Calvin Harris Giddings

24 January 1823–11 May 1903 (Age 80)
Rockport Township, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Calvin Harris

When Calvin Harris Giddings was born on 24 January 1823, in Rockport Township, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, his father, Calvin Giddings, was 25 and his mother, Mary Bennet, was 17. He married Charlotte Emily Storey on 11 April 1849, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died on 11 May 1903, at the age of 80, and was buried in Castalia Cemetery, Castalia, Erie, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Calvin Harris Giddings
1823–1903
Charlotte Emily Storey
1828–1894
Marriage: 11 April 1849
Ella Arvell Giddings
1850–1919
Maria Giddings
1859–
Nina May Giddings
1858–1940

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 April 1849
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
children

(3)

    Ella Arvell Giddings

    Female1850–1919Female

    Nina May Giddings

    Female1858–1940Female

    Maria Giddings

    Female1859–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Calvin Giddings

    Male1797–1875Male

    Mary Bennet

    Female1805–1889Female

siblings

(11)

    Male1823–1903Male

    William Foster Giddings

    Male1824–1891Male

    Silas Bennett Giddings

    Male1826–1904Male

    Edward Giddings

    Male1829–1831Male

    Alfred Giddings

    Male1831–1852Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

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.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 13

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1846

Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a group of villages near Huntingdon, called Great, Little, and Steeple Gidding, named from Old English Gyddingas ‘people of Gydda’, a personal name of uncertain origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Calvin H Giddings, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Calven Giddings in entry for Nina May Chamberlin, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Calvin H. Giddings, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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