Children: John Carroll Calhoun; William Joseph Calhoun; Edward James Calhoun; Gaines A. Calhoun, born November 1881; Margaret A. Calhoun; Horace Dearman Calhoun, born circa 1904; and James Bradford Calhoun, born 22 April 1907.
Son: Edward James Calhoun, born December 1878, died 1948, married 27 December 1908, Purvis Methodist Church, to F. Marion Woodward, born 1878, died 1944. They are buried in Coal Town Cemetery, Purvis, Lamar County, Mississippi.
William J. Calhoun lived in Purvis, Marion County, Mississippi, in 1900. Lamar County was formed in 1904 from Marion and Hancock Counties, Mississippi. William J. Calhoun lived in Purvis, Lamar County, Mississippi, in 1910 and 1920.
437. ii. Amanda Abbeville Calhoun, born 14 April 1845, Alabama, died between 1900 and 1910, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia. She lived in Atlanta, Fulton County, in 1900, with her sister and brother-in-law, Robert and Aline McDougall.