Isaac Newton Giffen

1843–1891 (Age 48)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Isaac Newton

When Isaac Newton Giffen was born in 1843, in Ohio, United States, his father, Matthew Griffith, was 34 and his mother, Lucinda Stewart, was 28. He married Arminda Viola Hackett on 27 June 1886, in Benton, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Mason, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Election Precinct 3 East Grand Plains, Chaves, New Mexico, United States in 1910. He died in 1891, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Edwards, Benton, Missouri, United States.

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Isaac Newton Giffen
Arminda Viola Hackett
Marriage: 27 June 1886
Mary Luna Giffen

Spouse & Children

27 June 1886
Benton, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 5

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

Age 17

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant spelling of Giffin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Newton Giffin in household of Matthew Giffin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Isaac N Giffin in household of Matthew Giffin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Isaac N Giffin, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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