Ernest H Isham

6 March 1897–15 September 1905 (Age 8)
Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States

The Life of Ernest H

When Ernest H Isham was born on 6 March 1897, in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, his father, Edson Averill Isham, was 32 and his mother, Linna May Smith, was 23. He lived in Williston, Chittenden, Vermont, United States in 1900. He died on 15 September 1905, in Vermont, United States, at the age of 8.

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Edson Averill Isham
Linna May Smith
Ernest H Isham
Reginald Eson Isham

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    Reginald Eson Isham


World Events (3)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 3

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire named Isham, from the river name Ise (of Celtic origin) + Old English hām ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘promontory’ or ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ernest Isham in household of Edison Isham, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ernest H Isham, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Ernest Isham, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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