Isabella Schermerhorn

Femaleabout 1876–

Brief Life History of Isabella

When Isabella Schermerhorn was born about 1876, in New York, United States, her father, Peter L. Schermerhorn, was 40 and her mother, Sarah M Dickinson, was 38.

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Peter L. Schermerhorn
Sarah M Dickinson
Viola D. Schermerhorn
Lydia Elizabeth Schermerhorn
Orletta Schermerhorn
Burton R. or Burdick Schermerhorn
Ruby J. Schermerhorn
Isabella Schermerhorn
John Isaac Schermerhorn
Maude H. Schermerhorn
Minnie May Schermerhorn

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    World Events (3)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 0

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

    Age 0

    An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

    1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

    Age 41

    Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch: habitational name from a place so named in the area of the Schermermeer of northern Holland.

    History: This was a prominent surname in Schenectady, NY, from the 17th century onward; Ryer Schermerhoorn made a celebrated ride from Schenectady to Albany in 1690 to warn of an impending Indian attack.

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

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