Martha Strode

1831–2 August 1879 (Age 48)
Clark, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Strode was born in 1831, in Clark, Kentucky, United States, her father, Constant Strode, was 24 and her mother, Ann H. Constant, was 20. She married Isaac Isaacs on 18 December 1851, in Platte, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She lived in Sangamon, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Mechanicsburg Township, Sangamon, Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 2 August 1879, at the age of 48, and was buried in Mechanicsburg Cemetery, Mechanicsburg Township, Sangamon, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Isaacs
1830–1915
Martha Strode
1831–1879
Marriage: 18 December 1851
James Templton Isaacs
1853–
David P Isaacs
1857–1922
Edgar Blue Isaacs
1860–1942
W G Isaacs
Ulysses Grant Isaacs
1864–1953

Spouse and Children

    Isaac Isaacs

    Male1830–1915Male

    Female1831–1879Female

MARRIAGE
18 December 1851
Platte, Missouri, United States
children

(5)

    James Templton Isaacs

    Male1853–Male

    David P Isaacs

    Male1857–1922Male

    Edgar Blue Isaacs

    Male1860–1942Male

    Ulysses Grant Isaacs

    Male1864–1953Male

    W G Isaacs

    MaleMale

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Female1831–1879Female

    Elizabeth E Strode

    Female1833–1909Female

    John Nelson Strode

    Male1835–1869Male

    Male1837–1925Male

    Ruth Ann Strode

    Female1838–1918Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1831 · Dedication of Jackson County

Age 0

In August 1831, Latter-day Saint Sidney Rigdon dedicated Jackson County, Missouri, for the gathering place of Zion.
1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 1

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1846

Age 15

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Stroud .2 German (Ströde): topographic name from a dialect word meaning ‘thicket’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Strode in household of Ann Strode, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha Isaacs in household of Isaac Isaacs, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha Isaacs in household of Isaac Isaacs, "United States Census, 1870"

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