Stephen Nicholas Ison

10 April 1825–10 August 1919 (Age 94)
Buena Vista, Garrard, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Stephen Nicholas

When Stephen Nicholas Ison was born on 10 April 1825, in Buena Vista, Garrard, Kentucky, United States, his father, Nelson H Ison, was 31 and his mother, Lauranah Peter, was 31. He married Sally Ann Searcy on 9 March 1852, in Madison, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Garrard, Kentucky, United States for about 60 years. He died on 10 August 1919, in Bryantsville, Garrard, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Buena Vista, Garrard, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Nicholas Ison
Sally Ann Searcy
Marriage: 9 March 1852
Mary Emma Ison
Nancy or Nannie O. Ison
Lou Ison
Naonie Ison
Ella Ison
Orpha V. Ison
child Ison
child Ison
Charles B. Ison
Charles Henry Isom
Joseph Nelson Ison
James William Ison
Isaac Ison
Overton Obediah Ison
Rufus Putnam Ison
Elisa M Ison
Vernon Ison

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 March 1852Madison, Kentucky, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    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.
    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens
    Age 5
    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
    1850 · 8th Most Populated State
    Age 25
    According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Isom .

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

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    Sources (24)

    • Stephen Ison in household of Sonnja Ison, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Stephen N Isham, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • / in entry for Rufus P. Isom, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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