Isaac John Tomlinson

1856–11 June 1948 (Age 92)
Scipio, Geneva Township, Jennings, Indiana, United States

The Life of Isaac John

When Isaac John Tomlinson was born in 1856, in Scipio, Geneva Township, Jennings, Indiana, United States, his father, Joseph Tomlinson, was 32 and his mother, Mary Buckley Beesley, was 30. He married Susan Bell Mcmann on 4 April 1877, in Scipio, Geneva Township, Jennings, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Geneva Township, Jennings, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. He died on 11 June 1948, in Azalia, Sand Creek Township, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Columbus, Columbus Township, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac John Tomlinson
Susan Bell Mcmann
Marriage: 4 April 1877
Joseph Louis Tomlinson
Mattie Tomlinson
Alfred Tomlinson
Otto Gilbert Tomlinson
Jessie Verna Tomlinson
Arlie Seba Tomlinson

Spouse and Children

4 April 1877
Scipio, Geneva Township, Jennings, Indiana, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



    William Henry Tomlinson


    Lemuel Tomlinson


    Mariah Elizabeth Tomlinson


    Susan Caroline Tomlinson



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 0

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 25

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Tomlin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Isaac Fuce Tomlinson in household of Joseph Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1880"

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