William Calvert

Edinburg, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of William

When William Calvert was born in 1787, in Edinburg, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, his father, Raleigh Calvert, was 34 and his mother, Virginia Holden, was 32. He had at least 4 sons with Mary "Polly" Chaney.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know William? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William Calvert
Mary "Polly" Chaney
Anderson Calvert

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
Age 0
The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state
Age 1
On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 32
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English (northern): occupational name from Middle English calfhirde, from Old English (Anglian) calf ‘calf’ + hierde ‘herdsman’.

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

Possible Related Names


Sources (1)

  • O'Gorman, Ella Foy,. Descendants of Virginia Calverts. Los Angeles: unknown, 1947.

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a FREE Account
Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
Share this with your family and friends.