I descend from Ransom Calkins from Syracuse, New York. His brother was Jesse Weldon Calkins. Samuel Calkins IV, and Ruth Weldon Calkins were their parents. I have much information about Ransom’s son, Royal Decatur Calkins starting from when Ransom took his family to the Kansas Territory. Royal fought in the Civil War and later became friends and associates with Buffalo Bill. Family papers say Ransom worked on the Underground Railroad. I am thrilled to see this organization and will look into it. Nancy Johnson Cedillo
Hugh Calkins, Deacon, Founder of New London & Norwich, Conn. 1600-1690 9th great-grandfather Deborah Caulkins 1643-1724 Daughter of Hugh Calkins, Deacon, Founder of New London & Norwich, Conn. Sarah Royce 1665-1738 Daughter of Deborah Caulkins Samuel Chapman 1689-1748 Son of Sarah Royce John Chapman 1737-1816 Son of Samuel Chapman John Chapman 1765-1811 Son of John Chapman Zillah "Zilly" Chapman 1800-1879 Daughter of John Chapman William B. Mangum 1825-1873 Son of Zillah "Zilly" Chapman Alexander Gordon, A G) Mangum 1853-1930 Son of William B. Mangum Ida Pamela (Sermon) Mangham 1890-1972 Daughter of Alexander Gordon, A G) Mangum Rev. Edwin Larry Manning DST 1919-1985 Son of Ida Pamela (Sermon) Mangham Roger Warren Manning Ph.D. You are the son of Rev. Edwin Larry Manning DST
I am Cynthia Caulkins and I have 3 siblings and 3 half sisters. From my father's family he had 3 girls, Susan Caulkins, Judith Caulkins, and Barbera Caulkins now deceased. They live in California. My siblings are Sisters Vivian and Heather and my brother Charles Douglas Caulkins after my father.
I am Cynthia Dawn Caulkins daughter of Charles Douglas Caulkins. I was born in 1963 in Valley Forge PA. My father's Father I Know him as Douglas Caulkins My father was an only child and raised by his mother Ursula Neff in Long Island New York. I believe that my father had a cousin Dana Caulkins and I believe that he lived in California until he died. I met him. Very Good man. He told me we were related to Tracey Caulkins.
My Grandmother was Elizabeth Calkins Weaver. Her father, my Great Grandfather was Nathaniel Lee Calkins. Familysearch.org has traced my family tree to Hugh Calkins as my 9th Great Grandfather. This is so fascinating, I only wish I had taken more of an interest when I was younger and more relatives were alive. My family is mostly from Western New York.
I'm a descendant of Hugh through Henry Caulkins (1800's in Ohio). My Dad was a Caulkins born in Northwest Ohio and moved to Michigan as an adult. My brother Dale has researched our lineage back to Hugh and is still looking for one more piece of proof of the Mayflower connection in our line. My brother Duane is moving to the Hartford, CT area in less than a month - so will be living close to Hugh's house. And we're trying to schedule a sibling reunion in CT/MA in 2022 to check out more details of our Hugh connection. Super cool to find this association + website!
about 3 + years ago i downloaded a copy of The Calkins Family In America by Kenneth W. Calkins. I followed up with an email, and surprisingly, he answered. He sent me some other info showing how I was related to the Calkins family and Mayflower in 2 other ways. His book ends with the 10th generation. Sarah Henrietta Calkins and Laban Jonathan Hopkins are my great grandparents on my dad's mom's line. Grandma was Ella Josephine Hopkins "josie" Adams married to George Dewey Adams. Then my dad Leroy Adams, and me.It was exciting to see my research proven by this book. Sarah's dad was Albert James Calkins , s/o james calkins, s/o james calkins, s/o james prentiss calkins who fought in the american revolutionary war.
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.