Isaac Brandt

Male7 April 1827–12 September 1909

Brief Life History 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, Catherine Baughman, was 48. 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

Sources (20)

  • Isaac Branett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Isaac Brandt, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Isaac Brandt, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1849Fairfield, Ohio, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    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

    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.

    Scandinavian: of German origin (see above), or a variant of Brand 3.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Brandt History

    From p. 370 The word of a Brandt was always good, and their integrity beyond any question. This is a family of good old Scripture names. Their parents were familiar with the Bible, and they have cert …

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