Armstead Colvin

23 April 1807–25 April 1872 (Age 65)
Lincoln, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Armstead

When Armstead Colvin was born on 23 April 1807, in Lincoln, Kentucky, United States, his father, Joseph Colvin Jr, was 27 and his mother, Nancy Turner, was 19. He married Martha Leanna Wilson on 5 November 1827, in Lincoln, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Jackson Township, Washington, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Indiana, United States in 1870. He died on 25 April 1872, in Washington, Indiana, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Pierce Township, Washington, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Armstead Colvin
1807–1872
Martha Leanna Wilson
1809–1893
Marriage: 5 November 1827
Martha Jane Colvin
1829–1908
Narrity Colvin
Emily Jane Colvin
1833–1856
Mary Ann Colvin
1836–1904
Perlina Colvin
1837–1919
William Henry Harrison Colvin
1840–1920
John Colvin
1843–1871
Amanda M. Colvin
1846–1893
Susan Colvin
1848–1940
Winfield Scott Colvin
1851–1925
Emily J. Colvin
1856–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 November 1827
Lincoln, Kentucky, United States
children

(11)

    Martha Jane Colvin

    Female1829–1908Female

    Emily Jane Colvin

    Female1833–1856Female

    Mary Ann Colvin

    Female1836–1904Female

    Perlina Colvin

    Female1837–1919Female

    William Henry Harrison Colvin

    Male1840–1920Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Colvin Jr

    Male1780–1866Male

    Female1788–1865Female

siblings

(15)

    Turner Colvin

    Male1806–1874Male

    Male1807–1872Male

    Female1808–1887Female

    Female1810–1830Female

    Abner Colvin

    Male1811–1820Male

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 5

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 18

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Colville , probably reflecting a local pronunciation.

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

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Story Highlight

Armstead & Martha Leannah Wilson Colvin

Source: Some Descendants of Dr. Stephen and Mary Roundtree Turner Compiled by G. K. Trainor, Borden, Indiana (July 1993) Armstead Colvin born 23 April 1807 married Martha Leannah Wilson who was born …

Sources (3)

  • Armstard Calvin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Armstead Colvin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amstard Colvin, "United States Census, 1860"

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