Calvin Ernest Ervay

19 January 1878–6 February 1954 (Age 76)
Salina, Saline, Kansas, United States

The Life of Calvin Ernest

When Calvin Ernest Ervay was born on 19 January 1878, in Salina, Saline, Kansas, United States, his father, Norman Alphonzo Ervay, was 27 and his mother, Rosaltha L Ferris, was 21. He married Lillian E Eagan about 1909. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Richmond, Virginia, United States in 1930 and San Diego Judicial Township, San Diego, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 6 February 1954, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, Fort Rosecrans, San Diego, San Diego, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Calvin Ernest Ervay
Lillian E Eagan
Marriage: about 1909
Virginia Eleanor Ervay
Constance Ervay
Ruth Ervay
John Calvin Ervay
Jean Ervay
Norman Ervay

Spouse and Children

about 1909


    Virginia Eleanor Ervay


    Constance Ervay


    Ruth Ervay


    John Calvin Ervay


    Jean Ervay


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Norman Alphonzo Ervay


    Rosaltha L Ferris




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 16

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Hungarian and Slovak (Árvay): habitational name for someone from Árva county in the former Hungarian kingdom, now in Slovakia.

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

Sources (3)

  • Calvin E Ervay, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Calvin E Ervay, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Calvin Ervoy, "United States Census, 1940"

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