Isaac C Dunlap

Brief Life History of Isaac C

When Isaac C Dunlap was born on 2 January 1806, in Tipton, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Ray Dunlap, was 20 and his mother, Catherine Tipton, was 17. He married Mary H Bowers on 29 January 1827, in Carter, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Sangamon, Illinois, United States for about 30 years. He died on 2 August 1867, in Fancy Creek Township, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Brittin Cemetery, Cantrall, Sangamon, Illinois, United States.

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Isaac C Dunlap
Mary H Bowers
Marriage: 29 January 1827
Samuel T Dunlap
Jonathan Dunlap
Isaac C Dunlap Jr
Richard Dunlap
John L. B. Dunlap
Rebecca Jane Dunlap
Francis M Dunlap
Margaret C Dunlap
Tennessee Dunlap
Henry Nathaniel Dunlap
Samuel Houston Dunlap
Mary Ann Dunlap

Sources (27)

  • Isaac Dunlap, "Illinois State Census, 1855"
  • Isaac Dunlap, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Isaac C. Dunlap Sr, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.


Historical Boundaries: 1810: St. Clair, Illinois Territory, United States 1812: Madison, Illinois Territory, United States 1818: Madison, Illinois, United States 1821: Sangamon, Illinois, United States

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place near Kilmarnock named Dunlop, from Gaelic dùn ‘fort’ + possibly lápach ‘muddy’. The traditional pronunciation places the stress on the second syllable, although nowadays it is usually placed on the first.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Last Will and Testament

Will Book 3, Page 204 Tuesday, April 8th, 1856 Court met pursuant to adjournment Present as on yesterday Estate of John Dunlap, Deceased John Dunlap this day came unto Court and filed this affidavit …

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