Isaac Zane , Jr.

26 April 1743–22 August 1795 (Age 52)
may have been born 6 Jul 1743 (HZp9)

The Life of Isaac

When Isaac Zane , Jr. was born on 26 April 1743, his father, Isaac Zane, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Elfreth, was 47. He married Elizabeth " Betsy" McFarland from 1774 to 1808. He died on 22 August 1795, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 52.

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Isaac Zane , Jr.
Elizabeth " Betsy" McFarland
Marriage: from 1774 to 1808

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    Elizabeth " Betsy" McFarland


from 1774 to 1808
never wed; she was his confessed mistress

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+6 More Children

World Events (4)


Age 33

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 33

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1783 · A Free America

Age 40

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained.2 Italian (Venice and Mantua) and Greek (Zanes): from a variant of the Venetian personal name Z(u)an(n)i ‘John’ ( see Zani ).3 Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Zahn .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Isaac Zane , Jr. - Published information: death: 22 August 1795; Pennsylvania, United States

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