Isaac Wren


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Isaac Wren 1

  • Born: 1 Aug 1815, Keswick, Cumberland County, England
  • Marriage (1): Mary Jane Rice
  • Died: 31 Dec 1892, Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA at age 77
  • Buried: 2 Jan 1893, Oaklawn Cemetery

bullet  General Notes:

Isaac Wren,died Dec.31,1892

Author: Jean Briley Date: 5 Nov 1998 12:00 PM GMT

Surnames: WREN

Classification: Obituary

Isaac Wren, who had been livng with his son, James, in Steuben county, Indiana, was brougt to Sturgis, for burial, Monday. Mr. Wren was for many years a resident of this city, but went to live with his son after the death of his wife a few years ago. He was quite aged and was among the early settlers of this place. He had been in poor health for some time. Isaac Wren was born in Keswick, Cumberland County, England, Aug.1, 1815. He came to America in 1836, settling in Sturgis, where continued to reside up to the time stated. For 50 years he had been a member of the Baptist church and died full in the faith. He was buried in Oaklawn cemetery, Jan.2, Rev. Smallidge officating.

From the Sturgis paper of that time.

1850 Census MI St Joseph Sherman Pg 249


Mary Jane,27,F,OH



1860 Census MI St Joseph Burr Oak Image 190


Mary J.,36,F,OH



1870 Census MI St Joseph Sturgis Pg 320

Wren,Isaac,55,MW,Retired Farmer,ENG

Mary J,m46,FW,OH




1880 Census MI Saint Joseph Sturgis ED 202 Pg 489A

Wren,Isaac,head,MW,64,Retired Farmer,ENG,ENG,ENG


Cain B.,son,MW,7,MI,MI,?


More About ISAAC WREN:

Burial: 02 Jan 1893, Oaklawn Cemetery

Census 1: 1850, MI St Joseph Sherman Pg 249

Census 2: 1860, MI St Joseph Burr Oak Image 190

Census 3: 1870, MI St Joseph Sturgis Pg 320

Census 4: 1880, MI Saint Joseph Sturgis ED 202 Pg 489A


Isaac married Mary Jane Rice, daughter of Rosalvo Abalino Defargo Rice and Mary Ruamy Matilda Hanover Buck. (Mary Jane Rice was born about 1820 in Ohio, USA.)



1 Descendants of Rosalvo Abalino Defargo Rice (

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