Jemima Isaacs

3 November 1822–1849 (Age 26)
Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jemima

When Jemima Isaacs was born on 3 November 1822, in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Elias Isaac, was 21 and her mother, Sarah Long, was 20. She married James Gabb on 2 April 1842, in Swindon, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1849 and lived in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died in 1849, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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James Gabb
Jemima Isaacs
Marriage: 2 April 1842
James Robert Colby Gabb
Arthur John Gabb Henry
Bertha Gabb
Laura Amanda Gabb
Madora Adelia Gabb

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World Events (7)

Age 1
Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1825 · The Crimes Act
Age 3
The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 8
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.

Name Meaning

Mainly Jewish, but also English and Welsh: patronymic from Isaac .

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

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Sources (11)

  • Jemima Isaacs, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Jemima in entry for James Robert Colby, "England, Norfolk, Parish Registers (County Record Office), 1510-1997"
  • Jemima Gabb, "Louisiana, New Orleans Passenger Lists, 1820-1945"

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