Amanda Jane Flemings

Brief Life History of Amanda Jane

When Amanda Jane Flemings was born on 7 March 1833, in Virginia, United States, her father, William F. Fleming, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Blose, was 34. She married David Harrison Strickler on 12 October 1854, in Page, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Page, Virginia, United States in 1860. She died in October 1879, in Marksville, Page, Virginia, United States, at the age of 46.

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Family Time Line

David Harrison Strickler
1829–1865
Amanda Jane Flemings
1833–1879
Marriage: 12 October 1854
Marcellus Napoleon Bonaparte Strickler
1855–1931
Martha Gertrude Strickler
1856–
David Walter Strickler
1858–1942
Sarah Laura V. Strickler
1862–
Mary L. Strickler
1863–1865
Alice A. Strickler
1864–1932

Sources (16)

  • Amanda Strickler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amanda J. Fleming, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Amanda Fleming in entry for David Walter Strickler, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: plural form of Fleming .

Americanized form of Flemish Vleminckx: patronymic from Vleminck, an ethnic name for someone from Flanders, Middle Dutch vleminc.

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

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