John Armstrong

17 January 1783–5 April 1853 (Age 70)
Hagbourne, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Armstrong was born on 17 January 1783, in Hagbourne, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Armstrong, was 27 and his mother, Mary Bedwin, was 22. He died on 5 April 1853, in Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 70, and was buried in Hagbourne, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Robert Armstrong
1756–1800
Mary Bedwin
1760–1823
Christian Armstrong
1779–1845
Elizabeth Armstrong
1780–1865
John Armstrong
1783–1853
Isabell Armstrong
1786–
William Armstrong
1788–1852
Mathew Armstrong
1790–1835
Anne Armstrong
1792–1849
Mary Armstrong
1794–1834
Martha Armstrong
1797–1862
Robert Armstrong
1799–1864
Jane Armstrong
1801–1858

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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 18

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 25

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 32

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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)

  • John Armstrong, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Armstrong, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Armstrong - Church record: birth: 17 January 1783; Hagbourne, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

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