John Calkins

1860–Male
Volney, Oswego, New York

The Life of John

When John Calkins was born in June 1860, in Volney, Volney, Oswego, New York, United States, his father, Dorr Baldwin Calkins, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Tilton, was 26. He married Elizabeth Jones in 1886. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in New York, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

John Calkins
1860–
Elizabeth Jones
1865–1929
Marriage: 1886
Verner Dorr Calkins
1887–1976
Ruth Ann Calkins
1889–
Harry J Calkins
1891–1971
Elizabeth Calkins
1892–1989
Lois Calkins
1905–

Spouse and Children

    Male1860–Male

    Elizabeth Jones

    Female1865–1929Female

MARRIAGE
1886
Volney, Oswego, New York
children

(5)

    Male1887–1976Male

    Ruth Ann Calkins

    Female1889–Female

    Harry J Calkins

    Male1891–1971Male

    Elizabeth Calkins

    Female1892–1989Female

    Lois Calkins

    Female1905–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 36

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • John L Calkins, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • John L Calkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Calkins in household of Dow Calkins, "United States Census, 1870"

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