Calvin Ray MacGillivray1

#20945, (1892 - 1963)
FatherJohn Kinnon MacGillivray2 (1856 - a 1938)
MotherHelen Frances Braden2 (1869 - )
RelationshipGreat-grandson of Angus McKinnon
ChartsAngus McKinnon & Mary McFadyen - 5 generations of descendants

Children of Calvin Ray MacGillivray and Isabella Cornelius

Life Events

BirthCalvin Ray MacGillivray was born on 21 Dec 1892 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
The Manitoba birth index lists: Roy Macgillavry, born 21 Dec 1892 in Winnipeg, mother Ellen Frances Bradens.3,4 
ImmigrationHe immigrated to the United States, along with his parents, between 1894 and 1896.2,1 
(with Parents) 1900 CensusCalvin Ray appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Southfield Township, Oakland County, Michigan with his parents. He was 7, born in Dec 1892 in Manitoba, his parents were born in Canada, and he attended school.1 
(with Parents) 1910 CensusCalvin R MacGillivray appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Ferron Town, Emery County, Utah with his parents. He was 17, born in Canada, parents born in Canada, and was teaching school.2 
MilitaryHe filled out a World War I draft registration card in Twin Falls, Idaho. His birthday was recorded as 21 Dec 1892 in Winnipeg Manitoba. He was naturalized, employed by the US Govt at Ft Benj Harrison, single, no dependents, medium height, slender build, blue eyes, brown hair.5 
Military Summary of service: Born Winnipeg, Canada Dec 21/92.
2 Lieutenant (Provisional) Cavalry 15 Aug 1917 from CL;
1 Lieutenant (Temporary) Cavalry 6 Feb 1918.
Fort Harrison Ind 12 May 1917 to 15 Aug 1917.
24 Cavalry 82 Field Artillery to Discharge Fort Russell Wyo.
Honorable discharge 22 Apr 1919.6 
MarriageHe married Isabella Cornelius on 17 May 1918 in Wayne County, Ohio.
Details from the marriage index: C.R. Macgillivray, born 21 Dec 1892 in Canada, age 25, single, parents J.K. Macgillivray and Nellie Braden; Isabelle Cornelius, born 26 May 1898 in Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, age 19, single, parents S.A. Cornelius & Harriet Canfield.7,4 
1920 CensusCalvin R and Isabella McGillivary appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, at 728 North Beaver Street. They were living with Isabella's parents, Samuel and Harriet Cornelius. Calvin was 27, born in Canada, parents born in Canada, immigrated in 1893, naturalized in 1906, and employed as a draughtsman in a machine shop. Isabella was 21 and born in Pennsylvania. They had a two month old daughter, Harriet.7 
1930 CensusCalvin Ray MacGillivray has not yet been found on the 1930 Federal Census. His divorced wife and their two children were living with her parents in Wooster.8 
DeathCalvin died in Apr 1963.
He lived in Michigan.9 
Last Edited2 Apr 2011


  1. Online image of the 1900 Federal Census for United States (Heritage Quest,, Michigan, Oakland County, Southfield Twp, Series T623, Roll 735, page 274.
  2. Online image of the 1910 Federal Census for United States (Heritage Quest,, Utah, Emery County, Ferron Pct, Series T624, Roll 1603, page 53.
  3. Province of Manitoba Indexes to Vital Records, Births >100y, Marriages >80y, Deaths >70y , <<>>", Roy Macgillivray birth, #1893,005975."
  4. Family Search. Indexes to Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958. Text index online at, C R Macgillivray & Isabelle Cornelius, 1918, Wayne County Probate Court.
  5. United States World War I Draft Cards. National Archives, online images viewed at, Calvin Ray MacGillivray, #2481.
  6. The Official Roster of Ohio Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the World War, 1917-1918, F J Heer Printing Co, Columbus, Ohio (1926), digitized copy at
  7. 1920 Federal Census for United States, Ohio, Wayne County, Wooster Ward 3, ED 220, Page 3B. Digital image viewed at
  8. 1930 Federal Census for United States, Ohio, Wayne County, Wooster, ED 35, Page 14A. Image viewed at
  9. United States Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, viewed at "Calvin MacGillivray."