Isaac Brandt

7 April 1827–12 September 1909 (Age 82)
Lancaster, Fairfield, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Isaac

When Isaac Brandt was born on 7 April 1827, in Lancaster, Fairfield, Ohio, United States, his father, David Brandt, was 50 and his mother, Martha Hamilton, was 41. He married Harriet Wisely on 1 November 1849, in Fairfield, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Polk, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1900. He died on 12 September 1909, in Des Moines, Iowa, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Pennsylvania, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Brandt
Harriet Wisely
Marriage: 1 November 1849
Amos Brandt
Alice J Brandt
about 1853–
Olive Brandt
about 1858–
William Robert Brandt
about 1867–
George Brandt
George Brandt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1849Fairfield, Ohio, 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.
    Age 7
    Historical Boundaries: 1834: Michigan Territory, United States 1834: Des Moines, Michigan Territory, United States 1836: Des Moines, Wisconsin Territory, United States 1838: Des Moines, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 30
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 15519;2007: 27943; 2010: 36613)German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived in an area that had been cleared by fire, Middle High German brant (from brennen ‘to burn’).German and Swiss German: variant of Brand 1.

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

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    Sources (18)

    • Isaac Branett, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Isaac Brandt, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997"
    • Isaae Brandt in entry for George Brandt, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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