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
Charlotte Emily Storey
Marriage: 11 April 1849
Ella Arvell Giddings
Maria Giddings
Nina May Giddings

Spouse and Children

11 April 1849
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States


    Ella Arvell Giddings


    Nina May Giddings


    Maria Giddings


Parents and Siblings

    Calvin Giddings


    Mary Bennet





    William Foster Giddings


    Silas Bennett Giddings


    Edward Giddings


    Alfred Giddings


+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.

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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