Elizabeth A. Isley

2 September 1796–15 December 1875 (Age 79)
Sullivan, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth A.

When Elizabeth A. Isley was born on 2 September 1796, in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States, her father, Philip Eisle, was 45 and her mother, Margaretha Coggins, was 43. She married Samuel Thomas on 4 June 1816, in Madison, Madison, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Macoupin, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Woodville Township, Greene, Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 15 December 1875, in Carrollton, Greene, Illinois, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Carrollton City Cemetery, Carrollton Township, Greene, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Thomas
Elizabeth A. Isley
Marriage: 4 June 1816
John Isley Thomas
Mary Ann Thomas
Nancy Thomas
William Meredith Thomas
Eliza Jane Thomas
Elizabeth Ann Thomas
Lewis Hamilton Thomas
Samuel Robert Thomas
Celia Thomas
Catharine Mariah Thomas
Matilda Ann Thomas
William D. Thomas
Catherine M Thomas
Henry D Thomas

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 June 1816Madison, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 4
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 7
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 23
    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. 

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, apparently in the east or south of England. There is no clear connection between the surname and Isley Walton in Leicestershire.Probably an altered form of German Isele, a variant of Eisele .

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Elizabeth Thomas in household of Samuel Thomas, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Elizabeth Isley in entry for Lewis Hamilton Thomas and Agnes Elizabeth Ball, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Elizabeth Thomas in household of Samuel Thomas, "United States Census, 1860"

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