Isaac Newton Calkins

1801–1863 (Age 61)
Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Isaac Newton

When Isaac Newton Calkins was born on 19 November 1801, in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Nathaniel Skiffe Calkins, was 48 and his mother, Leah Cook, was 43. He married Sophia Esther Chadwick on 28 April 1825, in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 19 October 1863, in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 61.

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Isaac Newton Calkins
Sophia Esther Chadwick
Marriage: 28 April 1825
Nancy A Caulkins
Edgar M. Caulkins
Mary Calkins

Spouse and Children

28 April 1825
East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States


    Nancy A Caulkins


    Edgar M. Caulkins


    Mary Calkins


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World Events (8)

1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 1

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 18

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

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • I. N. Caulkins in entry for Sophia E. Chadwick Calkins, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Isaac Newton Caulkins in entry for Sophia Esther Chadwick, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Isaac Newton Caulkins, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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