The receipts from taxes and other sources for Baltimore city in 1798 totaled
his terms as mayor, Calhoun served as a member of the city council.
(A). He was an elder of the First Presbyterian Church in Baltimore
from 1797 until some time before 1804, and a trustee from 1771 until 1816.
married Ann Gist, daughter of William Gist, on November 18, 1766. (A).
She was born on November 25, 1747, and died on March 4, 1799 in her 53rd
year. (The Federal Gazette, Baltimore, 5 March 1799).
James and Anne (Gist) Calhoun were the parents of: (1) William, born
ca. 1768, died June 1808 at Summer Hill, the seat of James Buchanan.
He left a widow and four children. He had lived for many years in
South Carolina, but had returned to Baltimore in 1803 (The Federal Gazette,
Baltimore, 29 June 1808); (2) James, died before his father, married and
had issue; and (3) Elizabeth, died before her father; married James A.
Buchanan and had issue.
Calhoun died on August 14,
1816, at age 73. His funeral was held at his late residence on Baltimore
Street (The Federal Gazette, Baltimore, 14 August 1816). He
was buried in the graveyard of Westminster Presbyterian Church, Fayette
and Greene Streets. (A)
James Calhoun left a will,
dated Oct. 11, 1815 and proved Aug. 17, 1816. He named his granddaughters
Mary Calhoun, Mary Hall, Ann Calhoun, Lydia Calhoun, and Sudney Calhoun,
daughters of his late son William; the children of his son James; and William
R. Buchanan, James C. Buchanan, Elizabeth I. Buchanan, Esther L. Buchanan,
John T. Buchanan, Robert S. Buchanan, and Samuel Smith Buchanan, children
of his late daughter Elizabeth Buchanan. (Baltimore County Register
(Wills) 10:199 [MSA C435])