Adaline Amanda Calvin

17 January 1869–17 September 1954 (Age 85)
Delaware Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States

The Life of Adaline Amanda

When Adaline Amanda Calvin was born on 17 January 1869, in Delaware Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States, her father, William P. Calvin, was 33 and her mother, Ann Elizabeth Harman, was 31. She married Charles Milton Riegle on 28 October 1893, in Hardin, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Findlay, Hancock, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Findlay, Findlay, Findlay Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 17 September 1954, at the age of 85, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Findlay, Hancock, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Milton Riegle
Adaline Amanda Calvin
Marriage: 28 October 1893
Lois V. Riegle

Spouse and Children

28 October 1893
Hardin, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William P. Calvin


    Ann Elizabeth Harman




    George A Calvin




    Mary Etta Calvin


    Rhuhannah Allie Calvin


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 Southern French: nickname for a bald man, from a diminutive of Old Occitan calv ‘bald’ (from Latin calvus).2 Spanish (Calvín): from a regional variant of a diminutive of calvo ‘bald’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Amanda Calvin in household of Wm Calvin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amanda Calvin in household of William Calvin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Amanda A Rigl in household of Chas M Rigl, "United States Census, 1900"

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