Mary Margaret Armstrong

17 March 1760–after 2 March 1818 (Age 57)
Augusta, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Margaret

Mary Margaret Armstrong was born on 17 March 1760, in Augusta, Virginia, United States as the daughter of John C. Armstrong. She married John Lapsley on 13 December 1778, in Botetourt, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She died after 2 March 1818, in Garrard, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Garrard, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Lapsley
1753–1816
Mary Margaret Armstrong
1760–1818
Marriage: 13 December 1778
Joseph B Lapsley
1779–1823
Priscilla Katherine Lapsley
1781–1842
John Armstrong Lapsley
1783–1859
James Finley Lapsley
1786–1819
Samuel Lapsley
1789–1821
Sarah Woods Lapsley
1791–1835
William Campbell Lapsley
1793–1843
Mary
1796–
Robert Armstrong Lapsley
1798–1872
Harvey Lapsley
1800–
Mary W Lapsley
1800–1853
Margaret Lapsley
1802–1875

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 December 1778
Botetourt, Virginia, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 16

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 20

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1791

Age 31

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Mary Armstrong, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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