Israel Standifer

1797–1875 (Age 78)
Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States

The Life of Israel

When Israel Standifer was born in 1797, his father, Benjamin Standiford, was 33 and his mother, Rachel Forrest, was 33. He had at least 5 sons and 2 daughters with Mary Riley. He lived in Shelby, Alabama, United States in 1850. He died in 1875, in Alabama, United States, at the age of 78.

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Israel Standifer
Mary Riley
William Riley Standifer
Francis E Standefer
Joel D Standifer
Cynthia Standefer
Margaret Story
Hubbard S Standefer
John Benjamin Standefer

Spouse and Children


    Mary Riley




    William Riley Standifer


    Francis E Standefer


    Joel D Standifer


    Cynthia Standefer


    Margaret Story


+2 More Children

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+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

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.

Age 6

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 22

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Steindörfer, a habitational name for someone from a place called Steindorf. Compare Standefer , Standerfer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Israel Standfoe, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Eseral Standifer in entry for John Benjaman Standifer, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
  • Israel Standifer in entry for Margaret A. Collum, "Alabama Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952"

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