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Offline blairandsoniataggart

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John J calkins
« on: Thursday 07 May 20 00:18 BST (UK) »
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I am looking for a John J calkins born in pennsylvania circa 1920s served in ww2 and was a pow I think he was in the artillery and was a sergeant. That is all I have I am afraid apart from he may have been married to the taggart family in Brookline, Massachusetts. He was the god father of my dad Walter j Taggart Jr born 1948

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Re: John J calkins
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 07 May 20 01:17 BST (UK) »
Have you checked the 1930 US census?
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Re: John J calkins
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 07 May 20 01:52 BST (UK) »
I couldn't see it I also wanted to try his military records or any news articles but not having much luck at the moment


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Re: John J calkins
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 07 May 20 02:33 BST (UK) »
Hi

I am looking for a John J calkins born in pennsylvania circa 1920s served in ww2 and was a pow I think he was in the artillery and was a sergeant. That is all I have I am afraid apart from he may have been married to the taggart family in Brookline, Massachusetts. He was the god father of my dad Walter j Taggart Jr born 1948

POW: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q29D-MPKH

He married Phyllis King in 1947

The Boston Globe
Boston, Massachusetts
18 Nov 1947, Tue    Page 17

Marriage:  https://www.newspapers.com/clip/50397789/calkins-king-marriage/

He died in 1958.

The Boston Globe
Boston, Massachusetts
15 Nov 1958, Sat    Page 11

Obit: https://www.newspapers.com/clip/50398212/john-j-calkins-death/

His wife Phyllis died in 2005.

The Boston Globe
Boston, Massachusetts
07 Jul 2005, Thu    Page 48

Obit: https://www.newspapers.com/clip/50398043/phyliss-king-obit/

Find A Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/65614421