Isabel Gilbreath

25 August 1784–4 March 1831 (Age 46)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Isabel

When Isabel Gilbreath was born on 25 August 1784, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Thomas Galbraith, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Hays, was 26. She married James Hoskins on 18 January 1801. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Jefferson City, Jefferson, Tennessee, United States in 1850. She died on 4 March 1831, in Jefferson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 46.

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Family Time Line

James Hoskins
Isabel Gilbreath
Marriage: 18 January 1801
Francis Hoskins
Alexander Hoskins
James George Carrington Hoskins
Thomas Allen Hoskins
Eliza M. Hoskins
John Alfred Hoskins
Fancy Hoskins
Nancy Ann Hoskins
Letitia H. Hoskins
Mary E. Hoskins Graham
Martha A. Hoskins

Spouse and Children

18 January 1801


    Francis Hoskins


    Alexander Hoskins


    James George Carrington Hoskins


    Thomas Allen Hoskins


    Eliza M. Hoskins


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

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.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 12

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 16

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.

Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish Galbraith .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ailsey Hoskins in household of James Hoskins, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Isabella Galbraith, "Tennessee, State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
  • Isabella Galbraith, "Tennessee, Marriages, 1796-1950"

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