Isaac Franks

15 March 1811–7 May 1893 (Age 82)
West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Isaac

When Isaac Franks was born on 15 March 1811, in West Virginia, United States, his father, Abraham Franks, was 13 and his mother, Katherine Parr Nye, was 25. He married Hannah Elizabeth Wade on 27 December 1829, in Muskingum, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Washington Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died on 7 May 1893, in Muscatine, Iowa, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Muscatine, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Franks
1811–1893
Hannah Elizabeth Wade
1813–1889
Marriage: 27 December 1829
Mary Ellen Franks
1830–1917
Elizabeth Ann Franks
1832–1911
James Franks
1837–1924
Catharine Franks
1840–1914
Minerva J Franks
1843–
Emma Franks Stottz
1844–1919
Lydia Frances Franks
1847–1906
Maria Franks
1850–
Samuel Isaac Franks
1855–1920

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World Events (8)

1812
Age 1
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812
Age 1
Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 25
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English and German: patronymic from Frank .

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

Possible Related Names

Frank

Sources (12)

  • Isaac Franks, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Isak Franks in entry for Emma Stotts, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Isaac Franks in entry for Catherine Wean, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

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