Amanda M. Fleming

28 January 1806–20 December 1890 (Age 84)
Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Amanda M.

When Amanda M. Fleming was born on 28 January 1806, in Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, United States, her father, Thomas Fleming, was 29 and her mother, Anna Wood, was 17. She married Benjamin Fleming in 1828, in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Marion, Virginia, United States in 1850 and District 4, Mason, Virginia, United States in 1860. She died on 20 December 1890, in Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, United States.

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Benjamin Fleming
Amanda M. Fleming
Marriage: 1828
Frederick H. Fleming
Mary Malinda Fleming
Frederick Harmer Fleming
Edward Stephenson Fleming
Thurston Worth Fleming

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Monongalia, West Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 6

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 24

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 English: ethnic name for someone from Flanders. In the Middle Ages there was considerable commercial intercourse between England and the Netherlands, particularly in the wool trade, and many Flemish weavers and dyers settled in England. The word reflects a Norman French form of Old French flamenc, from the stem flam- + the Germanic suffix -ing. The surname is also common in south and east Scotland and in Ireland, where it is sometimes found in the Gaelicized form Pléimeann.2 German: variant of Flemming , cognate with 1.

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

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  • Amanda Fleming in household of Benjamin Fleming, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amanda Fleming in household of Benjamin Fleming, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Amanda Fleming in household of Benjamin Fleming, "United States Census, 1850"

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