Isabel Berwick

1818–1900 (Age 82)
Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Isabel

When Isabel Berwick was born on 20 February 1818, in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Andrew Berwick, was 53 and her mother, Katharine Millar, was 56. She married William Orford in 1838. They were the parents of at least 6 daughters. She died on 5 May 1900, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isabel Berwick
1818–1900
William Orford
1816–1893
Marriage: 1838
Agnes Orford
1852–1862
Elizabeth Orford
1854–1862
Isabella Orford
1855–1932
Mary Orford
1857–1862
Jannette Orford
1860–1918
Louisa Emily Orford
1880–

Spouse & Children

  • Female1818–1900Female

  • William Orford

    Male1816–1893Male

MARRIAGE
1838
children

(6)

  • Agnes Orford

    Female1852–1862Female

  • Elizabeth Orford

    Female1854–1862Female

  • Isabella Orford

    Female1855–1932Female

  • Mary Orford

    Female1857–1862Female

  • Jannette Orford

    Female1860–1918Female

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1765–1832Male

  • Katharine Millar

    Female1762–1794Female

siblings

(3)

  • James Berwick

    Male1791–1851Male

  • Lilly Berwick

    Female1793–Female

  • Female1818–1900Female

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

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. 
1820 · """The """"Radical War""""."""

Age 2

The Scottish Insurrection was a week of strikes and unrest with demands for reform in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The economic downturn after the Napoleonic war ended, brought increasing unrest with the Artisan workers in Scotland, seeking action to reform the government. But the insurrection was largely forgotten about, as attention was focused on the better publicized Radical events in England.
1843 · The Disruption in the Church of Scotland

Age 25

The Disruption of 1843 was a division within the Church of Scotland, which 474 evangelical ministers of the Church broke away from the Church to form the Free Church of Scotland. They didn’t reject the principles of the Church of Scotland but were trying to establish a purer version of the Church without the King or Parliament being its head. It had huge effects not only within the Church of Scotland, but also with Scottish civic life.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from Berwick-on-Tweed, on the Northumbrian coast at the mouth of the Tweed river, a border town that regularly changed hands between the Scots and the English.2 English: variant of Barwick .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Issabella Orford in household of William Orford, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Isabel Berwick Orford, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Isabella Jane in entry for Isabella Eliza Orford, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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