Isaac Porter Webster

12 July 1808–
Wilbraham, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Isaac Porter

When Isaac Porter Webster was born on 12 July 1808, in Wilbraham, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Joel Webster, was 40 and his mother, Hannah Allen, was 38.

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Family Time Line

Joel Webster
1768–1844
Hannah Allen
1770–1850
Hannah Webster
1788–1874
Joel Webster Jr.
1790–
Orrin Webster
1792–1872
Horace Webster
1794–1862
Peter Webster
1800–
Norman G Webster
1802–1837
Philena Webster
1804–1888
John Webster
1806–
Isaac Porter Webster
1808–

Parents and Siblings

    Joel Webster

    Male1768–1844Male

    Female1770–1850Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1812

Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 4

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 11

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire, Lancashire, and the Midlands) and Scottish: occupational name for a weaver, early Middle English webber, agent derivative of Webb .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Isaac Porter Webster, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Isaac P. Webster, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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