Isaac Silvus

24 May 1812–21 May 1889 (Age 77)
Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Isaac

When Isaac Silvus was born on 24 May 1812, in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Nicholas Silvus, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Sober, was 39. He married Eleanor Chapman on 21 March 1833, in Morgan, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Center Township, Morgan, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 21 May 1889, in Washington, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Mount Olive, Clermont, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Silvus
Eleanor Chapman
Marriage: 21 March 1833
Nathaniel Silvus
Frederick C Silvus
Samuel S. Silvus

Spouse and Children

21 March 1833
Morgan, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 8

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

Variant of Silvius .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Isaac Silvey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Isaac Silvus, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Isaac Silvus, "United States Census, 1870"

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