Mrs. Ruth A. (Corbitt-Ivinkaid) Calhoon, Jeffersonville, is a daughter of Samuel and Catherine, who were married in this county a few years after they came here.

Mr. Calhoon came here, about 1811, from Virginia; she from Pennsylvania. They had a family of five children; four are living.

Our subject was born, and twice married in this county; first to John L. Kinkaid, in 1852. By this marriage she had one child, Ella, who married Elijah Allen, January, 1875, and has one child, Florence.

Mr. Kinkaid died, in 1874, aged thirty-one years. He was a marble cutter by trade, a member of the Masonic fraternity of Jeffersonville, Indiana.

Our subject then married David Calhoon, March, 1876; one child, Irene, is the result of this union. Mrs. Calhoon has a farm of one hundred acres, situated two miles west of Jeffersonville. She, Ella, and Mr. Allen, are members of the Universalist Church of Jeffersonville.


From R. S. Dills' History of Fayette County