Bio - Samuel Calvert was
born in Franklin County, Kentucky, March 1, 1831, being the son
of Isaac and Mildred (Chambers) Calvert, both natives of Virginia
. One brother, Cyrus, is in Kentucky , and one sister, Nancy
Mullin, is in White Oak Township, this county. Samuel was reared
on a farm, and December 19, 1854, he was married to Miss Amanda
E. Bodkin in Harrison County, Kentucky. March 31, 1868, she
departed this life, and on April 27 of the following year he
was married in Clarke County, Missouri, to Miss Mary S. Beckett,
a native of that county. She died in January, 1875. March 22,
1876, he married Mrs. Harriet N. Sullivan, whose maiden name
was Wisely. She has one daughter, now the wife of S. C. Armstrong.
Mr. Calvert has four children by his first marriage: Isaac N.
(in Washington Territory ), Catherine Z. (wife of James Shipp),
Wilham S. and Mollie Belle. His second wife left him two children,
Woodford and Ellen, in Clarke County. Mr. Calvert came to Henry
County in 1858 and bought 620 acres of land. His farm now contains
280 acres, and he has been handling stock more or less while
living here, now having one car load feeding, with about fifty
head of stock cattle. During the war he served under Colonel
Marmaduke and was wounded at the fight of Lone Jack. He is a
thorough business man and a most hospitable gentleman.
Source: The History of Henry and
St. Clair Counties, Missouri : containing a history of these
counties, their cities, towns...biographical sketches...statistics...
National Historical Co., St. Joseph , MO , 1883, p. 732 (microfilm
at LDS, Salt Lake City ).