Isaac Wagstaff

27 October 1854–25 November 1917 (Age 63)
Northill, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Isaac

When Isaac Wagstaff was born on 27 October 1854, in Northill, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Wagstaff, was 34 and his mother, Lucy Maria Webb, was 34. He married Margaret Eliza Coates on 29 March 1877, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to United States in 1863. He died on 25 November 1917, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Wagstaff
Margaret Eliza Coates
Marriage: 29 March 1877
Franklin B Wagstaff
William Isaac Wagstaff
Ida Marie Wagstaff
Samuel I Wagstaff
Effie Mae Wagstaff
Frank I Wagstaff

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 March 1877St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 5
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 18
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Anglo-Saxon: Wæg, a balance, and stæf a staff, stick, pole, meaning a balance pole

    Story Highlight

    Moving from England to Utah

    Samuel's family was living in Bedfordshire, England and wanted to migrate to Zion but did not have the finances at the time. One day they were outside there home when two men in black came by and tol …

    Sources (49)

    • Isaac Wagstaff, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Isaac Wagstaff in entry for William J Wagstaff and Ester Bourne, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Isaac Wagstaff in entry for Sarah Ann Rowley Wagstaff, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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