John E. COLHOUN

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American politician

AmericanBorn John Ewing COLHOUN

United States Senator and lawyer from South Carolina

Born on 1749 in Staunton, Virginia, USA , United States

Died on October 26, 1802 in Pendleton, South Carolina, USA

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Colhoun, (and Calhoun) is a surname that originated in Ulster to where Colhoun's great, great, great, grandfather Robert Colquhoun migrated from Dunbarton, Dumbartonshire in Scotland. Colhoun was born to Ulster-Scottish immigrants to colonial America from County Donegal. Colhoun appears to have himself changed his surname from Calhoun to Colhoun.



Colhoun married Floride Bonneau of Charleston, South Carolina. They had three children, John Ewing, Jr., who became a planter, James Edward (1798-1889 later changed last name to Calhoun), who would become an officer in the U.S. Navy in the 1820s and, too, was a planter, and Floride Bonneau (1792–1866) who married her father's first cousin John Caldwell Calhoun. Floride became Second Lady of the United States in 1825. John Colhoun was also a first cousin of Joseph Calhoun, and brother-in-law of Andrew Pickens.

...   Colhoun, (and Calhoun) is a surname that originated in Ulster to where Colhoun's great, great, great, grandfather Robert Colquhoun migrated from Dunbarton, Dumbartonshire in Scotland. Colhoun was born to Ulster-Scottish immigrants to colonial America from County Donegal. Colhoun appears to have himself changed his surname from Calhoun to Colhoun.



Colhoun married Floride Bonneau of Charleston, South Carolina. They had three children, John Ewing, Jr., who became a planter, James Edward (1798-1889 later changed last name to Calhoun), who would become an officer in the U.S. Navy in the 1820s and, too, was a planter, and Floride Bonneau (1792–1866) who married her father's first cousin John Caldwell Calhoun. Floride became Second Lady of the United States in 1825. John Colhoun was also a first cousin of Joseph Calhoun, and brother-in-law of Andrew Pickens.



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