born April 1778–April 1779
in Adlington, Lancashire
Connexion between Isabella and stepdaughter Elizabeth is proved by presence of Elizabeth's son, Thomas, in Isabella's household in 1851, listed as Isabella's grandson.
Forename given as 'Isabel' at time of marriage.
1841: living with husband, son, and others on 'Common Land', near Makinson's. She is in the 60–64 age bracket, and is said to have been born in Lancashire.
1851: (surname spelt Mackinson) living with son and grandson on Adlington Common. Occupation is 'farmer of 20 acres'. Age is 72 and place of birth is Adlington.
There is a place (a farm presumably) marked as Makinson's on the 1849 1:10560 map of Lancashire and Furness, between Blackrod and Adlington. It appears to be called Goodman's Fold Farm nowadays.