Martha Josephine Isam

17 April 1905–24 February 1986 (Age 80)
Bonanza, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Martha Josephine

When Martha Josephine Isam was born on 17 April 1905, in Bonanza, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States, her father, George Washington Isam, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Deliah Gregory, was 27. She married Ernest Mason Winn on 20 March 1926, in Van Buren, Crawford, Arkansas, United States. She died on 24 February 1986, at the age of 80.

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Ernest Mason Winn
Martha Josephine Isam
Marriage: 20 March 1926

Spouse and Children

20 March 1926
Van Buren, Crawford, Arkansas, United States

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Diamonds Found Near Murfreesboro

Age 1

In a 37- acre plowed field in  a state park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas visitors are able to go looking for diamonds. This was the site for the first diamond discovery in 1906. Through the years more than 33,100 diamonds have been found at the Crater of Diamonds. 

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic islām ‘peace’, the name of the religion of Muslims. Islām is mentioned in several places in the Qur'an, for example at 3:19 ‘Religion with Allah is Islām (peace)’ and 5:3 ‘I have chosen for you Islām (peace) as religion’. This name is often found in combinations, e.g. Nūr-ul-Islām ‘light of Islam’.

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

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  • Josie Isam, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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