Cynthia Uretta Calkins

22 June 1827–14 July 1906 (Age 79)
Oswego, New York, United States

The Life of Cynthia Uretta

When Cynthia Uretta Calkins was born on 22 June 1827, in Oswego, New York, United States, her father, Elijah Selby Calkins, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane Allen, was 28. She had at least 3 daughters with William Johnson. She lived in Stuyvesant, Stuyvesant, Columbia, New York, United States in 1850 and Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 July 1906, in Alberta, Canada, at the age of 79, and was buried in Pincher Creek, Pincher Creek No. 9, Alberta, Canada.

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William Johnson
Cynthia Uretta Calkins
Emma F Johnson
Sarah Johnson
Minne Johnson

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 3

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Age 36

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Cynthia Johnson in household of William Johnson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Cynthia Johnson in household of William H Johnson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Cynthia Johnson in household of William Johnson, "United States Census, 1870"

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