Nicholas Armentrout

Brief Life History of Nicholas

When Nicholas Armentrout was born on 29 February 1836, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas Hamilton Armentrout, was 29 and his mother, Barbara Burkholder, was 23. He lived in Augusta Parish, Augusta, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Augusta, Virginia, United States in 1860. He died on 12 June 1864, at the age of 28, and was buried in Stuarts Draft, Augusta, Virginia, United States.

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Thomas Hamilton Armentrout
Barbara Burkholder
John Armentrout
Elizabeth Anna Armentrout
Nicholas Armentrout
Anna Eliza Armentrout
Amanda Catherine Armentrout
Jacob Christian Armentrout
Mary Frances Armentrout
Hattie Virginia Armentrout
George Washington Armentrout
Florence L. Armentrout

Sources (3)

  • Nicholas A*Eut*Out in household of Thomas A*Eut*Out, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nicholas Armentrout, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Nicholas Armentrout in household of Thomas Armentrout, "United States Census, 1860"

World Events (4)

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.


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

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Ermentraut . Compare Armantrout and Armintrout .

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

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