Isabelle Pardee

21 April 1863–30 May 1933 (Age 70)
Boone, Boone, Iowa, United States

The Life of Isabelle

When Isabelle Pardee was born on 21 April 1863, in Boone, Boone, Iowa, United States, her father, Nathaniel Pardee, was 34 and her mother, Nancy Carpenter, was 28. She married George Alexander Mefferd about 1889, in Woodbine, Harrison, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Harrison, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Douglas Township, Harrison, Iowa, United States for about 30 years. She died on 30 May 1933, in Woodbine, Harrison, Iowa, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Woodbine, Harrison, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Alexander Mefferd
1867–1939
Isabelle Pardee
1863–1933
Marriage: about 1889
Jessie Mefferd
1890–1980
Charles D. Mefferd
1891–1946
Nancy Mefferd
1893–1961
Guy Alexander Mefferd
1896–1960
Mary Jane Mefferd
1898–1970
Ruth Mefferd
1901–1980

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1889
Woodbine, Harrison, Iowa, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Nathaniel Pardee

    Male1828–1884Male

    Nancy Carpenter

    Female1834–1894Female

siblings

(8)

    Charles G. Pardee

    Male1858–Male

    George Jared Pardee

    Male1859–1935Male

    Male1860–1944Male

    Female1863–1933Female

    William Henry Pardee

    Male1864–1936Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 4

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 19

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of Pardy ( see Perdue ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Isabell Mefford in household of George Mefford, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Isibell Pardee in household of Nathaniel Pardee, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Isabella Purdee in household of Nathaniel Purdee, "United States Census, 1880"

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