Josiah C Isaacs

17 January 1824–about 1895 (Age 71)
DeKalb, Tennessee, United States

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Josiah C Isaacs
1824–1895
Pernetta Skaggs
1823–
Marriage: 21 January 1845
Mary Jane Isaacs
1845–1927
Martha Francis Isaacs
1848–1883
Nancy Ann Isaacs
1850–1850

Spouse and Children

    Male1824–1895Male

    Pernetta Skaggs

    Female1823–Female

MARRIAGE
21 January 1845
Limestone, Alabama, United States
children

(3)

    Mary Jane Isaacs

    Female1845–1927Female

    Martha Francis Isaacs

    Female1848–1883Female

    Nancy Ann Isaacs

    Female1850–1850Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Male1824–1895Male

    Hiram Isaacs

    Male1826–1870Male

    Sylvester Adams Isaacs

    Male1828–1902Male

    George Isaacs

    Male1831–Male

    Uriah S Isaacs

    Male1832–Male

+2 More Children

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.
1826 · Tuscaloosa Becomes Capital

Age 2

In 1826, the capital of Alabama moved from Cahaba to Tuscaloosa. 
1846

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

Mainly Jewish, but also English and Welsh: patronymic from Isaac .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Josiah C Isaacs, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Josiah C Isaacs, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Josiah C Isaacs, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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