Calvin Wiant

10 November 1848–28 December 1918 (Age 70)
Porter Township, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Calvin

When Calvin Wiant was born on 10 November 1848, in Porter Township, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Abraham Wiant, was 37 and his mother, Eve Catherine Seifrit, was 28. He married Emma Celestia Chandler on 17 April 1877. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 28 December 1918, in Porter Township, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Squirrel Hill Cemetery, New Bethlehem, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Calvin Wiant
Emma Celestia Chandler
Marriage: 17 April 1877
Annice Amanda Wiant
Ambrose Dale Wiant
Claude Lynn Wiant
Preston Henry Wiant
Frank R Wyant
Arnold Banks Wyant

Spouse and Children

17 April 1877


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World Events (8)


Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 15

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 19

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Wiandt ( see Wiegand ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Calven Wyaat in household of Abraham Wyaat, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Calvin Wyant in household of Abram Wyant, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Calvan Wiant, "United States Census, 1880"

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