Isaac Wickham

9 February 1769–1 October 1825 (Age 56)
Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Isaac

When Isaac Wickham was born on 9 February 1769, in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Thomas Matthews Wickham, was 38 and his mother, Mercy Huntting, was 33. He died on 1 October 1825, at the age of 56, and was buried in East Hampton, Suffolk, New York, United States.

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Thomas Matthews Wickham
Mercy Huntting
Thomas T Wickham
Sarah Wickham
Elizabeth Wickham
Maria Wickham
Isaac Wickham
Edward Wickham
Jeremiah Wickham

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World Events (8)

Age 7
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
Age 7
New York is the 11th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion
Age 17
Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English (southeastern): habitational name from any of various places called with Old English wīc ‘specialized farm, dairy farm’ + hām ‘homestead’, such as Wicham (Kent), Wickham (Berkshire, Essex, Hampshire), Wickhambreux (Kent), Wickhambrook (Suffolk), Wyckham (Sussex), Wycomb (Leicestershire), or Wykeham (Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire). Perhaps also from High Wycombe and West Wycombe (both Buckinghamshire), which had forms in -ham from the 16th century. In some instances, however, wīc-hām is associated with a Romano-British town, and wīc is an adaptation of Latin vicus. This is the case for Wickhambrook in Suffolk, the Roman association probably being the Roman villa at nearby Lidgate. Similarly, Wickham Market, also in Suffolk, is associated with a large Roman settlement in nearby Hacheston. The surname is now also common in Ireland (Wexford), where it was taken in the 17th century.History: Thomas Wickham is recorded as a freeman of Weathersfield, CT, in 1658.

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

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  • Isaac Wickham, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Col Isaac Wickham ( - 1825) - Find A Grave Memorial

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