Alexander Andrew Calhoun

18 June 1871–9 January 1934 (Age 62)
Mayfield Township, DeKalb, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Alexander Andrew

When Alexander Andrew Calhoun was born on 18 June 1871, in Mayfield Township, DeKalb, Illinois, United States, his father, Nathan Chandler Calhoon, was 32 and his mother, Sophronia Elisabeth McMillan, was 22. He married Cora Mae Leighty on 20 December 1892, in South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Highland Township, Harvey, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Blunt, Hughes, South Dakota, United States for about 20 years. He died on 9 January 1934, in Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States, at the age of 62.

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Alexander Andrew Calhoun
Cora Mae Leighty
Marriage: 20 December 1892
Vern Miller Calhoun
Samuel Vincent Calhoon
Minnerd Chandler Calhoun

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 December 1892South Dakota, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 1
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
    Age 11
    Historical Boundaries: 1882: Hughes, Dakota Territory, United States 1889: Hughes, South Dakota, United States
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 19
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Colquhoun .History: This prominent early American name was brought across the Atlantic Ocean by Scotch-Irish pioneers who entered Pennsylvania c. 1733. The American statesman John c. Calhoun (1782–1850), born in Abbeville District, SC, served in both houses of Congress, was secretary of war, and vice president of the US (1825–32).

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Andrew A Calhoon, "South Dakota, State Census, 1905"
    • Andrew Alexander Calhoon in entry for Vincent Samuel Calhoon and Minnie Magdeline Juchau, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Andrew A Calhoon, "United States Census, 1920"

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