Isaac Van Horn

1798–1855 (Age 57)
Burke, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Isaac

When Isaac Van Horn was born in 1798, in Burke, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Van Horn, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Winkler, was 23. He married Sarah Mull on 27 February 1819, in Icard, Burke, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1855, in his hometown, at the age of 57, and was buried in Burke, North Carolina, United States.

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Isaac Van Horn
Sarah Mull
Marriage: 27 February 1819
Mary Ann Vanhorn
David Adolphus Vanhorn Sr
Alexander VanHorn
David Vanhorn
Elizabeth Vanhorn
Joseph Van Horn

Spouse and Children

27 February 1819
Icard, Burke, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 1

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

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.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

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

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Isaac Vanhorn, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Isaac Vanhorn, "North Carolina, Estate Files, 1663-1979"
  • Isaac Vanhorn, "North Carolina, Civil Marriages, 1763-1868"

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