Albert Calkins

1860–Male
Paris Twp, Kent, Michigan, United States

The Life of Albert

When Albert Calkins was born in February 1860, in Paris Twp, Kent, Michigan, United States, his father, Lucius C Calkins, was 36 and his mother, Cornelia A. Althouse, was 33. He lived in Kent, Michigan, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Lucius C Calkins
1823–1867
Cornelia A. Althouse
1826–1908
Addison Calkins
1849–1925
Henry Calkins
1851–
Perry William Calkins
1852–1932
Amos Calkins
1852–1925
Ervin Calkins
1855–1933
Calista Calkins
1857–1928
Albert Calkins
1860–
Susan Calkins
1862–1905

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World Events (3)

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.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 19

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

Name Meaning

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

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

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  • Albert Calkins in household of Lucius Calkins, "United States Census, 1860"

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