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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Amaziah Armstrong
Hannah Mariah Minor
Harriet Armstrong
Julia Eva Parker
Charles Minor Armstrong
Charlotte Armstrong
Lydia Ann Armstrong
Lyman Armstrong

Spouse and Children


    Hannah Mariah Minor




    Harriet Armstrong



    Charlotte Armstrong


    Lydia Ann Armstrong


    Lyman Armstrong


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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.

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.

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Sources (3)

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

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