Isabella Sproul

13 July 1835–1863 (Age 27)
Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Isabella

When Isabella Sproul was born on 13 July 1835, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Francis Sproul, was 23 and her mother, Robenia Dock, was 23. She immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1855 and lived in Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851. She died in 1863, at the age of 28.

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Francis Sproul
Robenia Dock
Isabella Sproul
Ann Sproul
Elizabeth Sproul
Francis Sproul
Robenia Sproul
Mary Sproul
Agnes Matilda Sproul

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World Events (7)

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.
1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors
Age 3
Jenners was founded by Charles Jenner as a department store for the community. The original building was destroyed by a fire in 1892 but, with a new design in mind, the store was reopened in 1895 with new features. It was named Harrods of the North after it was given Royal Warrant in 1911 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on its 150th anniversary. It was sold to the House of Fraser in 2005, which in 2008, made much needed improvements to the store.
Age 8
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

Scottish: unexplained. The derivative ending in -s may be patronymic, in which case this is from an otherwise unrecorded medieval personal name.

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

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Sources (5)

  • Isbella Sproul, "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891"
  • Isabell Sproul in household of Frances Sproul, "Scotland Census, 1841"
  • Isabella Sproul in household of Francis Sproul, "Scotland Census, 1851"

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