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Matilda Cecilia Lee "Cecelia" Love Armistead
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Birth: Oct. 29, 1823
Culpeper
Culpeper County
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 1850
Mobile
Mobile County
Alabama, USA

Cecelia was the daughter of Richard H. Love and Eliza Matilda (Lee) Love. She was of the aristocratic Lee family of Virginia.

She was the first wife of Lewis Armistead, who would go on to become famous as the Confederate general in the Battle of Gettysburg.

She was the mother of two children: Walker Keith and Flora Lee Armistead.

By 1850 the Armistead family was stationed at Jefferson Barricks in Missouri, when little Flora died in April. From unknown cause Cecelia passed away on 12 December 1850. Cecelia was ill, with quite probably T.B., as it was a very prevalent sickness during that era.




 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Richard Hendley Love (1786 - 1832)
  Eliza Matilda Lee Love (1790 - 1875)
 
 Spouse:
  Lewis Addison Armistead (1817 - 1863)
 
 Children:
  Walker Keith Armistead (1844 - 1896)*
 
 Siblings:
  Flora Lee Love Johnson (1817 - 1901)*
  John Love (1820 - 1881)*
  Matilda Cecilia Lee Love Armistead (1823 - 1850)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: cemtery unknown
 
Created by: charlott jones
Record added: Oct 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99091023
 


- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: Mar. 21, 2015
Cecelia, your memory lives on. Rest in God's care.
- LuWanda Cockrell
 Added: Mar. 11, 2015

- PML
 Added: Jan. 6, 2014
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