Isabel Wakefield

Female4 May 1840–9 August 1920

Brief Life History of Isabel

When Isabel Wakefield was born on 4 May 1840, in Hamilton, Ohio, United States, her father, Jeremiah Wakefield, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Wing, was 32. She married Fletcher M Bump on 9 February 1862, in Linton, Stockton Township, Greene, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Grant Township, Greene, Indiana, United States for about 30 years and Washington Township, Greene, Indiana, United States in 1920. She died on 9 August 1920, in Switz City, Greene, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Switz City, Greene, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fletcher M Bump
Isabel Wakefield
Marriage: 9 February 1862
Alice Ann Bump

Sources (9)

  • Isabel Wokefield in household of Jeremiah Wokefield, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Isabel Bump, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Isabel Wackefield in household of Silva Wackefield, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 February 1862Linton, Stockton Township, Greene, Indiana, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 20

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 23

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from the city of Wakefield in Yorkshire and from Wakefield Lawn in Potterspury (Northamptonshire). Both are named from the Old English personal name Waca or Old English wacu ‘wake, festival’ + feld ‘open country’.

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

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