John Armstrong

about 1820–
Upper Granville, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life Summary of John

When John Armstrong was born about 1820, in Upper Granville, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Francis Armstrong, was 29 and his mother, Nancy Hutton, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Francis Armstrong
1791–1864
Nancy Hutton
1793–1819
James Armstrong
1789–1829
George Armstrong
1792–1863
Francis Armstrong
1817–1825
Robert Armstrong
1818–
John Armstrong
1820–
Jane Armstrong
1819–1898

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1871
Age 51
British Columbia joins the confederation.
1909 · First Canadian Flight
Age 89
The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.
1921 · Racing Schooner Launched
Age 101
The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.

Name Meaning

1 English (common in Northumberland and the Scottish Borders): Middle English nickname for someone who was strong in the arm.2 Irish: adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Labhradha Tréan ‘strong O’Lavery’ or Mac Thréinfhir, literally ‘son of the strong man’, both from Ulster.

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

Possible Related Names

Armstong
Brace
Lavery

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