Isabelle Fort

Female30 September 1863–3 June 1880

Brief Life History of Isabelle

When Isabelle Fort was born on 30 September 1863, in Arkansas, United States, her father, William Hamilton Fort, was 41 and her mother, Nancy A. Sewell, was 33. She died on 3 June 1880, in Logan, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 16, and was buried in Carbon City, Logan, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Hamilton Fort
1822–1898
Nancy A. Sewell
1830–1897
Susan Margaret Forte
1848–1872
Mary T. Fort
1850–1909
Arabelle Fort
1852–1930
Sarah Ann Fort
1855–
James H Fort
1857–
Harmon William Forte Sr.
1859–1953
Jefferson Davis Forte
1861–1927
Isabelle Fort
1863–1880
Eudora Forte
1867–1941
Nelonia Fort
1867–
Minnie Maud Forte
1870–1954

Sources (2)

  • Isabell Fort in household of William Fort, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Isabella Forte, "Find A Grave Index"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (11)

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World Events (6)

1864 · Skirmish at Benton

Age 1

Confederate forces in Arkansas began an invasion of Missouri, while other Confederate sources probed the line around Little Rock. On July  6, 1864 the fourth Arkansas Cavalry tried to break the line around Little Rock one soldier was killed, eight were wounded, three went missing from the Union side and four were killed and six wounded from the Confederate side.

1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 7

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

French, Walloon, English, and Catalan: nickname from Old French, Middle English, Catalan fort ‘strong, brave’ (from Latin fortis). Compare Lefort .

French: from Fort, a French form of the Latin personal name Fortis (from fortis ‘strong, brave’), chosen by early Christians as a symbol of moral strength and steadfastness, and borne by an obscure saint whose cult was popular during the Middle Ages in southern and southwestern France. Compare St. Fort .

French: habitational name from (Le) Fort, the name of several places in various parts of France, named with Old French fort ‘stronghold’ (from the adjective fort ‘strong’). Compare Lefort .

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

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