Isaac Shelby Dudney

Brief Life History of Isaac Shelby

When Isaac Shelby Dudney was born in 1794, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Abraham Dudney Jr., was 24 and his mother, Anne Shelby, was 24.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Dudney Jr.
1770–1814
Anne Shelby
1770–1843
Elizabeth Dudney
1770–
Andrew Dudney
1789–1819
Nancy Dudney
1803–
Mary Dudney
1804–
Isaac Shelby Dudney
1805–
James M. Dudney
1807–
Isaac Shelby Dudney
1794–
James M Dudney
1798–
Elizabeth Dudney
1801–1877
Margaret Millie Dudney
1804–1850
Milley Dudney
1804–
Agatha Dudney
1811–1868
Patrick Nelson Dudney
1811–1894

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    World Events (3)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

    On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    English (Sussex and Kent): of Norman origin, a variant of Dewdney from French Dieudonné, a personal name meaning ‘God-given’ or ‘given to God’ (from Latin Deodonatus).

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

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