Isaac C Yocum

1860–17 February 1880 (Age 20)
Johnsonville, Wayne, Illinois, United States

The Life of Isaac C

When Isaac C Yocum was born in 1860, in Johnsonville, Wayne, Illinois, United States, his father, Philip Yocum, was 37 and his mother, Marguerite Randolph, was 34. He lived in Wayne, Kane, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Illinois, United States in 1870. He died on 17 February 1880, in Flora, Clay, Illinois, United States, at the age of 20, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Flora, Clay, Illinois, United States.

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Philip Yocum
Marguerite Randolph
Lafayette Yocum
Isaac C Yocum
Sarah Vilenda Yocum
Martha Ann Yocum

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World Events (8)

1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

Age 1

Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 6

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Joachim .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Isaac Yokum in household of Philip Yokum, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Isaac C Yocum in household of Philip Yocum, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Isaac C Yocum, "Illinois Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880"

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