Amaziah Armstrong

3 April 1785–15 May 1865 (Age 80)
Franklin, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Amaziah

When Amaziah Armstrong was born on 3 April 1785, in Franklin, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Isaiah Armstrong, was 28 and his mother, Artemisia Fillmore, was 21. He had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with Hannah Mariah Minor. He lived in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States in 1850 and Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut, United States in 1860. He died on 15 May 1865, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Amaziah Armstrong
1785–1865
Hannah Mariah Minor
1792–
Harriet Armstrong
1813–1892
Julia Eva Parker
Charles Minor Armstrong
1815–1891
Charlotte Armstrong
1826–
Lydia Ann Armstrong
1830–1866
Lyman Armstrong
1832–1914

Spouse and Children

    Male1785–1865Male

    Hannah Mariah Minor

    Female1792–Female

children

(6)

    Harriet Armstrong

    Female1813–1892Female

    Male1815–1891Male

    Charlotte Armstrong

    Female1826–Female

    Lydia Ann Armstrong

    Female1830–1866Female

    Lyman Armstrong

    Male1832–1914Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 3

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.
1808

Age 23

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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

Sources (3)

  • Amisa Armstrong, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Amasiah Armstrong, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Amasiah Armstrong, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"

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