Calvin Pomeroy

20 October 1798–18 October 1865 (Age 66)
Buckland, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Calvin

When Calvin Pomeroy was born on 20 October 1798, in Buckland, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Enos Pomeroy, was 37 and his mother, Lucy Smith, was 32. He married Rachel Pratt on 5 September 1820, in Buckland, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in East Bloomfield, Ontario, New York, United States for about 10 years and West Bloomfield, Ontario, New York, United States in 1865. He died on 18 October 1865, in Du Quoin, Perry, Illinois, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Old Du Quoin Cemetery, Du Quoin, Perry, Illinois, United States.

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Calvin Pomeroy
Fannie Brooks
Marriage: May 1824
Rachel S. Pomeroy
Child Pomeroy
Emily Brooks Pomeroy
Luther L. Pomeroy
Lucy Edwards Pomeroy

Spouse and Children

May 1824


    Rachel S. Pomeroy




    Child Pomeroy



    Luther L. Pomeroy


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+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 20

Illinois is the 21st state.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin; associated mainly with Devon and Dorset): habitational name from any of the various places in northeastern France named with Old French pommeroie, pommeraie ‘apple orchard’ (collective of pomme ‘apple’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Calvin Pomeroy in household of Daniel S Baker, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Calvin Pomeroy, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Calvin Pomeroy, "United States Census, 1860"

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