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  • Ann Villines (1686 - 1758)
  • Anna “the elder” Armistead (1682 - 1754)
    Anna Lee [ January 5, 1675 birth date highly doubtful, as it was prior to her parents' marriage and when Mary Kendall was only fourteen] -October 1754 [no middle name - "Kendall" was another, short-liv...
  • Anne Walke (1699 - 1732)
    Anne Armistead 1699- Parents: William Armistead 1670-1711 and Anna Lee 1675-1754 Husband: Anthony Walke 1700- Child: Anthony Walke 1726 === GEDCOM Source ===@R-2144817076@ Public Member Trees Ancestry....
  • Anne Hunt (aft.1628 - 1679)
    Not the child of William Armistead
  • Anne Armistead (1608 - 1678)
    Parents seen as Joseph Ellis and Nancy Netherton Ellis without supporting evidence. ===Anne* Sex: F * Birth: 1615 in Giggeswick, Kirkdeighton, Yorkshire, England* Marriage 1 William Armistead b: 1610 i...

About the Armistead surname

French and English surname, Armistead comes from the Old French term ‘ermite’ and the Old English term ‘stede’ which refer to a hermit’s place. Variations in spelling for Armistead include Armstead, Armitstead, Olmstead, Armystead, Ormstead and Ampstead. In Cheshire, England is where the early Armistead families originated. From there they had been concentrated in Lancashire, Yorkshire, Northumberland, Durham and Cumberland counties. In Scotland most live in Kirkcudbrightshire and Midlothian counties. Within the United States Armistead families centered in Virginia, Tennessee, Alabama, Texas and Mississippi. Famous: Lewis Addison Armistead (a Brigadier General of the Confederate Army during the Civil War, killed in 1863), George Armistead (the military commander of Fort McHenry in Baltimore during the War of 1812) and Rex Armistead (a director in the 20th century working to cut organized crime in the U. S. southern states which were known as the Dixie Mafia).


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