John Calkins1,2,3,4,5,6

(circa 1634 - 8 January 1703)

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Relationship9th great-grandfather of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Ohlheiser
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
Our Ohlheiser Family Pedigree
FatherHugh Calkins (8 Apr 1603 - Jun 1690)
MotherAnn Eaton (1605 - Jun 1688)

Birth - Marriage - Death

ChildJohn Calkins was born circa 1634, in Chepstow, Gwent, Monmouthshire, Wales. John's birth is variously shown as being in Wales, England or Connecticut... but consistently with a date of 'c.1634'. As his father is said to have emigrated to New England by/in 1638, John, then only 4yrs probably came with him, & so was born in England.7,8,6,3
GroomHe married Sarah Royce, daughter of Robert Royce and Mary Sims, in 1658 in Connecticut.8,2
DeceasedHe died on 8 January 1703 in Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut.8,3

Children with Sarah Royce:

Immigrant Ancestor

John Calkins immigrated in 1640. He was four years old at the time his parents brought him to New England.

Residences and Censuses

In 1672, John Calkins lived in New London Co., Connecticut.1

Sources - Citations

  1. [S259] Ronald V. Jackson - compiler, Connecticut Census, 1790-1890 (USA: Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1984). Compiled and digitized by Mr. Jackson and AIS from microfilmed schedules of the U.S. Federal Decennial Census, territorial/state censuses, and/or census substitutes.
  2. [S33] Yates Publishing, Compiler, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 (Provo, Utah: Operations Inc. - Online Publication, 2004). A collection of records extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases - all data should be verified for accuracy by other sources., Source number: ; Source type: ; Number of Pages: ; Submitter Code: .
  3. [S210] Find A Grave, online at; Photographs and data are submitted by volunteer members - Text only data should be confirmed by additional sources.
  4. [S161] National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Compiler, Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, online, (Louisville, Kentucky), Various Applicants, on Microfilm, 508 rolls.
  5. [S260] Janet and Robert Wolfe Genealogy, online at:; accessed: unknown date accessed, gives full name.
  6. [S258] William Cutter, Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of the State of Massachusetts (n.p.:, unknown publish date), 'Cutter's.'
  7. [S196] David Pane-Joyce - Compiler, online, D. Pane-Joyce (online publication), updated Sep 2012.
  8. [S256] Bradley Genealogy & Ancestors, online at:; accessed: Oct 2017.
Last Edited8 Dec 2017

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