|Battle:||Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland|
|Ship/Arrival:||Unity, Dec 1650|
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Published on: 03 Dec 2014, Updated: 19 Sep 2018
Page Contributors: Ray McCall, Andrew Millard, and Teresa Rust.
Malcolm M’Callum, #21 on the “Scots at Lynn 1653. Iron Works Inventory“
IMPORTANT UPDATE! (July 2018)
According to, Christopher Gerrard, Pam Graves, Andrew Millard, Richard Annis, and Anwen Caffell, in, Lost Lives, New Voices: Unlocking the Stories of the Scottish Soldiers at the Battle of Dunbar 1650, (England: Oxbow Books, 2018), on page 247, Malcolm is categorized as:
Definite [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity]
MacCallum/Macalum/Callum, Micum/Malcolm. Residences: Lynn MA. Appears: 1653. D.aft.1670. A founder of the SCS. [Exiles; Banks; DR; SPOWS; Ch.7 & 8]
For explanations of the category, abbreviations and references see List of Dunbar prisoners from Lost Lives, New Voices.
Surname variations: M’Callum, McCallum, MacCallum, Callum, Mackallum
First Generation in the New World
1. MALCOLM¹ MacCALLUM, was born, presumably in Scotland. He married, in Massachusetts by 1657, MARTHA (_____).
Children of Malcolm and Martha (_____) MacCallum:
2. i. MARY² M’CALLUM, (Malcolm¹) b at Lynn on 12 Sep 1657
2. ii. ANN² CALLUM, b. at Lynn on 25 Aug 1659, m. PETER TWIST
2. iii. JOHN² CALLUM, b. at Lynn on 17 Dec 1661
2. iv. CALLUM² M’CALLUM, born in Lynn on 30 May 1664
2. v. DANIEL² M’CALLUM, born in Lynn on 2 Jun 1667
2. vi. MARTHA CALLUM, b at Lynn on 18 Jun 1670, m. at Lynn on 10 Jul 1694, JOHN FOLLETT
“In 1653 he lived with farm manager Daniel Salmon for nineteen weeks. He was a member of the Scots Charitable Society in 1658. Remaining at Lynn, he and his wife Martha had three sons and two daughters between 1659 and 1670. He may have worked at Bromingum Forge in Rowley in 1673.” See document below, page 15.
A “Malcome Makcallome” made a donation to the Scots Charitable Society [in Boston] on 6 Jan 1657.
“Macam Macallum’s daughter Anne married Peter Twist, a servant in Lynn who was associated with the ironworkers, although the plant did not employ him.” from:
Hamilton, Marsha L.. Social and Economic Networks in Early Massachusetts: Atlantic Connections, page 49
SOURCES AND NOTES:
Torrey’s New England Marriages Prior to 1700. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.) Originally published as: New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015.:
Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2010).:
Torrey’s New England Marriages Prior to 1700. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.) Originally published as: New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015.: “SARAH CALLAM and MARTHA CALLUM“
SEE: The American Genealogist, Volumes 70-71, Donald Lines Jacobus
D.L. Jacobus, 1995 – Registers of births, etc “Mackum of Lynn and Salem, Massachusetts“