Isaac Fly

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

The Life of Isaac

When Isaac Fly was born about 1798, in Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, United States, his father, William C Fly, was 48 and his mother, Sarah Rust, was 43. 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, Maine, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Fly
1798–1875
Prudence Emerson
1798–1886
Marriage: 25 March 1824
Vespacian Ellis Flye
1825–1906
Lucetta Fly
1826–1863
Egbert Coffin Fly
1827–1853
Fedelia Fly
1829–1884
Harvey G. Flye
1832–1900
William Fly
1834–1846
Joseph Fly
1835–1863
Angeline Flye
1838–1900
Daniel Fly
1841–1865

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 March 1824
Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, United States
children

(9)

    Vespacian Ellis Flye

    Male1825–1906Male

    Lucetta Fly

    Female1826–1863Female

    Egbert Coffin Fly

    Male1827–1853Male

    Fedelia Fly

    Female1829–1884Female

    Harvey G. Flye

    Male1832–1900Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William C Fly

    Male1750–1836Male

    Sarah Rust

    Female1755–1831Female

siblings

(13)

    Sarah Fly

    Female1776–1778Female

    Sarah Fly

    Female1778–Female

    William Fly

    Male1778–Male

    John Flye

    Male1780–Male

    Mary Fly

    Female1782–Female

+8 More Children

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

1 English: unexplained.2 Danish: unexplained.3 Perhaps an altered spelling of Dutch Vlij, a topographic name from vallei ‘lowland’, ‘marsh’; in New Netherland this became a common term for a swamp.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Isaac Flye, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Isaac Flye, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Isaac Flye in entry for Harvey G Flye and Mary H Johnson, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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