Isaac Danford Bickmore

24 September 1838–12 November 1920 (Age 82)
Versailles, Brown, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Isaac Danford

When Isaac Danford Bickmore was born on 24 September 1838, in Versailles, Brown, Illinois, United States, his father, Isaac Motor Bickmore, was 40 and his mother, Martha Eliza Harville, was 30. He married Ellen Oldham on 1 January 1866, in Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He registered for military service in 1879. He died on 12 November 1920, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Paradise Cemetery, Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Danford Bickmore
Ellen Oldham
Marriage: 1 January 1866
Martha Maria Bickmore
Isaac Danford Bickmore Jr.
John Jackson Bickmore
Ellen Oldham Bickmore
Newman David Bickmore
Thomas Daniel Bickmore
Mary Elizabeth Bickmore
William Oldham Bickmore

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1866Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 9
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    Age 25
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (Essex): habitational name from a lost or unidentified place called Bickmore or Bilkemore, apparently in or near Bedfordshire.History: This name was brought to New England by Thomas Bigmore or Bickmore, whose son Samuel Bickmore was born in 1635 in Boston, MA.

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

    Story Highlight

    California & the Civil War

    California and the Union Army Meanwhile in the fall of 1855, at the age of 17 years, young Isaac Danford Bickmore bade farewell to the family and friends. Accompanied by his friend, Perry Durfey, he …

    Sources (53)

    • Isaac Bickmore in entry for Newman David Bickmore, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Issac Bickmore in household of James R Thomas, "United States Census, 1910"
    • D Bickmore in entry for Newman D Bickmore and Tisha Carver, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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