deal the latter part of the week through which they became possessed of three quarters of land near Flagler.  They do not contemplate moving on the land the coming year as they are renting the Mrs. Belle Calloway land four miles south of Vernon."

1917 "Mrs. William Calloway and little daughter Esther, left Sunday for Unadilla, Nebraska, on a visit of a week or ten days with Jack Callaway and family."

Mary Bell (Foreman) Callaway 1867-1930 is also buried in Glendale.

Lewis P. Callaway married Elizabeth Prickett March 3, 1894.

In 1910 Otoe County L.P. Callaway is 55, Elizabeth 38  They have Melissa 14 and Mary 12, and William 10 all born in Colorado, Elizabeth 8, Lulu 5 and Raymond one month- these three born in Nebraska.

Lewis P. Callaway - May 6, 1854 - Aug 1, 1929 is buried in Unadilla , Otoe County.53294485

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