Isabella Blain

3 May 1860–31 January 1934 (Age 73)
Carlisle Cathedral, Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Isabella

When Isabella Blain was born on 3 May 1860, in Carlisle Cathedral, Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Blain Sr., was 42 and her mother, Isabella Graham, was 43. She married Samuel Allred on 18 November 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Carlisle Holy Trinity, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 31 January 1934, in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Spring City Cemetery, Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Allred
Isabella Blain
Marriage: 18 November 1880
Nell Allred
Sarah Eva Allred

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 November 1880Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 3
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 20
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French/Haitian Donat, Jacques, Michel, Cecile, Elzear, Ermite, Fernand, Gaston, Germain, Gisele, Jean Claude, Jobe.Scottish: shortened form of MacBlain, a shortened form of Mac Gille Blathain ‘son of Gille Blááin’, a personal name meaning ‘servant of Saint Bláán’. Bláán, after whom Dunblane in Perthshire was named, appears in placenames in both Ireland and Scotland.English: from Middle English bleyne ‘inflamed swelling on the surface of the body’, possibly a nickname for a person suffering from boils or some form of inflamation of the skin.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Austin J Erickson - High School Years and Grandmother Isabella Allred

    Taken from The Life History of Austin J Erickson: "I attended North Sanpete High School at Mt. Pleasant, about 6 miles north of Spring City. We rode the bus to school. The bus was old fashioned. …

    Sources (25)

    • Isabelle Blaine in household of Isabelle Blaine, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Isabell Blain in entry for Sarah Eva Allred Erickson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Isabell Allred, "United States Census, 1930"

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