Isabell Worden

about 1820–1828 (Age 8)
Antwerp, Antwerp, Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life of Isabell

When Isabell Worden was born about 1820, in Antwerp, Antwerp, Jefferson, New York, United States, her father, Amos Prentiss Worden, was 40 and her mother, Mary Case, was 24. She died in 1828, in Jefferson, New York, United States, at the age of 8.

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Amos Prentiss Worden
Mary Case
John Worden
Isabell Worden
Joanna Case Worden
Marietta Calista Worden
Nathaniel Prentiss Worden
Hannah Louisa Worden
Anson Miller Worden
Benjamin Franklin Worden

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World Events (3)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 0

The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then "The West". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 7

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Chorley. Early forms consistently show the first syllable as Wer-, and the name is probably derived from Old English wer ‘weir’ + denu ‘valley’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Wordon, Isabell - - Family Data Collection - Individual Records
  • Legacy NFS Source: Isabell Worden -

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