Lydia Jane Deselms
- Born: 21 May 1859, Rockville, Kankakee County, Illinois
- Marriage: James E. Calkins on 10 Jul 1887 in Chase County, Nebraska
- Died: 18 Sep 1907, Lamont, Dundy County, Nebraska at age 48
- Buried: Highland Union Cemetery, Gosper County, Nebraska
Noted events in her life were:
• Census, 1860, Illinois, Kankakee County, Rockville Township, Image 15 of 24. Age 1 yr.
• Census, 1880, Nebraska, Fillmore County, Belle Prarie Township, Image 9 of 10. Age 21 yrs., Teaching school.
Lydia married James E. Calkins on 10 Jul 1887 in Chase County, Nebraska. (James E. Calkins was born on 11 Apr 1865 in Indiana, died on 15 Nov 1905 in Lamar, Chase County, Nebraska and was buried in Highland Union Cemetery, Gosper County, Nebraska.)