James Hartford Ison

Male25 September 1814–26 February 1870

Brief Life History of James Hartford

When James Hartford Ison was born on 25 September 1814, in Garrard, Kentucky, United States, his father, Nelson H. Ison, was 20 and his mother, Lauranah Peter, was 20. He married Polly Hironymus on 8 March 1831, in Garrard, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Garrard, Clay, Kentucky, United States in 1850. He died on 26 February 1870, in Garrard, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

James Hartford Ison
1814–1870
Polly Hironymus
1810–
Marriage: 8 March 1831
Nelson Ison
1832–
William Ison
1836–
Lucinda Ison
1838–
Charles Ison
1840–

Sources (2)

  • James Hartford Ison in household of Sonnja Ison, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Ison, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 March 1831Garrard, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1818 · Jackson Purchase

    Age 4

    The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 5

    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. 

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 16

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Isom .

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

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