Michael Calvert

Male28 September 1773–14 April 1815

Brief Life History of Michael

When Michael Calvert was born on 28 September 1773, in Hinderwell, Yorkshire, England, his father, George Calvert, was 22 and his mother, Dinah Robinson, was 31. He married Elizabeth Harrison on 29 November 1796, in Hinderwell, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 14 April 1815, in At Sea, at the age of 41.

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Michael Calvert
Elizabeth Harrison
Marriage: 29 November 1796
Sarah Calvert
Michael Calvert
James Calvert
Elizabeth Calvert
George Calvert
Harrison Calvert
Robinson Calvert
Aaron Calvert

Sources (30)

  • Michael Calvert, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Michael Calvert, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Michael Calvert, "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1796Hinderwell, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (3)

    1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World

    Age 2

    "On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."

    1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

    Age 14

    The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

    1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

    Age 16

    "Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): occupational name from Middle English calfhirde, from Old English (Anglian) calf ‘calf’ + hierde ‘herdsman’.

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

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