Addison Calkins

1849–1925 (Age 76)
Volney, Volney, Oswego, New York, United States

The Life of Addison

When Addison Calkins was born on 7 June 1849, in Volney, Volney, Oswego, New York, United States, his father, Lucius C Calkins, was 26 and his mother, Cornelia A. Althouse, was 23. He married Ellen Francis Decker on 8 August 1880, in Hammond, Kent, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Granby, Oswego, New York, United States in 1855 and Kent, Michigan, United States in 1860. He died on 18 October 1925, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Kentwood, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Addison Calkins
1849–1925
Ellen Francis Decker
1860–1943
Marriage: 8 August 1880
Alma Belle Calkins
1884–1971
Lottie Pearl Calkins
1887–
Mabel M. Calkins
1890–1891
Troy Calkins
1895–1896
Clarence A Calkins
1898–1978

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 August 1880
Hammond, Kent, Michigan, United States
children

(5)

    Alma Belle Calkins

    Female1884–1971Female

    Lottie Pearl Calkins

    Female1887–Female

    Mabel M. Calkins

    Female1890–1891Female

    Troy Calkins

    Male1895–1896Male

    Male1898–1978Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 5

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 21

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Addison Corkins in household of Lucius Corkins, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Addison Calkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Addison Calkins in household of Lucius Calkins, "United States Census, 1850"

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