Isaac Will

3 September 1910–29 December 1949 (Age 39)
Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Isaac

Isaac Will was born on 3 September 1910, in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. He had at least 1 son. He died on 29 December 1949, in Dundee, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 39.

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World Events (3)

1913 · Leith dockers strike 1913

Age 3

The Leith dockers strike was a strike that brought the town of Leith to a standstill after dock workers demanded an increase in pay, better working conditions, and shorter hours. The strike had an effect on the local community by not allowing trade to flow smoothly out of the docks. There totaled around 4,600 people a part of the strikes and riots but it ended near the middle of August with no demands met. since then two more strikes would happen at the same location, once in 1983 and, most recently, in 1989.
1914

Age 4

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1918

Age 8

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: from the medieval personal name Will, a short form of William , or from some other medieval personal names with this first element, for example Wilbert or Willard .2 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream, Middle English wille (from wiell(a), West Saxon form of Old English well(a) ‘spring’). The surname is found predominantly in the south and southwestern parts of the country.3 German: from a short form of any of the various Germanic personal names beginning with wil ‘will’, ‘desire’.

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

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