Mary Catherine Calvert

23 March 1848–20 October 1883 (Age 35)
Knox, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary Catherine

When Mary Catherine Calvert was born on 23 March 1848, in Knox, Indiana, United States, her father, James Calvert, was 27 and her mother, Sara Emaline Hedden, was 18. She married Michael Agan on 4 August 1876, in Knox, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Busseron, Knox, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died on 20 October 1883, in Knox, Indiana, United States, at the age of 35.

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Family Time Line

Michael Agan
Mary Catherine Calvert
Marriage: 4 August 1876
Lena Agan

Spouse and Children

4 August 1876
Knox, Indiana, United States


    Lena Agan


Parents and Siblings



    Olivia A Calvert



    Solon Samuel Calvert


World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 3

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 8

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English calfhirde, from Old English (Anglian) calf ‘calf’ + hierde ‘herdsman’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mary C Calvert in household of James Calvert, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Agan in household of Mike Agan, "United States Census, 1880"

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