James Calvin

about 1824–about 1890 (Age 66)
Posey, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of James

When James Calvin was born about 1824, in Posey, Indiana, United States, his father, James Calvin, was 42 and his mother, Rebecca Jane Williams, was 20. He married Lucy Lamar on 30 May 1846, in Gibson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Wabash Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. He died about 1890, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

James Calvin
about 1824–about 1890
Lucy Lamar
Marriage: 30 May 1846
James A Calvin
about 1847–
Young Charles Calvin
about 1851–1917
George C. Calvin
about 1851–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 May 1846Gibson, Indiana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 14
    Historical Information 1838: Gibson, Indiana, United States
    Age 22
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Cumberland; of Norman origin): nickname from Anglo-Norman French cauf ‘bald’ + the diminutive suffix -in.In some cases also French: variant of Cauvin , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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    Sources (14)

    • James Colvin, "United States Census, 1850"
    • James Calvin, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
    • James Calvin in household of George C. Calvin, "United States Census, 1880"

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