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Pvt Alva Chauncey Calkins
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Birth: Sep. 30, 1825
Cattaraugus County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 21, 1887
Gove County
Kansas, USA

Son of Chauncey Ira Calkins & Sarah Kellogg

Married Martha Skidmore, 2 Apr 1854

ALVIE C. CALKINS. (Tyler's list, ALVA C. CALKINS) Private. On detached service, Battalion Order No. 16, of Nov. 10, 1846. Mustered out with detachment, to date July 16, 1847

The three brothers, Alva C. Calkins, James Wood Calkins, and Sylvanus Calkins along with their first cousin Edwin R. Calkins enlisted as privates in Company A of the U.S. Mormon Battalion. Alva was on detached service 10 Nov 1846. He was one of the men sent to Pueblo by way of Santa Fe, New Mexico, to winter, under the command of Lieutenant W. W. Willis. As such he would have entered the Salt Lake Valley the 29th July 1847.

Alva died in Jerome, Gove County, Kansas when visiting family members.

* Mormon Battalion members
Family links: 
  Chauncey Ira Calkins (1799 - 1879)
  Sarah Kellogg Calkins (1802 - 1878)
  Martha Skidmore Calkins (1810 - 1905)
  Sylvanus Calkins (1822 - 1901)*
  Alva Chauncey Calkins (1825 - 1887)
  James Wood Calkins (1827 - 1898)*
  Mary Elizabeth Calkins Beckstead (1830 - 1864)*
  William Ransom Calkins (1840 - 1915)*
  Myron Rowley Calkins (1845 - 1918)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Olive Cemetery
Fremont County
Iowa, USA
Maintained by: Schott Family
Originally Created by: Graveaddiction
Record added: Nov 22, 2003
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- Kathline York Forrester
 Added: Dec. 21, 2011
Mormon Battalion, rank as a PVT in Company A
- Schott Family
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