Israel Comstock

Male7 January 1799–6 June 1862

Brief Life History of Israel

When Israel Comstock was born on 7 January 1799, in Saratoga Springs, Saratoga, New York, United States, his father, Solomon Comstock, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Comstock, was 25. He married Elizabeth Betsy Fuller on 1 April 1823, in Otsego, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ronald Township, Ionia, Michigan, United States in 1850 and Bushnell Township, Montcalm, Michigan, United States in 1860. He died on 6 June 1862, in Palo, Ronald Township, Ionia, Michigan, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Palo, Ronald Township, Ionia, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Israel Comstock
Elizabeth Betsy Fuller
Marriage: 1 April 1823
George Weston Comstock
Christiana Clarina Comstock
Edwin Comstock
Nelson Comstock
Jared Van Renselear Comstock
Sophronia Marie Comstock
Elijah Edmond Comstock
Rowland Soles Comstock
Samuel Jerome Comstock
William Henry Harrison Comstock
Benjamin Israel Comstock
Sylena Dibble Comstock

Sources (17)

  • Israel Comstock, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Israel Comstock - birth: 7 January 1799; Saratoga Springs, Saratoga, New York, United States
  • Israel Comstock, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 April 1823Otsego, New York, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (7)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 1

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


    Age 6

    The Territory of Michigan was organized as an incorporated territory of the United States on June 30, 1805, with Detroit as the territorial capital.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 20

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon): habitational name from Clumstock (Devon). This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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