Isaac Perry Ammon Sr.

18 April 1817–20 December 1891 (Age 74)
Rockingham, Virginia, United States

The Life of Isaac Perry

When Isaac Perry Ammon Sr. was born on 18 April 1817, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States, his father, Peter Ammon, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Reinhart, was 32. He married Sarah Pence on 1 August 1839, in Champaign, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Saint Paris, Jackson Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 20 December 1891, in Johnson Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Millerstown, Champaign, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Perry Ammon Sr.
Sarah Pence
Marriage: 1 August 1839
Isaac Perry Ammon Jr.
Mary Jane Ammon

Spouse and Children

1 August 1839
Champaign, Ohio, United States


    Isaac Perry Ammon Jr.



Parents and Siblings

    Peter Ammon


    Elizabeth Reinhart




    Catherine Ammon


    William Ammon


    George Watson Ammon


    Elizabeth Ammon



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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

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. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 7

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 27

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Name Meaning

1 German: dialect variant of Ammann .2 English: from a Middle English personal name, Agmund, of Scandinavian origin, from agi ‘awe’ (or possibly agi- ‘point of a sword’) + mund ‘protection’. Compare Hammond .3 Respelling of French Hamon .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Isaac Ammons, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Isaac Ammon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Isaac Ammon, "United States Census, 1850"

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