Agnes Kane Callum was born and reared in Baltimore, Maryland. She is the fifth child of the late Philip Moten and Mary Priscilla (GOUGH) KANE of Saint Mary's County, Maryland. Agnes Kane Callum was educated in the Public Schools of East Baltimore. She recieved a B.A. and M.S., degrees in 1973 and 1975 respectively from Morgan State University. Agnes Kane Callum was a Fullbright -Hayes Scholar and studied at the University of Ghana, at Legon, West Africa. Agnes Kane Callum is a widowed, mother of five children and four grandchildren and a lover of Black history and genealogy.
She has authored and published: Kane- Butler Genealogy, History of a Black Family. The Kane's Sojourn at Sotterley, Kane Family News Notes, sixteen volumes of Flower of the Forest Black Genealogical Journal, Tomb Stone Inscriptions of Mount Calvary Cemetery and several other publications. For a complete listing see Publications.