Isaac Engle Jr.

29 November 1834–13 August 1915 (Age 80)
Astoria, Fulton, Illinois, United States

The Life of Isaac

When Isaac Engle Jr. was born on 29 November 1834, in Astoria, Fulton, Illinois, United States, his father, Isaac Engle, was 26 and his mother, Cynthia Ann Powell, was 22. He married Emily Smith on 13 March 1852, in Astoria, Fulton, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Cherokee Township, Benton, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Kings River Township, Carroll, Arkansas, United States in 1910. He died on 13 August 1915, in Carroll, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Carroll, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Engle Jr.
Sarah A. Ashcraft
Marriage: 26 October 1884
Sadie Engle
Sarah L. ENGLE
Sarah L. Engle
Goldie May Engle
Matilda J. ENGLE
Della Engle
Mary Engle

Spouse and Children


    Sarah A. Ashcraft


26 October 1884
Rushville, Schuyler, Illinois, United States


    Sadie Engle



    Sarah L. Engle


    Goldie May Engle


    Josie ENGLE


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 2

Historical Boundaries - 1836: Benton, Arkansas, United States
1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World

Age 22

William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Engel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Isaac Ingle, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Isaac Engle in household of Isaac Engle, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Isaac Engle, "United States Census, 1870"

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