Isabella Chalmers

about 1883–12 November 1953 (Age 70)
Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Isabella

When Isabella Chalmers was born about 1883, in Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, William Chalmers, was 32 and her mother, Annie Tully, was 31. She married John Thomas Jackson on 22 December 1905, in Laurieston, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 12 November 1953, in Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 70.

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John Thomas Jackson
Isabella Chalmers
Marriage: 22 December 1905
John Thomas Jackson
Isabella Jackson
William Chalmers Jackson
Annie Jackson

Spouse and Children

    John Thomas Jackson



22 December 1905
Laurieston, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom


    John Thomas Jackson


    Isabella Jackson


    William Chalmers Jackson


    Annie Jackson


Parents and Siblings


    Annie Tully




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World Events (8)


Age 1

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1885 · Creation of the Secretary of State for Scotland.

Age 2

The post of Secretary for Scotland was established in 1885 after the need arose after establishing different departments for the benefit of the communities.
1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 19

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Chambers . The -l- was originally an orthographic device to indicate the length of the vowel after assimilation of -mb- to -m(m)-.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Bella Chalmers in household of William Chalmers, "Scotland Census, 1891"
  • 1891 Scotland Census

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