Isabell Worden

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

The Life Summary of Isabell

When Isabell Worden was born about 1820, in Antwerp, Antwerp, Jefferson, New York, United States, her father, Amos Prentiss Worden, was 41 and her mother, Mary Case, was 25. She died in 1828, in Jefferson, New York, United States, at the age of 9.

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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 (mainly Lancashire)habitational name from Worden in Leyland (Lancashire). The placename probably derives from Old English wer ‘weir’ + denu ‘valley’.habitational name from any of the four places in Devon called Worden. These are Worden in Shebbear, Worden in Bradworthy, Worden in Luffincott, and Worden in Stoke Fleming. All but Worden in Stoke Fleming appear to have been named with Old English worthign ‘enclosure, homestead’ (compare Worthen ). Worden in Stoke Fleming may derive from Old English hwyrfel ‘circle’ + dūn ‘hill’.

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

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

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