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Helen Sharps genealogical papers

Identifier: RG074_031

Scope and Content

The Notes on Calkins Family is the 3rd edition compiled in 1949. Mrs. Sharps compiled the first edition in 1943 and the second in 1946. Volume 1 of Notes contains an indexes of Calkins names and of Calkins marriages. Also generations 1 through the first part of 6th of the genealogy (pages 1 to 143). Volume 2 contains the last part of generation 6 and generation 7 of the genealogy (pages 144 to 405). Volume 3 contains generations 8 and 9 of the genealogy (pages 406 to 511). Also unplaced parentage (pages U.P. 1 to 35); unplaced marriages; New York census records; Wisconsin records; Land bounty warrants and Civil War pensions; Vermont records; New Hampshire records; Records from Genealogical Society of Utah; Probate records; Michigan data; Massachusetts deaths; Barbour and Hale records from Connecticut State Library.

The working papers contain miscellaneous data from various sources. Mrs. Sharps collected this data over a thirty year period prior to her death in 1954.


  • 1949, undated

Language of Materials

The records are in English.

Restrictions on Access

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Biographical Note

Helen Sharps died in 1954.


1 cubic feet


Notes on the Calkins Family and working papers.


These papers were donated by Helen Sharps' daughter Rhoda Sharps Ritger. They were received at the Connecticut State Library on August 3, 1955.

Related Material

Calkins family : History and Genealogy Unit Special Genealogical File, 1857-1945 [CSL call number StLib History Reference Spec.Gen.File Calkins].

RG 074:031, Helen Sharps Genealogical Papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Connecticut State Library Repository