Isadora Stoddard

Female15 February 1853–11 April 1936

Brief Life History of Isadora

When Isadora Stoddard was born on 15 February 1853, in Danby, Tompkins, New York, United States, her father, Ira Stoddard, was 33 and her mother, Orra Francis, was 31. She lived in Spencer, Spencer, Tioga, New York, United States in 1855 and Caroline, Tompkins, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died on 11 April 1936, in Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States.

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Ira Stoddard
Orra Francis
Charles Stoddard
Merritt Monroe Stoddard
Jonathan Francis Stoddard
Albert Monroe Stoddard
Isadora Stoddard
Josephine Stoddard

Sources (6)

  • Isadore Stoddard in household of Orra Stoddard, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Isadore O. Stoddard, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Isadore Stodard in household of Orra Stodard, "New York State Census, 1875"

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World Events (8)


Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 10

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 22

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for someone who looked after a stud of horses, from Middle English and Older Scots stod(e), stud(e) ‘establishment where horses were bred’, ‘herd of stallions or mares’ + herd(e) ‘herdsman’.

English: variant of Stothard, an occupational name for a keeper of cattle or horses, from Middle English stot ‘steer, bullock’ or ‘horse’ + herd(e) ‘herdsman’. The name was probably confused with Stodeherd ‘keeper of stud-horses’ (see above).

History: The Stoddard family of Boston, MA, was introduced by Anthony Stoddard (1600–1686), who settled there in 1639. Solomon Stoddard (1643–1728/9) was a prominent Congregational clergyman in MA, the grandfather of Jonathan Edwards, and progenitor of many noted descendants.

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

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