Isaac Wilkerson Fyffe

24 November 1827–2 January 1910 (Age 82)
Athens, McMinn, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Isaac Wilkerson

When Isaac Wilkerson Fyffe was born on 24 November 1827, in Athens, McMinn, Tennessee, United States, his father, Isaac W Fyffe, was 32 and his mother, Margaret L Calloway, was 28. He married Elizabeth Fleming on 7 April 1859, in McMinn, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Calhoun, McMinn, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 4, Hunt, Texas, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1846. He died on 2 January 1910, in Checotah, McIntosh, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in McIntosh, Oklahoma, United States.

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Isaac Wilkerson Fyffe
Sarah Jane Townsend
Marriage: 15 December 1870
Frances "Fannie" Fyffe
William Arthur Fyffe
Fannie Fyffe

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  • Marriage
    15 December 1870McMinn, Tennessee, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1835 · The Hermitage is Built
    Age 8
    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
    1850 · Compromise of 1850
    Age 23
    The United States Congress passed a package of five separate bills in an attempt to decrease tensions between the slave states and free states. The compromise itself was received gratefully, but both sides disapproved of certain components contained in the laws. Texas was impacted in several ways; mainly, the state surrendered its claim to New Mexico (and other claims north of 36°30′) but retained the Texas Panhandle. The federal government also took over the public debt for Texas.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Fife .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Isaac W Fyffe, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Isacc W Fyffe in entry for William A Fyffe, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • Isaac W Fyffe, "United States Census, 1860"

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