Isabelle Spohn

1 April 1864–15 July 1953 (Age 89)
Davis, Iowa, United States

The Life of Isabelle

When Isabelle Spohn was born on 1 April 1864, in Davis, Iowa, United States, her father, Adam Fisher Spohn, was 45 and her mother, Angeline Iler, was 38. She married Alphonso Parley Grinstead on 22 August 1888, in Davis, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Center Township, Harper, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Laverne, Harper, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. She died on 15 July 1953, in Harper Township, Dewey, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Alphonso Parley Grinstead
Isabelle Spohn
Marriage: 22 August 1888
Ross Grinstead
Iva Pearl Grinstead
Hazel Grinstead

Spouse and Children

22 August 1888
Davis, Iowa, United States



    Iva Pearl Grinstead


    Hazel Grinstead


Parents and Siblings

    Adam Fisher Spohn


    Angeline Iler




    Mary C. Spohn


    John Fletcher Spohn


    Marion W. Spohn


    James L. Spohn


    James L. Spohn


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 3

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 26

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Spahn .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Isabell Kile in household of Ed N Kile, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Isabelle Spohn in household of Adam Spohn, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Isabell Spohn in household of Adam Spohn, "United States Census, 1880"

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