Eva A. Calhoun

17 November 1874–23 December 1943 (Age 69)
Coal Creek Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Eva A.

When Eva A. Calhoun was born on 17 November 1874, in Coal Creek Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States, her father, John W Calhoun, was 33 and her mother, Martha Matilda Glaze, was 26. She married George A. Wheeler on 24 July 1909, in Montgomery, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Wingate, Coal Creek Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States for about 9 years. She died on 23 December 1943, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

George A. Wheeler
1867–
Eva A. Calhoun
1874–1943
Marriage: 24 July 1909
Vance Leroy Wheeler
1897–1962
Ward Cecil Wheeler
1902–1965

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 July 1909Montgomery, Indiana, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 1
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
    Age 1
    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 22
    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

    Scottish: variant of Colquhoun .History: This prominent early American name was brought across the Atlantic Ocean by Scotch-Irish pioneers who entered Pennsylvania c. 1733. The American statesman John c. Calhoun (1782–1850), born in Abbeville District, SC, served in both houses of Congress, was secretary of war, and vice president of the US (1825–32).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Colquhoun

    Sources (5)

    • Eva A. Calhoun in household of John W. Calhoun, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Eva A Calhoun in entry for George Wheeler, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
    • Eva A Wheeler in household of George A Wheeler, "United States Census, 1910"

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