Isaac Dunford

23 June 1824–4 October 1879 (Age 55)
Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Isaac

When Isaac Dunford was born on 23 June 1824, in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Dunford, was 30 and his mother, Mary Blair, was 28. He married Leah Bailey on 2 November 1845, in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 4 October 1879, in Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Dunford
1824–1879
Leah Bailey
1827–1892
Marriage: 2 November 1845
Mary Dunford
1846–1846
William D Dunford
1847–1891
Amelia Dunford
1848–1849
Alma Bailey Dunford
1850–1919
Savina Dunford
1852–1854
Seaborn Dunford
1853–1854
Moroni Dunford
1855–1910
Albert Bailey Dunford Sr.
1857–1929
Eliza Ann Dunford
1859–1871
Parley Edwin Dunford
1861–1929
Oliver Cowdery Dunford
1863–1943
James Lehi Dunford
1866–1944
Leah Matilda Dunford
1869–1932

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 November 1845Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1830
    Age 6
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1843
    Age 19
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    habitational name from Dunford Bridge, in Thurlstone (Yorkshire), so called from the river Don (a British name possibly meaning ‘river’) + Old English ford ‘ford’, or from Dunford House in Methley (Yorkshire), named in Old English as ‘Dunn's ford’ (see Dunn 2).variant of Durnford, a habitational name from Durnford in Wiltshire, arising from Old English dierne + ford ‘hidden ford’. Alternatively, the name may perhaps arise from Dunford, alias Durnford, in Addlestone (Surrey).English:

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

    Possible Related Names

    Dunn
    Dumford

    Story Highlight

    ISAAC AND LEAH BAILEY DUNFORD

    Author: Nadine Dunford Nelson (Source: The Story of the Ancestors and Descendants of Isaac and Leah Bailey Dunford. The Isaac and Leah Bailey Dunford Family Association, Bountiful, 1996) Isaac Dunfo …

    Sources (61)

    • Isac Danford in household of John Danford, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Isaac Dunford in entry for James Lehi Dunford and Eliza Jacobsen, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
    • Isaac Dunford in entry for William Dunford, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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