Hello from fort Wayne . I'm one of the 7 sons of Russell Calkins of Wayland . The son of clifford Calkins of Hopkins who was the son of Abe. Im kind of a history nut and enjoyed finding out some of the reality. I grew up thinking we were Welsh now I know we are English. I enjoy the walking my 4 or 5 generation of relatives graves in the small rurel cemetery near Hopkins Michigan. Maybe fate brought me the group . I researched if we had any relatives who were Patriots in the american revolution. I seems thats a very big yes. Then I find the calkins assocation and a link to Keith calkins who taught my nephew at Andrews university. Then I found out about the reunion in September. It just so happens we are vacationing in Boston n ptown just before. Then after talking with Melissa I found out a calkins owns the bayberry Inn in ptown. We met her last year. So with these wild stars lining up we will be attending a few days of the reunion
Hello, my father was Thomas Richard Calkins from Cleveland, Ohio. He had done our family's ancestry back to the 1600's, I believe. It's so exciting to find out that our ancestory is still being researched! Thank you so much for inviting me to follow along. I'm hopeful that I will be able to attend the upcoming family reunion.
I have been working on my family tree for a couple years now... Deborah Caulkins is my 8th great grandmother. I love that you are saving a family home!
To Michael Calkins from Woodbridge VA: Lived there from 1974-2005 but never knew I have Calkins' relative there.
Hi my father was the youngest of 13 my grandpa was George Calkins he. And his brother's married the Holmes sisters my Uncle Bill traced our ancestors to Scotland ancestral grandmother is Lady Godiva
Hello from Wisconsin. My brother Russ told me about this. Thought I would check it out. Very cool. Randy
Great site with great information. I had already tracked myself back to Hugh and Ann (my 8th Great Grandfather) so learning more about him and the association is fun. Lots of interesting information about the Calkins line. Thanks
It was nice to find this website and society. I am a descendant of Hugh and Mary through Jonathan Caulkins (grandson of Hugh) and Sarah Turner(3x great grand daughter of William Brewster)through son Thomas Caulkins, and his son Jonathan Caulkins, and his daughter Mary Caulkins who married Ezekiel Stewart, my 5th great grandparents. Continuing through their son Ezra Stewart and Sarah A Brown, and his son Orlando Francis Stewart and Elmira Hoy, and their son John Hoy Stewart, and his daughter Mary Mahetabel Stewart and Hadley Godfrey Chamberlain to their daughter Martha Isabelle Chamberlain my grandmother.
I’d love to read the “Calkins Family in America” book, any idea how I can get a copy? My great grandfather was a Calkins. His name was Ernest.
This site is fantastic. My grandmother S. Adonna Calkins Hawley was born in Varysburg, NY, on June 21, 1889, died Dec 6, 1977. Buried in Ft Lauderdale Cemetery, Daughter of Veranous and Sarah Calkins. Veranous born June 26,1837. Died Feb 28, 1916, Sarah Lawton B - Aug 15, 1843, D July 3, 1895 married Sept 26, 1864. They had 9 children. George V, Ulysses Grant, John Fenton, Nettie May, Laura Blanche, Henry Newton. Abigail Louise, Adonna Clarissa. Vern fought in the Civil War for 3 yrs, 9 mos, NY Cavalry, Reg, Varysburg. I have more info back to Hugh and Ann Easton.. Hugh born in 1600, Chepstore, Mammouthshire, Eng. Ann came to America 1640. Children, John, Hugh, Simeon, Belus S. Belus had John, Veranous, Belus, Laura (Hugh died1690, Ann D 1711......Belus had Fenton, John, Abby, Veranous, Adeline, Belus Jr. Laura, Shaler. Belus 2nd wife Susan Pierce had Emily Jane, Susan Amelia, Meil Pierce, Marcus Emury, Clarence Elmore. Veranous was my Great Grandfather. He was shot in the knee during the war. I have seen his house in Varysburg. The bottom was where he worked on horses as a farrier. The 2nd floor was for the family. There is still a barn on the property. Many of the Calkins family are buried in Varysburg Cemetery, in 2 different sections. One of grandma's sisters spent many years searching the family history and it is on record in Albany, NY. A lot of info available on the internet. So glad my grandmother had this little black book. Adonna had Thelma Adonna, Joyce Lynn who died at birth , Audrey June (my mother) and Daniel Richard Hawley Jr. Thelma Ryan had Richard Died 2018, MaryEllen, Adonna May, Audrey Selbert had Robert William, David Daniel (died July 14, 2019, A. Adonna Selbert Gosson. i have Gregory Bruce - B 8/3/65, Glenn Robert B 7/20/67, Karyn Adonna B 5/8/68 D 5/10/68, Karyn Adonna B 1/31/70, Jennifer Leigh B 6//7/74. and it goes on and on. So glad I found this site. Audrey Adonna Selbert Gosson, Town of Irondequoit, NY
my son who just turned 3 last week is named Deacon Calkins. So for fun I just looked up his name and thats how I came across this site. Wondering how I can navigate this page and find out more? My sons grandfather Jim calkins was originally adopted.
This is awesome to see!
My husband’s family were all born in upstate New York. Harold Gilbert Calkins and Oscar Eugene Calkins were about as far back ad we could find. My husband’s father, who was born in 1904 always said that his great-grandfather was from Ireland, and when he came over to the United States that he married a Seneca Indian woman. Any additional info would be greatly appreciated.
I'm excited to see this, compliments, of a cousin. Hoping to follow & learn much more! My dad is Robert Harold Calkins, married to Myrna.
I was just reading the article in the paper about the recently purchased 1659 home in Norwich! Great job saving that from demolition! What an amazing family history all the way from the Mayflower unbelievable! I am a professional metal detectorist and I would love to try to recover some of the amazing historical relics that are hiding only inches in the ground and donate them to the family and or museum! This is a very professional, free, lawn friendly service & I love saving history and getting it into the right hands! If you are interested in having your property detected to see what amazing relics are hiding in the ground, please get ahold of me: firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks and have a great day! -Joshua
I am a Calkins through my Dad's mother, Helen Daisy Calkins of California. Her father was John Alva Calkins. He was the first generation born in California. His father was John Cakins, born in New York and his father Alva was from Vermont. Then we get to Samuel from Oswego, NY and his father Samuel born in Litchfield, Conn.Then Samuel Hugh then Hugh of New London!
I am thrilled to find this site about the Calkins! I descend from Zerviah Calkins (1782-1857), my 4th great-grandmother and daughter of Solomon Caulkins, Jr. and Hannah Crandall. Thanks to all who have done this important work!
This is exciting to find the CFA. Just scrolling thru some facebook friends pages and I found you. My sister has the research that my dad did when he joined the Sons of the American Revolution and I remember Hugh Calkins being on the family tree. I look forward to joining this organization and will donate to help restore Hugh's homestead. Very Excited!
Great work Calkins family! I join the Calkins line through Phebe Calkins who married Ebeneezer Manley. I am working to prove that Phebe and her father Thomas Calkins descend from Joseph Calkins and Deborah Crippen.
My parents were Lloyd Ira Calkins mother Josephine Rodriquez Calkins both are Deceased