William Talmadge Armstrong

5 July 1784–2 March 1854 (Age 69)
Greenbriar, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States

The Life of William Talmadge

When William Talmadge Armstrong was born on 5 July 1784, in Greenbriar, Chesterfield, Virginia, United States, his father, Robert Armstrong Jr., was 60 and his mother, Sarah Jane Jameson, was 45. He married Justina Laforge on 11 July 1805, in Fleming, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Poplar Plains, Fleming, Kentucky, United States in 1820 and Elizaville, Fleming, Kentucky, United States in 1840. He registered for military service in 1814. He died on 2 March 1854, in Fleming, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Brick Union Cemetery, Flemingsburg, Fleming, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Talmadge Armstrong
Justina Laforge
Marriage: 11 July 1805
Lucinda Jane Armstrong
William Talmadge Armstrong
James Loudoun Armstrong
Talmadge J. Armstrong
John N. Armstrong
Lydia Armstrong
Nancy B. Armstrong

Spouse and Children

11 July 1805
Fleming, Kentucky, United States


    Lucinda Jane Armstrong


    James Loudoun Armstrong


    Talmadge J. Armstrong


    John N. Armstrong


    Lydia Armstrong


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 8

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains

Age 19

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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)

  • William Armstrong, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wile Armstrong, "United States Census, 1820"
  • William Armstrong, "United States Census, 1840"

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