Isabel Frances Lightbody

4 February 1896–22 December 1985 (Age 89)
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States

The Life of Isabel Frances

When Isabel Frances Lightbody was born on 4 February 1896, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, her father, Luther Lightbody, was 34 and her mother, Blanche Francisca Darling, was 26. She married Louis Daniel Saylor on 1 January 1919. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Fremont Judicial Township, Santa Clara, California, United States in 1940. She died on 22 December 1985, in Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Saratoga, Santa Clara, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Louis Daniel Saylor
Isabel Frances Lightbody
Marriage: 1 January 1919
Madeline I Saylor
Robert L. Saylor

Spouse and Children

1 January 1919


    Madeline I Saylor


    Robert L. Saylor


Parents and Siblings

    Luther Lightbody


    Blanche Francisca Darling




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 10

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 24

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish:1. nickname for a cheerful person or a busy and active one, from Middle English lyght ‘light’ ( see Light 1 and 2) + body ‘individual’. 2. nickname for a small person, from Middle English lite ‘little’ ( see Light 3) + body ‘individual’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Isabel Saylor in household of Louis D Saylor, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Isabel A Saylor in household of Louis D Saylor, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Isabel F Saylor in household of Louis D Saylor, "United States Census, 1930"

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