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CALKINS FAMILY


[In Jemima Calkins' ancestry, two Calkins lines descend and later join with her grandparent's marriage: (1) Hugh-1, John-2, Hugh-3, Stephen-4 and Turner-5 (1736); and (2) Hugh-1, David-2, Jonathan-3, Sarah-4, and Turner Calkins-5 (1736).]


[HUGH CALKINS-1 (1600)], HUGH CALKINS, b 1600 (Chepstone, Monmouthshire, England), "prob. a Welchman," L (Monmouthshire, England; Immig. to America, arrived Green's Harbor (1640 Marshfield, MA; 1641 Lynn, MA; 1642 Gloucester, MA; 1651-60 New London, CT; 1662 Norwich, New London Co., CT), Freem. 27 Dec 1642, Politics (1642 Gloucester Selectman; 1643-8 Rep., Selectman, Rep. & town Clerk in New London; 1662 Rep. & First church Deacon in Norwich, CT), d 1690 (Norwich, CT) "aged 90;" m ANN, children:

1F   SARAH, b abt 1625 (Monmouthshire, England), d 16 Oct 1683 (New London, CT); m WILLIAM HOUGH 28 Oct 1645 (Gloucester, MA) [RESEARCH: hough@voicenet.com; ]

2F   SUSAN, b abt 1627 (England); m SAMUEL HOUGH

3F   MARY, b 1629 (Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales), d 23 Nov 1717; m HUGH ROBERTS 8 Nov 1649

4F   REBECCA, b 1632 (Gloucester, MA), d 14 Mar 1650-1 (Gloucester, Essex Co., MA)

5M   JOHN, b 1634 (England) "eldest s. of the first Hugh"

6M   DAVID, b 3 Nov 1639 (Gloucester, Essex Co., MA), "youngest s. of Hugh," [RESEARCH: hough@voicenet.com; bobaddleman@sbcglobal.net;]

7F   DEBORAH, b 18 Mar 1644-5 (Gloucester, Essex Co., MA), d 2 Oct 1723 (Lebanon, New London Co., CT); m JONATHAN ROYCE Jun 1660 or Mar 1661


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[JOHN -2 (1634), HUGH CALKINS-1 (1600)] JOHN CALKINS, b 1634 (England), "eldest s. of the first Hugh," L (1657 New London, 1660 Norwich, New London Co., CT), d 8 Jan 1703 (Norwich, CT); m SARAH ROYCE 1658 (New London, CT), [dau of Robert Royce of New London & Elizabeth Rice, d May 1711], children: [RESEARCH: minmin@nbnet.nb.ca]

1M   HUGH, b Jun 1659 (Norwich, New London Co., CT), "eldest s. of John" [RESEARCH:   bobaddleman@sbcglobal.net]

2M   JOHN, b Jul 1661 (Norwich, CT),

3M   (3rd male)

4M   SAMUEL, b Oct 1663, "br. of the preced," poss d 1720

5F   SARAH, b Jun 1666 (Norwich, CT), d Jun 1685; m THOMAS BALDWIN 3 Nov 1684 (Norwich, CT)

6M   DAVID DANIEL, b Mar 1666-7 (Norwich, CT), d "soon" (Norwich, CT)

7F   MARY, b May 1669 (Norwich, CT), d 30 Jul 1748 (Norwich, CT); m SAMUEL GIFFORD 1 Nov 1693

8F   ELIZABETH, b Apr 1673 (Norwich, CT); m SAMUEL HYDE 10 Dec 1690 (Norwich, CT) [RESEARCH: ferwerda@bigfoot.com]

9F   ANN, b 16 Aug 1678 (Norwich, CT), d 1703 (Norwich, CT)


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[HUGH-3 (1659), JOHN -2 (1634), HUGH CALKINS-1 (1600)] HUGH CALKINS, b Jun 1659 (Norwich/New London, New London Co., CT), "eldest s. of John," L (Norwich, CT), d 1702 (Norwich, CT?); m SARAH SLUMAN May 1689 [b abt 1660, dau of Thomas Sluman, d 5 Apr 1703 (Norwich, CT)], children: [RESEARCH: bobaddleman@sbcglobal.net]

1M   HUGH, b 26 Jun 1690 (Norwich, CT); m PHEBE ABELL 9 Nov 1714 (Norwich, CT)

2F   ANN, b 10 Aug 1692 (Norwich, CT), d aft 1739; m THEOPHILUS ABELL 27 Jun 1716

3F   ELIZABETH, b 10 Mar 1694 (Norwich, CT), d 11 Sep 1714

4M   JOSHUA, b 2 Mar 1698 (Norwich, CT), d 22 Oct 1770 (Norwich, CT); m ELIZABETH DURKEE 30 Dec 1729 (Norwich, CT)

5M   STEPHEN, b 5 Sep 1702 (Norwich, CT)

6M   DANIEL, b 5 Sep 1702 (Norwich, CT), d abt 1786; m PRISCILLA BALDWIN 2 Sep 1731


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[JOHN -3 (1661), JOHN -2 (1634), HUGH CALKINS-1 (1600)] JOHN CALKINS, b (Jul 1661 (Norwich, CT), "s. of the preced," L (Norwich, New London Co., CT, 1694 (Lebanon, CT); m ABIGAIL BIRCHARD 23 Oct 1690 [dau of John Birchard], children:

1F   ABIGAIL, b 1691 (Norwich, CT)

2F   SARAH, b 1694 (Norwich, CT)

3F   MARY, b 1697 (Lebanon, CT)

4M   JOHN, b 1699 (Lebanon, CT)

5M   JAMES, b 1702 (Lebanon, CT)


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[SAMUEL -3 (1663), JOHN-2 (1634), HUGH CALKINS-1 (1600)] SAMUEL CALKINS, b Oct 1663, L (Norwich, New London Co., CT, 1695 Lebanon, CT), d 1720; m HANNAH GIFFORD Nov 1691 [dau of Stephen Gifford], children:

1M   JOHN, b 1693 (Norwich, CT)

2F   HANNAH, b 1694 (Norwich, CT)

3F   RUTH, b 1695 (Norwich, CT)

4M   SAMUEL, b 1699 (Lebanon, CT)

5M   NATHANIEL, b 1703 (Lebanon, CT), [poss d bef 1710?]

6M   STEPHEN, b 1706 (Lebanon, CT)

7M   NATHANIEL, "again," b 1710 (Lebanon, CT)

8M   AQUILA, b 1711 (Lebanon, CT)


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[DAVID-2 (1639), HUGH CALKINS-1 (1600)] DAVID CALKINS, b 3 Nov 1639 (Gloucester, Essex Co., MA), "youngest s. of Hugh," L (New London/Waterford, CT), d 25 Nov 1717 (Norwich, New London Co., CT); m1 MARY BLISS 1672 [b 7 Feb 1648-9 (Saybrook, Middlesex Co., CT), dau of Thomas Bliss & Elizabeth Birchard of Norwich, d 1718 (New London, CT)], m2 HANNAH BALDWIN, children:

1F   MARY, b poss bef 1674 (Norwich, CT)

2M   DAVID, b 5 Jul 1674 (New London, CT), d 2 Dec 1711 (New London, CT); m HANNAH SPENCER 29 Jan 1707-8 (New London, CT)

3F   ANN, b 8 Nov 1676 (New London, CT); m1 SAMUEL BIRCHARD, m2 JOSIAH ROCKWELL

4M   JONATHAN, b 9 Jan 1678-9 (New London, CT), d 15 Jul 1750 (New London, CT); m1 SARAH TURNER, m2 ANN PEMBER 1719

5M   PETER, b 9 Oct 1681 (New London, CT), d "young" (New London, CT)

6M   JOHN, b 11 Mar 1683-4, d abt 1761; m1 FRANCES LEACH 10 Feb 1713-4 (New London, CT), m2 FRANCIS LEACH

7F   MARY, b 26 Mar 1690 (New London, CT), d abt 1730; m JONATHAN BUSHNELL 2 Mar 1709-10 (New London, CT)

8M   JOSEPH, b 3 Sep 1694 (Norwich, CT), d 1764 (New London, CT); m LUCRETIA TURNER 28 Mar 1721 [dau of Ezekiel Turner & Susannah Keeney; descendant of Mayflower passenger Jonathan Brewster] [RESEARCH: hough@voicenet.com]

10F   LYDIA, b poss bef 1674 (Norwich, CT)

[Note: The above sections were revised from: Savage, Genealogyical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England & the Calkins Family GEDCOM-1 file sent 2/15/99] [RESEARCH: ferwerda@bigfoot.com; hough@voicenet.com]


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[JONATHAN-3 (1678), DAVID-2 (1639), HUGH CALKINS-1 (1600)] JONATHAN CALKINS, b 9 Jan 1678-9 (New London, CT), d 15 Jul 1750 (New London, CT); m1 SARAH TURNER [b 28 Oct 1678 (New London, CT), dau of Ezekiel Turner & Susannah Keeney &sister to Lucretia Turner; Turners descend from Elder William Brewster of the Mayflower, d 15 Aug 1718 (New London, CT)], m2 ANN PEMBER 1719, children: [RESEARCH: smfc76a@prodigy.com]

1M   JONATHAN, b 16 Sep 1701 (New London, CT)

2F   SARAH, b 2 Jul 1703 (Lyme, CT)

3F   HANNAH, b 20 Jul 1705 (Norwich, CT); m RICHARD EDGERTON 9 Feb 1724-5

4M   AMOS, b 14 Oct 1708 (New London, CT), d 23 Jun 1775; m MARY CALKINS

5F   GRACE, b 23 Jun 1711; m EZEKIEL SAXTON 23 Nov 1731

6M   THOMAS, b 29 Jul 1713 (New London, CT), d 2 Jul 1750 (New London, CT); m MARY ROGERS 21 Feb 1734-5


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[STEPHEN-4 (1702), HUGH-3 (1659), JOHN -2 (1634), HUGH CALKINS-1 (1600)] STEPHEN CALKINS, b 5 Sep 1702 (Norwich, CT); m SARAH CALKINS 22 Jan 1722/23 (Norwich, CT) [b 2 Jul 1703 (Lyme, CT), dau Jonathan Calkins (1678) & Sarah Turner (1678, dau of Ezekiel (1650) & Susannah (1662, Keeney) Turner), d 3 Dec 1774] [RESEARCH: hough@voicenet.com; smfc76a@prodigy.com & bobaddleman@sbcglobal.net;]

1F   LUCY, b 6 Aug 1723 (Norwich, CT), d 1798; m SIMON DEWOLF 31 Jan 1745

2F   ELIZABETH, b 6 Aug 1723 (Norwich, CT), d 29 Oct 1784; m SILAS PECK 3 Nov 1746 (Lyme, CT)

3F   ANN, b 15 Mar 1727 (Norwich, CT, d Aug 1728

4F   EUNICE, b 4 Oct 1729, d 14 Jan 1761; m JABEZ DEWOLF 15 Nov 1753

5M   STEPHEN, b 13 Mar 1731/32 (Lyme, CT), d 28 Oct 1814 (Danby, VT); m REBECCA ROWLAND 1755

6F   SARAH, b 14 Jul 1734 (Lyme, CT), d 29 Sep 1769; m JOSEPH BENNETT Jul 1754 (Lyme, CT)

7M   TURNER, b 5 Nov 1736 (Lyme, CT), d 27 Jan 1797; m MERCY COLBY 27 May 1757 (Lyme, CT)

8F   HANNAH, b 15 Feb 1739, d 27 Mar 1760

9F   ZURVIAH, b 10 Mar 1742/43; m LOWEN WAIT 3 Nov 1761 (Lyme, CT)

10F   ANNA, b 9 May 1745


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Old Austerlitz Cem., NY6 [TURNER-5 (1736), STEPHEN-4 (1702), HUGH-3 (1659), JOHN -2 (1634), HUGH CALKINS-1 (1600)] TURNER CALKINS, b 5 Nov 1736 (Lyme, New London Co., CT), son of Stephen & Mercy (Cooley) Calkins, L (Lyme, CT & prob aft 1771 Austerlitz, Columbia Co., NY), d 27 Jan 1797, bur Austerlitz Cem (1 mi. from U.S.P.O. on rt. 20)1; m1 MARCY COOLEY 27 May 1757 (Lyme, CT), [b 31 May 1736, dau of Mathew & Jemina (Rogers) Cooley, 1757 (prob Lyme, CT), d 6 Oct 1771]; m2 PHOEBE CADMAN 5 Jan 1775, [b 10 Oct 1753, dau of Edward & Sarah (Seabury) Cadman, d 15 Mar 1835 (Austerlitz, Columbia co., NY), bur Old Austerlitz Cem (1 mi. from P.O. on rt. 20)], children: (13 - birth order?) [RESEARCH: bobaddleman@sbcglobal.net; minmin@nbnet.nb.ca]

1M   ASA, b ca 1755 or 2 Sep 1757(Lyme, CT), d 29 Nov 1834 (New Berlin, NY) [from m1]2, 3

2M   ABSOLOM, b 18 Mar 1759 (Lyme, CT), d 12 Nov 1778 (Lyme, CT)

3F   EUNICE, b 3 Sep 1761 (Lyme, CT), d 28 Sep 1861; m JOHN GRISWOLD 17 Sep 1780 [b 15 Nov 1747, Military: Rev War - Soldier, L (Spencertown, Columbia Co., NY) [Ephriam & Jemima (Calkins) Ketchum were living with them for a short time after departing from Renselaerville after the Rev. War.]



Old Austerlitz - Calkins Cem. 4M   MATHEW, b 9 Feb 1764 (Lyme, CT)

5F   JEMIMA4, b 15/16 Mar 1766 (Lyme, New London Co., CT)

6M   STEPHEN, b 1766 (Lyme, CT)

7F   SARAH, b 29 Sep 1769(Lyme, CT); m BROWNELL

[8F   POLLY, L (Guilford, CT & Homer, Cortland, NY); m HENRY DOUD of Guilford, CT (dau Azuba, b 18 Sep 1795 later m Ithamer Ketchum (1791), sister Jemima's son);]

9F   MERCY, b 26 Jun 1775 (Green River, Columbia Co., NY); m JASON BECKWITH [from m2]5

10M   STEPHEN, b 8 Oct 1776 [RESEARCH: minmin@nbnet.nb.ca]



Spencertown - Austerlitz,1878 11F   REBECCA, 2 Jul 1778

12F   ANNA, b 23 Dec 1779

13F   HANNAH, b 14 Sep 1781

14M   DANIEL (DAVID?), b 4 Oct 1783

15M   ELIJAH, b 28 Jul 1785

16M   ELISHA, b 28 Jul 1785

17M   TURNER, Jr., b 22 Jul 1787

18M   SEABURY, b 2 Mar 1789

19M   AMOS, b 17 Dec 1792, d abt 1872 (Austerlitz, NY); m unk

20M   WILLIAM, b 8 Mar 1796

1. Kern, Marian, Austerlitz, NY Cemetery Book (Austerlitz, Columbia Co., NY).

2. Stork, Ginger, Ketcham Kables newsletter, Dec-Feb 1989."

3. Perry, Henry, dec'd, Along the Way your Roots, - "Henry Doud & Polly Calkins (sister of Jemima (Calkins) Ketcham. [Note: A copy of Henry Perry's two booklets are in the Cooperstown Historical Library.]

4. Note: The spelling for JEMIMA CALKINS has been consistant in her Calkins genealogy, bible records and later on her KETCHUM tombstone. Some researchers began spelling her name "JEMINA" which caused some ambiguity.

5. Frese, Minnie (minmin@nbnet.nb.ca) provided the data on Turner Calkins' children.

6. Kern, Marian, Photo of "Old Austerlitz Cem, Rt 22, received 1 June 2000 - "Sacred to the Memory of Turner Colkins Who died January The 27 ADth 1797 In the fifty first year of his age." The stone had leaned.

Note-1: On 6 Mar 2001, Karen Maiurano emailed "found a 2nd cousin to Jemima Calkins, Abel Caulkins, buried in the Caulkins-Seymour Cemetery in Otsego, NY (http://www.rootsweb.com/`nyotsego/cemetery/caulkins.htm)."

Note-2: The above map of Spencertown and Austerlitz, NY is on the northeastern edge of Columbia County. It was extracted from the History of Columbia Co., NY, 1878 by Everts & Ensign publishers. The "Upper Green River" ia where the Ketchums and Calkins were reported to have lived.

Note-3: Calkins " . . .maybe founders . . ."in Sharon, CT, Los Angeles Times (Vacation Section, pg. L6), Sunday, October 17, 2010. They also mentioned "Calkinstown Road".


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[JEMIMA-6 (1766), TURNER-5 (1736), STEPHEN-4 (1700), HUGH-3 (1659), JOHN -2, HUGH CALKINS-1 (1600)] JEMIMA CALKINS, b 15 Mar 1766 (Lyme, New London Co., CT), L prob aft 1771 (Austerlitz, Columbia Co., NY), d 2 Jun 1857 (Blodgetts Mills, NY), bur Forest Hill Cem "91y-2m-17d;" m EPHRAIM KETCHUM 1785 (Spencertown, Columbia Co., NY [(b 1760 (bapt Salisbury, Litchfield Co., CT), Military: (Rev. War soldier, #W.26176), d 2 Sep 1803 (Milford, NY)], children: [RESEARCH: bobaddleman@sbcglobal.net]

1M   MATHEW   , b 16 Mar 1786 (Spencertown, Columbia Co., NY); m HULDAH GODFREY

2F   POLLY (Mary?), b ca 1789 (Spencertown, Columbia Co., NY); m JOHN SPENCER

3M   ITHAMER, b 1791 (Rennsaerville, Albany Co., NY), d 1857, bur (Ketchumville, Tioga Co., NY), O (Rev.); m AZUBA DOUD, dau of Truman Doud of (Cortland, Cortland Co., NY) [RESEARCH: Henry Perry, dec'd]

4M   OBEDIUS, b (Milford, Otsego Co., NY)

5M   SENECA, b 1798 (Milford, NY), d 1837 (Lafayette, Onondaga Co., NY); m SABRINA STOWELL] (b   1801 (Hartford, CT), d 1871) [RESEARCH: bobaddleman@sbcglobal.net]

6F   SARAH, b ca 1790 (Milford, Otsego Co., NY); m LUCIUS STOWELL 1819 [RESEARCH: RSSliker@aol.com]


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NOTE-1: The above was originally extracted from Henry Perry's Along the way your Roots (Lockport, NY), March 1, 1981, p. 13. and later modified from data sent by Paul G. L. Ferwerda of Bedford, NH (Savage: First Settlers of New England, p. 349).

NOTE-2: It appears obvious that Henry Perry, now deceased, extracted his data from Savage. The above is my interpretation from both Savage and Perry.


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