Elmer Allen Caukin

Male11 April 1889–October 1969

Brief Life History of Elmer Allen

When Elmer Allen Caukin was born on 11 April 1889, in Jordan Township, Antrim, Michigan, United States, his father, Marvin Ephraim Caukin, was 30 and his mother, Minnie Bradford, was 27. He married Blanche A Bradford on 22 December 1914, in Sparta, Kent, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Sparta, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Kent, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died in October 1969, in Hastings, Barry, Michigan, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Allen Caukin
1889–1969
Blanche A Bradford
1889–
Marriage: 22 December 1914
Edward B Caukin
1915–1997
Hazel B Caukin
1919–2015

Sources (13)

  • Elmer A Caukins in household of Edd Bradford, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elmer A Caukin, "Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Elmer A Caukin, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1914Sparta, Kent, Michigan, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 1

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1903 · Ford Motor Company

    Age 14

    "Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

    1910 · The BSA is Made

    Age 21

    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Culkin .

    English: variant of Colkin, from a pet form of the personal names Cole or Coll .

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

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