Abraham Calame

Male 1695 - 1758  (~ 63 years)


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  • Name Abraham Calame 
    Born Jan 1695  Beutal, Montbéliard Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 16 Jan 1695  Beutal, Montbéliard Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Immigration 1752  Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on the "Speedwell" Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Beutal, Montbéliard Find all individuals with events at this location 
    mason 
    _UID F82BD60389CBF24181ED4A06DB90D0961271 
    Died Mar 1758  Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3260  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father David Calame,   b. Abt 1660,   d. 1 Jun 1701, Beutal, Montbéliard Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Mother Françoise Mouhot,   b. Oct 1664, Beutal, Montbéliard Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1697, Beutal, Montbéliard Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married Bef 1688 
    Family ID F1219  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elisabeth Bourquin,   b. Abt 1697,   d. 18 Feb 1744, Beutal, Montbéliard Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married Bef 1733 
    Children 
     1. Marie Calame,   b. Abt 1731, Beutal?, Montbéliard Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1771  (Age ~ 41 years)
     2. Tiennette Calame,   b. Apr 1733, Beutal, Montbéliard Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1752, Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 18 years)
     3. Jacques Calame,   b. Sep 1736, Beutal, Montbéliard Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Abraham Calame,   b. Sep 1738, Beutal, Montbéliard Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1738, Beutal, Montbéliard Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     5. Madeleine Calame,   b. 19 Nov 1739, Beutal, Montbéliard Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Catherine Calame,   b. 8 May 1742, Beutal, Montbéliard Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1802, Staten Island, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F1269  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jeanne Marie Bevignan,   b. Abt 1692, Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1748, Beutal, Montbéliard Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married 15 Sep 1744  Beutal, Montbéliard Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F1270  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Suzanne Fromont,   b. Abt 1700, Courcelles, Montbéliard Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1752, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 29 Oct 1748  Beutal, Montbéliard Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F1268  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Baptism sponsors were Abraham Calame and Jeanne Mouhot daughter of Jeanne Beucler(?) (perhaps = Alix Beucler?)

      Elisabeth Bourquin was Abraham Calame's 1st wife; she died age 46 in Beutal 1744;

      second spouse was Jeanne Marie Bevignan, widow of Abraham Certier dit Simonot the elder of Longeville; married September 15, 1744, she died April 26, 1748 age 56

      Suzanne Fromont was Abraham's third spouse.

      Children,with Elisabeth Bourquin (not necessarily a complete list, as marriage date/place to Elisabeth has not been located):
      [Marie Calame -baptism not located]
      Tiennette Calame 1733
      Jacques Calame 1736
      Abraham Calame 1738-1738
      Madeleine Calame 1739
      Catherine Calame 1742

      "Etat des pauvres en 1750
      source AD25 EPM 371
      Etat des pauvres de Beutal en 1750
      et de ce qu'on peut fournir à leur subsistance
      Sujets du Comté
      Abram CALAME,
      s'améliore et fait son possible pour sustenter 5 enfants dont un est fort infirme et digne
      objet de compassion"
      Transcription uploaded to geneanet.org by user Françoise LIEVREMONT (flievremont)

      1752 " Speedwell" mason Abraham Calame (whose niece Jeanne Jodry aka Mrs. Vernier Rigoulot was travelling on the same ship and with whose family Calame is associated subsequently...)
      The surname "Calame" died out in Nova Scotia
      Abraham Calame died at Lunenburg age 63, March 21, 1758 = born 1695
      Susannah (Fromont) Calame died October 1, 1752
      "Jennette" [sic] Calame d. Nov 17, 1752 at Halifax bur St. John's (is "Jeannette" not simply a handwriting misinterpretation of the unfamiliar "Tennette", which is a form of Stephanie)
      Marie Calame m. Jacques Biguenet at St. John's church in 1754
      Magdalene Calame m. George Boutilier at St. John's in 1754; George died and Magdalene remarried Pierre Coulon in 1758 at St. John's
      Jacques Calame m. Suzanne Mettetal at St. John's in 1758
      Catherine Calame m. James Coulon at St. John's in 1762