Margaret Lilly BANKHEAD & Henry Howard CALDWELL

Margaret Lilly BANKHEAD was the daughter of William BANKHEAD and Isabel HOPKIRK

Margaret was born 12 December 1870, in West Virginia

Margaret and Henry were married on 15 November 1894 in Loomis, Placer County, California

Margaret and Henry CALDWELL had the following children:

     Josephine Belle CALDWELL, born 24 Oct 1895 in Loomis, Placer County, California

     Beatrice Mary CALDWELL, born 7 April 1897. Another photo of Beatrice

     Jean Bankhead CALDWELL, born 23 April 1899

     Robert William CALDWELL, born 24 December 1901(Robert passed away on 28 October 1934)

From the June 5th, 1900 census, we find this family living in Vacaville, Solano County, California. Henry is a harnessmaker, born January 1872 in Nebraska. His father is listed as born in Illinois and his mother as born in Nebraska. His wife Margaret was born in December 1870 in West Virgina, her father was born in Scotland and her mother was born in Iowa.

From the 1910 census we find this family now living in the Brooklyn Township of the City of Oakland, Alameda County, California. Henry is listed as a Detective, City Employee. Besides Henry's wife and 4 children, also in the household is Henry's brother A. Edward Caldwell, age 36, a cement contractor. (Henry's father is now listed as born in Pennsylvania, and Margaret's mother is now born in New York)

As of the Janaury 2, 1920 census, the family is living at 5528 East 17th Street in Oakland. Henry's father is now listed as born in Ohio and his mother was born in Michigan. The only child left in the residence is Beatrice. She is  working as a chemist in a laboratory. Also in the residence is Henry's mother Josephine, age 69. Josephine was born in Michigan, her father was born in England and her mother was born in New York. 

As of the 10 April 1930 census the family was still living at 5528 East 17th, and consisted of Henry, a Detective for the City Police, Margaret and Henry's mother Josephine. The family owns the residence and it is valued at $8,000.

Photos of Henry H. Caldwell are here and here.      Here is a view of an consulting advertisement of Henry H. Caldwell

Click on the thumbnails below to see larger versions of the photos.

  H H Caldwell &  Margaret Bankhead Marriage Certificate            H.H. Caldwell in 1911        

  Henry H Caldwell in 1919                       Henry H Caldwell in 1952, Loomis, Cal;iornia

  Henry H Caldwell Obituary 1957

Margaret Lily Bankhead Caldwell passed away on 5 January 1959 in Placer County, California

More wonderful Caldwell related photos and documents may be found at this link.


This page was last updated on 28 July 2012