Thursday, October 31, 2013

Jarvis Pinckney Calvert of Newport, Rhode Island "Ship's Pilot"

Jarvis Pinckney Calvert was born about 1814, Newport, Rhode Island he was the son of William and Lydia (Hart) Calvert of Rhode Island. 

Jarvis Pinckney Calvert married Elvira Priscilla Kelso who was born in, New York, New York. The above photo is of their tombstone's Grandpa and Grandma.  Jarvis and Elivra are buried in their daughter Elizabeth (Calvert) Meday's family plot. Elizabeth Youle Calvert married George Kurtze Meday. Jarvis Pinckney Calvert of Brooklyn New York's occupation is given as (Pilot) as in a ship's pilot. At the time of their daughter Ida Carrie Calvert's marriage to William Minor Cooke (1872) Marriage License Brooklyn, New York, the Calvert family was living in Montauk, Long Island, New York. 

The 1860 New York, New York census, shows James, Ida and William Calvert living with their older married brother John Calvert. 

The 1860 New York, New York Census shows head of household Jarvis Calvert wife Elvira, George Mday 26, Elizabeth Mday 26, Maria Mday 3, George Mday 2. 

1870 Elvira Calvert head of household widowed with, Ida and Willie Calvert, a Mary Johnston age 59 born New York.

1878 Brooklyn directory Elvira Calvert listed widow son John Calvert listed telephone operator.

1880 Elvira Calvert is enumerated widowed head of household with her daughter and son in law William Minor Cooke and Ida Carrie Calvert listed in her household.

Jarvis Pi(n)ckney Calvert  born about 1814, died after 1860, and Elvira Priscilla Kelso born about 1817 and died 6 August 1895 age 78 at death are buried in Cypress Hills Cemetery. They had issue:

Elizabeth Youle Calvert "Lizzie" 1836 New York married George K Meday
John Calvert 1839 New York married Mary Wilder
Statin Calvert 1842 New York
Loretta Calvert 1844 New York married FNU Pope
James Calvert 1847 New York
Ida Carrie Calvert 1855 New York married William Minor Cooke
William "Willie" Calvert 14 November 1857 Manhattan, New York 

I also found a record for a Jarvis P Calvert that died 01/10/1852, New York City, region New York. This might be a child of Jarvis P Calvert and his wife Elvira Priscilla Kelso who died young. 

Here is an extract of the obit for Lizzie: New York Times.

24 Nov 1915

Meday AT Freeport L.I.

Lizzie Youle Meday widow of George Kurtze Meday and daughter of the late Jarvis Pinckney Calvert. Funeral services at her late residence, 20 Roosevelt PL., Wednesday Nov 24, upon arrival of train leaving Pennsylvania Depot at 2 p.m. and Flatbush Ave Depot at 1:56 p.m. Interment Private.

I have also found siblings for Jarvis Pinckney Calvert. William Calvert born circa 1770, and Lydia Hart had issue:

Amelia Maria Calvert, Daughter of Capt William Calvert of Newport, married John B  Page, 30 Sept 1823.
Mehitable C Calvert, born October 1804 Providence Rhode Island.  Daughter of Capt William Calvert of Newport, married 8 Feb 1825 Galen Taylor  Mehtiable was widowed, she died 3 Feb 1874 Providence.
Lydia P Calvert, born about 1805, Rhode Island married Thomas P Foley* 
Vital records of Rhode Island- Lydia Ann Calvert Daughter of Capt William Calvert of Newport married Thomas P White 4 September 1821. Two differing records* 
George H Calvert, born 1807 Rhode Island died Cincinnati, Ohio married Deborah A Walker
Rebecca Jane Calvert, born 1810 Rhode Island married Henry Foster 1817, 10 September 1846, Newport, Rhode Island, resided Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, she died 31 March 1872, Hartford, Connecticut. 
John T Calvert, born about 1811 Rhode Island married Sarah Reese (died Cincinnati 1844).
Jarvis Pinckney Calvert, born 1814 New Port, Rhode Island married Elvira Priscilla Kelso.

The 1850 Cincinnati Ward 2, Hamilton County, Ohio census shows, George H Calvert family and widowed father - William Calvert. 

Mary A Wasson age 19 born Kentucky
Susan Wasson age 18 born Kentucky
George H Calvert age 43 born Rhode Island Manufacture Comb Factory
Deborah Calvert age 37 born New York nee Walker
William Calvert age 79 born Rhode Island widower
William H Calvert age 16 born Ohio Clerk 
Caroline N Calvert age 13 born Ohio
E J Calvert age 7 Male born Ohio
Cecil A Calvert age 5 born Ohio

John T Calvert born Rhode Island about 1805, and Sarah Reese had issue:

Mary Calvert born 1830 married James Jones, married 29 Jan 1854 Providence, Rhode Island
Emma Jane Calvert born 1837 married George A Hood, Rhode Island
William H Calvert born 1838 married Mary E Lakin -1860 Hendricks Co.,Indiana
Jarvis Pinckney Calvert born 1842 NYC, married Delia Pierce. 

I have not been able to find the parent's of William Calvert born 1770, Rhode Island, married Lydia Hart, but going by their son Jarvis's full name, I found this interesting item when researching this Rhode Island Calvert family line.

Source: The Mayflower Descendant Vol 38 No #2 July 1988 Caswell 63 page 127.
Lydia born about 1725 living Newport, Rhode Island, 3 April 1749 She presented the account as administratrix of husband married there (Newport Rhode Island) 19 October 1743 husband Jarvis Pinckney*.  Lydia (Caswell) Pinckney is a Mayflower descendant through her mother Lydia (Peckham) Caswell, who descends from Richard Warren of the Mayflower. 

Jarvis Pinckney and Lydia Caswell had issue:

Jarvis Pinckney 29 July 1744
Lydia Pinckney 5 March 1746

The Calvert Genealogy Family Research Group is actively looking for Calvert's from the Rhode Island Calvert's to participate in the Calvert FTDNA surname project. 

To contact the group we can be found on Facebook, and the Calvert Surname FTDNA project HERE.