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John Claude Calvert
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Birth: May 23, 1882
Shelby County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1953
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA

NEWSPAPER NOT IDENTIFIED - CLAUDE CALVERT, 70, DIES TUESDAY MORNING IN DECATUR HOSPITAL
John Claude Calvert, 70, of 1226 N. Woodford St., Decatur, died at 11:25 a.m. Tuesday in Wabash Employees Hospital where he had been confined since 16Nov. He had been in failing health about 2 years.
Calvert had lived in Decatur about 29 years, going there from Westervelt. He retired last month after being a Wabash Railroad carman for 27 years. He was a member of the Central Christian Church & the Brotherhood of Railway Carmen.
He was born in Shelby Co. 23May1882, a son of John & Lydia Calvert. On 06Mar1904, he married Myrtle Jackson in Shelby Co.
Besides his wife, Calvert leaves 7 daughters, Mrs. Ruby Hendrian, Miss Zelma Calvert, Mrs. Inez Smith, Mrs. Claudine Suzewits, Mrs. Pearl Howe, & Mrs. Nellie Hill, all of Decatur; & Mrs. Fern Gilligan, Bakersfield, CA; 12 grandchildren & 1 great-grandchild. One brother, Sid of Sterling, CO & a sister, Mrs. Cora Davis of Sullivan, who is with her son in Charleston, SC, also survive. Four brothers preceded him in death.

NEWSPAPER NOT IDENTIFIED - 05MAR1953 - CALVERT FUNERAL IN DECATUR
Funeral services for Claude Calvert of Decatur will be conducted at 2:30 Friday afternoon at the J. J. Moran & Son funeral home in Decatur.
Mr. Calvert was formerly a resident of the Westervelt community.

DECATUR REVIEW - 03MAR1953 - CALVERT RITES
Funeral services for John C. Calvert, 70, of 1226 N. Woodford St., will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday in the J. J. Moran & Sons Funeral Home, with burial in Graceland Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. today. Calvert died Tuesday. 
 
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 Parents:
  John C Calvert (1853 - 1933)
  Lydia E Gardner Calvert (1857 - 1923)
 
 Spouse:
  Myrtle B. Jackson Calvert (1884 - 1971)
 
 Children:
  Ruby O. Calvert Hendrian (1905 - 1979)*
  Zelma M. Calvert (1907 - 1974)*
  Inez K. Calvert Smith (1909 - 1996)*
  Claudine M. Calvert Suzewits (1914 - 1990)*
 
 Sibling:
  John Claude Calvert (1882 - 1953)
  Elberta Calvert (1886 - 1886)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Graceland Cemetery
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Sue Bergandine
Record added: Sep 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77035693
John Claude Calvert
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John Claude Calvert
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