Josiah C Isaacs

17 January 1824–about 1895 (Age 70)
DeKalb, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Josiah C

When Josiah C Isaacs was born on 17 January 1824, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, his father, Richard Augustus Wilkes Isaacs, was 49 and his mother, Mildred E Walker, was 28. He married Pernetta Skaggs on 21 January 1845, in Limestone, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in DeKalb, Alabama, United States in 1850 and Arkansas, United States in 1870. He died about 1895, at the age of 71.

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Josiah C Isaacs
Mary Jane Jack
Marriage: 30 July 1851
Elizabeth Bettie Isaacs
William Conn Isaacs
Samuel Isaacs
Harriet Ellen Isaacs
George Washington Isaacs
Eliza Jane Isaacs
Jefferson D Isaacs
Samuel A. Isaacs
John Childress Isaacs

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act
Age 1
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.
Age 12
Historical Boundaries: 1836: DeKalb, Alabama, United States
Age 22
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

(1997: 5380;2007: 10958; 2010: 14951)Jewish, English, and Dutch: patronymic from the Old Testament personal name Isaac . This surname is also established in South Africa. It is rare in the Netherlands.

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

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Sources (18)

  • Josiah C Isaacs, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Josiah C Isaacs, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • J C Isaacs in entry for M J Monn, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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