Isabelle McFadden

Female2 September 1854–16 July 1940

Brief Life History of Isabelle

When Isabelle McFadden was born on 2 September 1854, in McLennan, Texas, United States, her father, David McFadden, was 22 and her mother, Selena Harris, was 19. She married William Danforth Ish on 7 April 1871, in Palestine, Anderson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Texas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 6, McLennan, Texas, United States in 1880. She died on 16 July 1940, in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Danforth Ish
Isabelle McFadden
Marriage: 7 April 1871
Letitia Ish
Frank Welcker Ish Sr.
Benjamin F Ish

Sources (14)

  • Isabella Mc Faddin in household of David Mc Faddin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Belle Ish, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Bell Ish Boyett, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 April 1871Palestine, Anderson, Texas, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

    Age 7

    On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.


    Age 9

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

    Age 27

    Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Phaid(e)in (Scottish) and Mac Pháidín (Irish), patronymics from Gaelic pet forms of the personal name Pádraig, see Patrick .

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

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