Isaac W. DeVoe

Brief Life History of Isaac W.

When Isaac W. DeVoe was born on 11 February 1816, in Schaghticoke, Schaghticoke, Rensselaer, New York, United States, his father, William Devoe Jr, was 22 and his mother, Hannah Anthony, was 20. He married Caroline Kipp on 29 January 1846, in Brunswick, Brunswick, Rensselaer, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Stillwater, Stillwater, Saratoga, New York, United States in 1875 and Stevens Point, Portage, Wisconsin, United States in 1880. He died on 3 June 1890, in Plainfield, Waushara, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Plainfield Cemetery, Plainfield, Waushara, Wisconsin, United States.

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Isaac W. DeVoe
Caroline Kipp
Marriage: 29 January 1846
William J. Devoe

Sources (11)

  • Isaac Devoe, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Isaac Devoe, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Isaac Devce, "New York, Marriages, 1686-1980"

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


American settlers began mining the Wisconsin Territory in the early 1800's. The lead ore in the territory had largely been mined previously by American Indians. By 1829, nearly 4,000 miners had moved to Wisconsin Territory. The miners became known as badgers as they burrowed into hillsides for shelter. The name eventually represented the state and Wisconsin is now known as the Badger State. (Wisconsin Historical Society: Lead Mining in Southwestern Wisconsin)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Devaux or Deveau .

English (Middlesex): variant of Devo, itself a variant of Defoe in any of the possible senses and thus a possible cognate of 1 above and 3 below.

Americanized form of Swiss French Thévoz (see Defoe 1).

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

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