Isaac Fallis

7 May 1779–9 March 1858 (Age 78)
Shenandoah, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Isaac

When Isaac Fallis was born on 7 May 1779, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, his father, Jacob Fallis, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Springer, was 34. He married Mary Vaughan on 10 October 1797, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1810. He died on 9 March 1858, in Sugar Creek Township, Greene, Ohio, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Bellbrook, Bellbrook, Greene, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Fallis
Mary Vaughan
Marriage: 10 October 1797
Elizabeth Fallis
Jacob Fallis
William M Fallis
Isaac Fallis Jr
Sarah Fallis
Mercy Fallis
Mary Fallis
Rebecca Fallis

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1797Shenandoah, Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital
    Age 1
    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 2
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 21
    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 and Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Anglo-Norman French faleise, faloise ‘cliff’ (a word of ancient Germanic origin), for someone who lived on or by a cliff. Or from Falaise in Calvados, France, which was the birthplace of William the Conqueror.English: variant of Fall 2.Scottish and northern Irish: shortened form of McFalls (see also McPhail ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Isaac Fallis as written by LaVerne Falls Olson

    Isaac, as so many of our Fallis men, answered the call of our country to military service. Born in Shenandoah Valley, he fought as a Captain in the War of 1812. He was a property owner in Bellb …

    Sources (9)

    • Isaac Fallis, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Isaac Falles, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Isaac Fallis - birth: 7 May 1779;

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