Isabella Ann Tosh

Brief Life History of Isabella Ann

When Isabella Ann Tosh was born in June 1823, in Cecil, Maryland, United States, her father, William James Tosh, was 38 and her mother, Eleanor Nesbitt, was 36. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Joseph Burton Fryer. She lived in District 6, Cecil, Maryland, United States in 1870. She died in 1906, in Rising Sun, Cecil, Maryland, United States, at the age of 83.

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Joseph Burton Fryer
Isabella Ann Tosh
William Thomas Fryer
Samuel D. Fryer
Margaret Jane Fryer

Sources (3)

  • Isabella Fryer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Isabella Fryer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Isabella Fryer in household of Jos. B. Fryer, "United States Census, 1880"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Scottish (central and eastern): shortened form of McIntosh , which is also established in Antrim and Derry, Ireland.

Americanized form of German Tosch , in part of Sorbian origin.

Americanized form of Slovenian Toš: from an old shortened form of the personal name Tomaž (see Thomas ). Compare Tush .

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

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