Isaac Newton Wilson

12 May 1835–15 January 1902 (Age 66)
LaPorte, Indiana, United States

The Life of Isaac Newton

When Isaac Newton Wilson was born on 12 May 1835, in LaPorte, Indiana, United States, his father, John Wilson, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Owen, was 29. He married Mary Nickerson on 6 March 1856, in LaPorte, Indiana, United States. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Center Township, LaPorte, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died on 15 January 1902, in La Porte, LaPorte, Indiana, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in La Porte, LaPorte, Indiana, United States.

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Isaac Newton Wilson
Mary Nickerson
Marriage: 6 March 1856

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6 March 1856
LaPorte, Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 1

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 21

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Isaac N Wilson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • I Newton Wilson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Isaac N Wilson, "United States Census, 1880"

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