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Frederick Calkins, Master’s Mate

Frederick Calkins, Master’s Mate by Joseph Ross “Man that is born of a woman is of few days and full of trouble. He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down: he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth … Continue reading

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Calkins Footnotes

Footnotes 1 King James Bible, Book of Job, Chapter 14, Verses 1 & 2 2 Naval Documents of the American Revolution, Volume II, Page 533 3 Diary of Joshua Hempstead 1711-1758 by Joshua Hempstead 1901, Page 459 4 The Later … Continue reading

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Calkins Endnotes

Endnotes I The Revolutionary War began with the “shot heard round the world” at Lexington and Concord on 19 April 1775 and began to close with the surrender of General Cornwallis at Yorktown on 19 October 1781. The peace officially … Continue reading

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Epilogue: The Calkins Children

Epilogue: The Calkins Children Phebe Calkins was born 2 September 1773 in Norwich, CT [Norwich Vital Records, Page 498] to twenty-five year old Frederick Calkins and his nineteen year old wife Annis Huntington Calkins. According to a deed transacted by … Continue reading

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