Elmer Calkins

about 1882–
Ohio, United States

The Life of Elmer

When Elmer Calkins was born about 1882, in Ohio, United States, his father, John Calkins, was 64 and his mother, Sarah Miller, was 37. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Estella Laubrich. He lived in Bear Creek Township, Emmet, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Petoskey, Emmet, Michigan, United States in 1920.

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Elmer Calkins
Estella Laubrich
Mary E Calkins
Frank O Calkins

Spouse and Children


    Estella Laubrich




    Mary E Calkins


    Frank O Calkins


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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 0

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 5

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 31

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Culkin , with English patronymic -s added.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Elmer C Calkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elmer Calkins in household of Charles Clark, "United States Census, 1910"

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