John Calvert

1751–6 June 1830 (Age 79)
Great Harwood, Lancashire, England

The Life of John

When John Calvert was born in 1751, in Great Harwood, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Daniel Calvert, was 27 and his mother, Ann Aldred, was 25. He married Jane Smalley on 1 January 1771, in Great Harwood, Lancashire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 6 June 1830, in Great Harwood, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 79, and was buried in Great Harwood, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Calvert
Jane Smalley
Marriage: 1 January 1771
Richard Calvert
Benjamin Calvert
Betty Calvert
Jennet Calvert
Catharine Calvert
Jane Calvert
Ann Calvert

Spouse and Children

1 January 1771
Great Harwood, Lancashire, England


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings





    James Calvert


    Ann Calvert



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 1

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 3

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World

Age 24

"On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Calvert in entry for Richard Calvert, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • John Calvert in entry for Richd. Calvert, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • John Calvert, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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