Josiah C Isaacs

Brief Life History 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 72.

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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 Martin
George Washington Isaacs
Eliza Jane Isaacs
Jefferson D Isaacs
Samuel A. Isaacs
John Childress Isaacs

Sources (18)

  • Josiah C Isaacs, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph (Josiah) Isaacs - Government record: Death record or certificate: birth-name: Calvan Isaacs
  • Josiah C Isaacs, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

World Events (8)

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.


Historical Boundaries: 1836: DeKalb, Alabama, United States


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

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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