Biography of Myron Calkins


Calkins, Myran, Wales, p. o. East Aurora. born in the town of Marcellus, Onondaga county, N. Y., May 10, 1837, is a son of David and Caroline (Sissin) Calkins. He died in 1889 and Mrs. Calkins in 1842. The grandfather of Mrs. Calkins was Israel Calkins, who was a miller of Wales and went west, where he died. Mr. Myran Calkins was one of four children, and his brother, William H., was a soldier in the Rebellion three years, being in many hard battles; he was taken sick and came home and died April 9, 1865. Mr. Calkins when five years of age was brought by his father to Wales and left to live with his uncle, James W. Kellogg. At the death of Mr. Kellogg Mr. Calkins fell heir to the farm and he has since resided there. In 1860 he married Aithera, daughter of Samuel and Relief Stevens of Wales. Mrs. Calkins died February 4, 1894.

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