Nancy Armstrong

11 April 1786–13 December 1834 (Age 48)
Greenbrier, Virginia, United States

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Armstrong was born on 11 April 1786, in Greenbrier, Virginia, United States, her father, Robert Armstrong Jr., was 62 and her mother, Jane Jameson, was 47. She married Joseph Cross Belt on 5 January 1803, in Fleming, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 13 December 1834, in Fleming, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Stockton Graveyard, Flemingsburg, Fleming, Kentucky, United States.

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Joseph Cross Belt
Nancy Armstrong
Marriage: 5 January 1803
Alfred Metcalf Belt
George Clinton Belt
Jane A Belt

Spouse and Children

5 January 1803
Fleming, Kentucky, United States


    Alfred Metcalf Belt


    George Clinton Belt


    Jane A Belt


Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 1

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 2

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 14

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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 (2)

  • Nancy Ann Armstrong Belt, "Find A Grave Index"
  • 1810 Armstrong, Robert - Will from Fleming County Kentucky Probate records

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