Abba Ison

April 1860–
Morgan, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Abba

When Abba Ison was born in April 1860, in Morgan, Kentucky, United States, her father, Lonnie Byrdine Ison, was 45 and her mother, Cynthia Lou Hannah, was 42.

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Family Time Line

Lonnie Byrdine Ison
1814–1871
Cynthia Lou Hannah
1818–1880
Citha Ison
1840–
Doctor Byrdine Ison
1842–1905
Cintha Ann Ison
1843–1884
Serilda Ison
1848–
Richard Branham Ison
1849–
Elizabeth Ison
1850–
Archibald B. Ison
1851–1896
Joseph Byrdine Ison
1854–1856
Isabella Ison
1856–1908
Martha J. Ison
1856–
Nancy Ison
1858–1929
Abba Ison
1860–
Sarah "Sallie" Ison
1865–1930

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1861

Age 1

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic or metronymic from the Middle English personal name Ida , which was used for both sexes.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Abba Isom in household of Byrd Isom, "United States Census, 1860"

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