Isaac Franks

Male15 March 1811–7 May 1893

Brief Life History of Isaac

Isaac Franks was born on 15 March 1811, in West Virginia, United States. He married Hannah Elizabeth Wade on 27 December 1829, in Muskingum, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Washington Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 7 May 1893, in Muscatine, Iowa, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Muscatine, Iowa, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Isaac? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Isaac Franks
Hannah Elizabeth Wade
Marriage: 27 December 1829
Mary Ellen Franks
Sarah J Frank
Elizabeth Ann Franks
James Franks
Catharine Franks
Minerva J Franks
Emma Franks
Lydia Frances Franks
Maria Franks
Samuel Isaac Franks

Sources (13)

  • Isaac Frank, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Isaac Franks, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Isaac Franks, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 December 1829Muskingum, Ohio, United States
  • Children (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)


    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, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from Frank .

    English: perhaps sometimes a variant of Frankish, an ethnic name from Middle English frankys ‘French, Frenchman’ (Old English frencisc), for someone from France.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.