Indamora Calkins

28 October 1840–13 September 1869 (Age 28)
Alabama, Genesee, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Indamora

When Indamora Calkins was born on 28 October 1840, in Alabama, Genesee, New York, United States, her father, Israel Calkins Jr, was 39 and her mother, Lavina Wheeler, was 26. She married Newell Potter about 1854, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She died on 13 September 1869, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Newell Potter
1830–1912
Indamora Calkins
1840–1869
Marriage: about 1854

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1854Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (5)

    1846
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 23
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Culkin , with English excrescent -s added.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Culkin

    Sources (7)

    • Indamora Potter in household of Newell Potter, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Indiamoore Calkins in household of Israel Calkins, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Indamora Calkins death date and place

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