Isaac Fly

about 1798–23 April 1875 (Age 77)
Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Isaac

When Isaac Fly was born about 1798, in Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, United States, his father, William C Fly, was 49 and his mother, Sarah Rust, was 44. He married Prudence Emerson on 25 March 1824, in Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Saugus, Essex, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years. He died on 23 April 1875, in Newcastle, Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 78.

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Isaac Fly
Prudence Emerson
Marriage: 25 March 1824
Vespacian Ellis Flye
Lucetta Fly
Egbert Coffin Fly
Fedelia Fly
Harvey G. Flye
William Fly
Joseph Fly
Angeline Flye
Daniel Fly

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 March 1824Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 2
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1804 · Whitehead Light
    Age 6
    In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 21
    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: variant of Flay, either a nickname from Middle English fle(gh), flei(gh), flie ‘flea’ (Old English flēah), or a nickname from Middle English fli(gh)e, flei(e), fleh(e) ‘fly, winged insect’ (Old English flēoge).Danish: topographic name from an unattested word meaning ‘puddle, pond’.

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

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    Sources (32)

    • Isaac Flye, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
    • Isaac Fye in entry for George F. Spinney and Angeline E. Fye, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • Isaac Flye in entry for Fidelia Flye, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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