Israel Calkins Jr

1 September 1801–20 August 1863 (Age 61)
Washington, Dutchess, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Israel

When Israel Calkins Jr was born on 1 September 1801, in Washington, Dutchess, New York, United States, his father, Israel Calkins Sr, was 35 and his mother, Mary Grigg, was 31. He married Lavina Wheeler about 1834, in Alabama, Genesee, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He registered for military service in 1857. He died on 20 August 1863, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Israel Calkins Jr
Lavina Wheeler
Marriage: about 1834
Helen Marr Calkins
Horatio Palmer Calkins
Indamora Calkins
Israel Calkins III
Clarissa Caroline Calkins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1834Alabama, Genesee, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1803 · The U.S doubles in size
    Age 2
    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
    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 excrescent -s added.

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Israel Calkins, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Israel Calkins, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Israel Calkins, "United States, New York Land Records, 1630-1975"

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