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Isaac Merritt Singer
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Isaac Merritt Singer

inventor of the Singer Sewing Machine and Founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company
Isaac Merritt Singer

Isaac Merritt Singer

Age

63

Born

22 Oct 1811

Died

23 Jul 1875

Isaac Merritt Singer Bio Details

Full name

Isaac Merritt Singer

Gender

Male

Age

63

Date of birth

22 Oct 1811

Birth place

Pittstown, New York, U.S.A.

Date of death:

23 Jul 1875

Place of death

Paignton, Devon, England

Cause of death

An infection of the heart and inflammation of the windpipe

Occupations

Inventor

Mechanic

Entrepreneur

Actor (1826 - 1836)

Isaac the Player

As a teenager Singer formed a travelling theatre group - The Merritt Players - and toured the USA for nearly ten years until he went broke and had to disband the group.  His famed promiscuity during this period led to the birth of around 18 illegitimate children.

Isaac Merritt Singer Siblings

Elizabeth Singer

Sister

Partners of 
Isaac Merritt Singer

Isabelle Eugene Singer

Married

6 children together

13 Jun 1863

Mary Ann Sponsler

Common Law Marriage

5 children together

from 1836

Catharine Singer

Divorced

2 children together

married 1830
divorce 1860

Mary McGonigal

Relationship

5 children together

Mary Eastwood Merritt

Relationship

1 child together

Isaac Merritt Singer Children

Isaac Merritt Singer Partner(s) Other Children

Ruth Matthews

deceased
with Mary McGonigal

Clara Matthews

deceased
with Mary McGonigal

Florence Matthews

deceased
with Mary McGonigal

Margaret Matthews

deceased
with Mary McGonigal

William Adam Singer

born 1834, died 1914, age 80 (approx.)
with Catharine Singer

Isaac Augustus Singer

born 1837, died 1902, age 65
with Mary Ann Sponsler

Lillian C. Singer

born 1841, died 1912, age 71 (approx.)
with Catharine Singer

Jasper H. Singer

born 1846, died 1922, age 76
with Mary Ann Sponsler

Olive Whitlock

born 1848, died 1900, age 51
with Mary Ann Sponsler

Alice Eastwood LaGrove

born 1852, died 1890, age 38 (approx.)
with Mary Eastwood Merritt

Julia Ann Herz

born 1855, died 1923, age 67
with Mary Ann Sponsler

Caroline Virginia Foster

born 1857, died 1896, age 38 (approx.)
with Mary Ann Sponsler

Charles Alexander Mathews

born 1859, died 1883, age 24
with Mary McGonigal

Sir Adam Mortimer Singer

born 1863, died 1929, age 65
with Isabelle Eugene Singer

Winnaretta Eugenie De Polignac

born 1865, died 1943, age 78
with Isabelle Eugene Singer

Washington Grant Singer

born 1866, died 1934, age 68
with Isabelle Eugene Singer

Paris Eugene Singer

born 1867, died 1942, age 74
with Isabelle Eugene Singer

Isabelle Blanche Singer

born 1869, died 1896, age 27 (approx.)
with Isabelle Eugene Singer

Franklin Morse Singer

born 1870, died 1939, age 69 (approx.)
with Isabelle Eugene Singer

Trivia

Height

6 ft 4 ins

Isaac Merritt Singer Family

Isaac Merritt Singer's parents:

Isaac Merritt Singer's father was Adam Singer Isaac Merritt Singer's mother was Ruth Singer


Isaac Merritt Singer's children:

Isaac Merritt Singer's daughter was Ruth Matthews Isaac Merritt Singer's daughter was Clara Matthews Isaac Merritt Singer's daughter was Florence Matthews Isaac Merritt Singer's daughter was Margaret Matthews Isaac Merritt Singer's son was William Adam Singer Isaac Merritt Singer's son was Isaac Augustus Singer Isaac Merritt Singer's daughter was Lillian C. Singer Isaac Merritt Singer's son was Jasper H. Singer Isaac Merritt Singer's daughter was Olive Whitlock Isaac Merritt Singer's daughter was Alice Eastwood LaGrove Isaac Merritt Singer's daughter was Julia Ann Herz Isaac Merritt Singer's daughter was Caroline Virginia Foster Isaac Merritt Singer's son was Charles Alexander Mathews Isaac Merritt Singer's son was Sir Adam Mortimer Singer Isaac Merritt Singer's daughter was Winnaretta Eugenie De Polignac Isaac Merritt Singer's son was Washington Grant Singer Isaac Merritt Singer's son was Paris Eugene Singer Isaac Merritt Singer's daughter was Isabelle Blanche Singer Isaac Merritt Singer's son was Franklin Morse Singer


Isaac Merritt Singer's current partners:

Isaac Merritt Singer's wife was Isabelle Eugene Singer Isaac Merritt Singer had a relationship with Mary McGonigal Isaac Merritt Singer had a relationship with Mary Eastwood Merritt


Isaac Merritt Singer's former partners:

Isaac Merritt Singer's former wife was Mary Ann Sponsler Isaac Merritt Singer's former wife was Catharine Singer


Isaac Merritt Singer's siblings:

Isaac Merritt Singer's sister was Elizabeth Singer


Isaac Merritt Singer's grandparents:

Isaac Merritt Singer's grandfather was Joel Benson Isaac Merritt Singer's grandmother was Mary Benson


Isaac Merritt Singer's great grandparents:

Isaac Merritt Singer's great grandfather was William Benson Isaac Merritt Singer's great grandmother was Elizabeth Benson   Isaac Merritt Singer's great great grandfather was William Benson Isaac Merritt Singer's great great grandmother was Elizabeth Benson   Isaac Merritt Singer's 3x great grandfather was John Benson Isaac Merritt Singer's 3x great grandmother was Elizabeth Benson   Isaac Merritt Singer's 4x great grandfather was John Binson Isaac Merritt Singer's 4x great grandmother was Marah Binson


Isaac Merritt Singer's grandchildren:

Isaac Merritt Singer's granddaughter was Daisy Fellowes Isaac Merritt Singer's granddaughter was Florence I. Singer Isaac Merritt Singer's granddaughter was Jennie Winnarette Wilson Isaac Merritt Singer's granddaughter was Josephine Blanche Chambers Isaac Merritt Singer's grandson was Charlie Whitlock Isaac Merritt Singer's grandson was Herbert Montrose Singer Isaac Merritt Singer's grandson was Cecil Mortimer Singer Isaac Merritt Singer's granddaughter was Etheleen Winnaretta Singer Isaac Merritt Singer's grandson was Paris Graham Singer Isaac Merritt Singer's grandson was George Farquhar Singer Isaac Merritt Singer's grandson was Patrick Singer Isaac Merritt Singer's grandson was Louis Decazes De Glücksbierg


Isaac Merritt Singer's great grandchildren:

Isaac Merritt Singer's great granddaughter was Janet Winnaretta Brewer Isaac Merritt Singer's great grandson was Robert Augustus Chambers Isaac Merritt Singer's great granddaughter was Marie Decazes De Glücksbierg Isaac Merritt Singer's great granddaughter was Ermeline De Broglie Et Du Saint-Empire Isaac Merritt Singer's great granddaughter was Isabelle De Broglie Et Du Saint-Empire Isaac Merritt Singer's great granddaughter was Jacqueline De Broglie Et Du Saint-Empire Isaac Merritt Singer's great granddaughter is Rosamond Daisy Fellowes   Isaac Merritt Singer's great great granddaughter is Janet Klein Isaac Merritt Singer's great great grandson is James Reginald Gladstone Isaac Merritt Singer's great great granddaughter is Diana Wiszniewska   Isaac Merritt Singer's 3x great grandson is Alexander Gladstone Isaac Merritt Singer's 3x great grandson is Benedict Hugh Gladstone Isaac Merritt Singer's 3x great granddaughter is Jennie Marguerite Shaw Isaac Merritt Singer's 3x great grandson is James Robert Shaw


Isaac Merritt Singer's in laws:

Isaac Merritt Singer's daughter in law was Sarah Augusta Singer Isaac Merritt Singer's daughter in law was Sarah Jane Singer Isaac Merritt Singer's son in law was Sturges Selleck Whitlock Isaac Merritt Singer's son in law was Martin J. Herz Isaac Merritt Singer's son in law was Augustus C. Foster Isaac Merritt Singer's daughter in law was Aline Singer Isaac Merritt Singer's son in law was Edmond De Polignac Isaac Merritt Singer's daughter in law was Anne Charlotte Singer Isaac Merritt Singer's son in law was Jean, III Duc Decazes Et De Glücksberg


Isaac Merritt Singer's former in laws:

Isaac Merritt Singer's former son in law was Frank Bangs Isaac Merritt Singer's former son in law was W. A. P. LaGrove Isaac Merritt Singer's former daughter in law was Mary Singer Isaac Merritt Singer's former daughter in law was Lillie Singer