James Isaac England

Brief Life History of James Isaac

When James Isaac England was born on 6 December 1846, in Oregon, Holt, Missouri, United States, his father, John England, was 26 and his mother, Mary Hurst, was 28. He married Sarah Elizabeth Stover about 1878, in Randolph, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Oregon, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Lynn Township, Oregon, Missouri, United States in 1860. He died on 27 April 1899, in Fulton, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Bronaugh Cemetery, Woodland Hills, Fulton, Arkansas, United States.

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James Isaac England
Sarah Elizabeth Stover
Marriage: about 1878
Phoebe England
Samuel Nelson England
Lenora Emily England
John Wesley England
George Washington England
Cora Esther England
Edith England
Willie England
Everett Walker England

Sources (5)

  • Isaac England in household of John England, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Isaac England, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Isaac England in entry for Samuel England, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

World Events (6)


Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Middle English Engelond ‘England’. It was probably a formal alternative to English , which is also well evidenced as a surname in England. These names may have been acquired by English landowners who moved in Norman social circles or who lived in a neighbouring country (Scotland, Wales, or Ireland), or by English merchants who traded abroad.

Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads so named, from Old Norse eng ‘meadow’ + land ‘land’.

Swedish: ornamental name with the same meaning as 2.

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

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