Nancy Arminda Angeline Chewning

1 March 1832–21 January 1883 (Age 50)
Americus, Sumter, Georgia, United States

The Life of Nancy Arminda Angeline

When Nancy Arminda Angeline Chewning was born on 1 March 1832, in Americus, Sumter, Georgia, United States, her father, Ambrose Chewning, was 35 and her mother, Lucy Ann Gaddy, was 25. She married John Thomas Payton on 31 December 1848, in DeKalb, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in District 646, Coweta, Georgia, United States in 1870 and District 1143, Haralson, Georgia, United States in 1880. She died on 21 January 1883, in Buchanan, Haralson, Georgia, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in DeKalb, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Thomas Payton
Nancy Arminda Angeline Chewning
Marriage: 31 December 1848
George Thomas Payton
William Riley Peyton
Christopher Columbus Payton
John Shelton Peyton
Louisiana Peyton
Willis Jordan Peyton

Spouse and Children

31 December 1848
DeKalb, Georgia, United States


    George Thomas Payton


    William Riley Peyton


    Christopher Columbus Payton


    John Shelton Peyton


    Louisiana Peyton


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Ambrose Chewning


    Lucy Ann Gaddy




    David Chewning


    George Washington Chewning


    Levi Chewning


    Thomas Edison Chewning



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1835 · Treaty of New Echota

Age 3

A minority group of Cherokees including John Ridge, Major Ridge, Elias Boudinot, and Stand Waite, signed the Treaty of New Echota which ceded all Cherokee territory east of the Mississippi in exchange for five million dollars. The majority of Cherokees did not agree and 16,000 Cherokee signatures were gathered to protest the treaty. Boudinot and both Ridges were killed several years later by angry Cherokees for signing the treaty.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 14

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

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schoening .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arminda Payton in household of John Payton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy A Chewning in household of Ambros Chewning, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Arminda Payton in household of John Payton, "United States Census, 1880"

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