Affey Jane Nutter

14 January 1834–5 June 1863 (Age 29)
Brushy Fork, Ritchie, Virginia, United States

The Life of Affey Jane

When Affey Jane Nutter was born on 14 January 1834, in Brushy Fork, Ritchie, Virginia, United States, her father, Mathew N. Nutter Jr, was 48 and her mother, Affa Jane Webb, was 42. She married Benjamin Bassell Stout on 29 November 1858, in Harrison, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Harrison, Clay, Virginia, United States in 1850. She died on 5 June 1863, in Harrison, Virginia, United States, at the age of 29.

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Benjamin Bassell Stout
Affey Jane Nutter
Marriage: 29 November 1858
William Frank Stout

Spouse and Children

29 November 1858
Harrison, Virginia, United States


    William Frank Stout




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World Events (5)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

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

Age 10

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.

Age 12

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

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire):1. occupational name for a keeper of oxen, from an agent derivative of Middle English nowt ‘beast’, ‘ox’ (from Old Norse naut, a cognate of Old English nēat; compare Neat ). 2. occupational name for a scribe or clerk, from Middle English notere (Old English nōtere, from Latin notarius, an agent derivative of nota ‘mark’, ‘sign’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Affa Jane Nutter in household of Matthew Nutter, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Affa J Stout in household of Benjamin B Stout, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Effa Stout in entry for Baby Stout, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"

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