Calvin Everett Decker

22 January 1888–
Claridon, Marion, Ohio, United States

The Life of Calvin Everett

When Calvin Everett Decker was born on 22 January 1888, in Claridon, Marion, Ohio, United States, his father, Harrison Everett Decker, was 30 and his mother, Anna Elizabeth Clark, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Harrison Everett Decker
1857–1924
Anna Elizabeth Clark
1853–1919
Myrtle Rachel Decker
1878–1921
Burritt Budge Clark Decker
1882–1953
James Harvey Decker
1883–1945
Maud A Decker
1886–
Calvin Everett Decker
1888–
Sue Argyle Decker
1893–1978

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World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1953 · Ohio state oficially admitted into the Union

Age 65

President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a law recognizing that Ohio was admitted into the Union, since it had previously slipped through the cracks. The official date of admittance was agreed upon as March 1, 1803, ratified as of May 19, 1953.

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name for a roofer (thatcher, tiler, slater, or shingler) or a carpenter or builder, from an agent derivative of Middle High German decke ‘covering’, a word which was normally used to refer to roofs, but sometimes also to other sorts of covering; modern German Decke still has the twin senses ‘ceiling’ and ‘blanket’.2 Dutch: variant of Dekker , cognate with 1.3 English: variant of Dicker .

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

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  • Calvin Everett Decker, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Calvin Everett Decker, "Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962"

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