Isaac Jerome Mead

28 January 1845–1 June 1921 (Age 76)
Chemung, New York, United States

The Life of Isaac Jerome

When Isaac Jerome Mead was born on 28 January 1845, in Chemung, New York, United States, his father, Isaac Jerome Mead, was 29 and his mother, Lydia Ann Leonard, was 30. He married Lucy Marian Kentner on 4 July 1872, in Honor, Benzie, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Bucyrus Township, Crawford, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Homestead Township, Benzie, Michigan, United States in 1900. He died on 1 June 1921, in Homestead, Benzie, Michigan, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Jerome Mead
Ada A. Campbell St. Clair
Marriage: 8 July 1890
Vernon E. Mead
Gerald Mead
Lawrence Jerome Mead
Iva Mildred Mead
Ethel Verda Mead

Spouse and Children

8 July 1890
Frankfort, Benzie, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 2

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English:1. topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow, from Middle English mede ‘meadow’ (Old English mǣd). 2. metonymic occupational name for a brewer or seller of mead (Old English meodu), an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting honey.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Isaac Meads in household of Isaac Meads, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Isaac Mead in household of Isaac Mead, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Issac Jerome Mead in entry for Vernon E Mead, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"

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