James Alfred Isaacs

3 October 1869–17 January 1951 (Age 81)
Jefferson, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of James Alfred

When James Alfred Isaacs was born on 3 October 1869, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States, his father, Allen Morgan Isaacs, was 43 and his mother, Malinda Curtis Fields, was 40. He married Emma Jane Crumley on 15 November 1896, in Crumley Chapel, Jefferson, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Graysville, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Election Precinct 39, Jefferson, Alabama, United States for about 20 years. He died on 17 January 1951, in Fairfield, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States.

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James Alfred Isaacs
Emma Jane Crumley
Marriage: 15 November 1896
Mabel Hattie Isaacs
Thelma H Stahmer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 November 1896Crumley Chapel, Jefferson, Alabama, United States
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1871: Jefferson, Alabama, United States [Spreads across Jefferson and Shelby counties]
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 27
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 5380;2007: 10958; 2010: 14951)Jewish, English, and Dutch: patronymic from the Old Testament personal name Isaac . This surname is also established in South Africa. It is rare in the Netherlands.

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

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    Sources (14)

    • James Isaacs in household of Morgan Isaacs, "United States Census, 1880"
    • J A Isaacs, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
    • James Isaacs in entry for Thelma Isaacs Stahmer, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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