Caleb Colvin

about 1763–1805 (Age 42)
Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Caleb

When Caleb Colvin was born about 1763, in Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Luther Colvin, was 23 and his mother, Lydia Colvin, was 23. He married Amy Ann Abbott on 31 December 1795. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Danby, Rutland, Vermont, United States in 1800. He died in 1805, at the age of 42, and was buried in Danby, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Caleb Colvin
Amy Ann Abbott
Marriage: 31 December 1795
Phila R. Colvin
Caleb Colvin Jr.

Spouse and Children

31 December 1795


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World Events (6)


Age 13

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 13

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 23

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Colville , probably reflecting a local pronunciation.

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Caleb Colvin, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Caleb Colvin, "Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916"

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