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.
Jewish, English, and Dutch: patronymic from the Old Testament personal name Isaac . This surname is also established in South Africa. It is rare in the Netherlands.