When Calvin Aaron Strickland was born on 18 January 1882, in Hartford, Geneva, Alabama, United States, his father, Warren Henry Strickland, was 23 and his mother, Mary Ann Hendrix, was 21. He married Ida Frances Carswell on 7 August 1907, in Noma, Holmes, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Geneva, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 8 Noblins, Geneva, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 July 1943, in Hartford, Geneva, Alabama, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Pondtown Cemetery, Hartford, Geneva, Alabama, United States.
English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from Great and Little Strickland (Westmorland) or Strickland Ketel and Strickland Roger (also Westmorland). The placenames derive from Old English stīrc ‘stirk, young bullock or heifer’ + land ‘land’.