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Armstrongs from Pike County, PA 1 Reply

Started by Amy Gillett. Last reply by Marian L. Young Mar 23, 2015.

canaden armstrongs

Started by john armstrong Oct 7, 2013.

Armstrong descendants from Cornwall, England

Started by Tania Hadlow May 10, 2013.

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Comment by john armstrong on October 7, 2013 at 9:19am

hi my armstrongs are from simcoe co. ontario canada who marred in to the muir and the perry

Comment by Jeff McBride on October 7, 2013 at 7:18am

Alexander McBride - Mary Armstrong Family Bible

A Wreath of Human Hair, approx 1 3/4" in
diameter with a blue ribbon tied into a bow
was found located at:
-- I Chronicles * Chap 11 Ver 3 - Chap 13 Ver 7
The Author is assuming the Wreath of Hair
is that of the Mother - Mary (Polly) Armstrong
 
It was Tradition for people to put a Wreath made
of Hair from the Mother in the Family Bible.
 
What a nice Tradition - perhaps still true today.
 
As stated previously, It is unknown why these
items were placed where they still remain.
This, of course, can not be confirmed.
Truly, Only God knows for sure.
Comment by Maria Armstrong on October 3, 2011 at 8:03am

Hello Everybody!

If any one could help me with some more information on James Armstrong Of Australia.

. James Armstrong, son of Alexander A. Armstrong and Jean Cunningham, was born in 1810 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland and died on March 21, 1867 in Greigs Flat near Pambula, NSW at age 57. James and Elizabeth came to Australia as Bounty Immigrants arriving on the "Formosa" on 20 May 1839. The Commercial Journal reported that the Formosa arrived "from Liverpool via the Cape of Good Hope, same day, left the 18th January, and the latter 2nd April, the ship Formosa , 535 tons, Captain Alexander Adams, with 250 Emigrants under the Surgeon-Supertendence Dunca n Campbell, Esq."


• He immigrated on January 18, 1839 to Australia, on board the vessel "Formosa".

Thank you !

Comment by Jennifer Zinck on May 5, 2011 at 6:21pm
Update - After seeing Jill Stepp Johnston's post, I had a renewed interest in looking at my Armstrong line.  I had a strong suspicion that there would be a match.  I reviewed documentation and was able to determine that my Charles F.G.'s father was George Troop Armstrong, brother to Jill's Charles Ansley Armstrong.  George Troop Armstrong is a son of Francis Armstrong.
Comment by Jennifer Zinck on May 1, 2011 at 5:46pm

My earliest known Armstrong ancestor was Charles Francis Gray Armstrong, possibly born Boston c. 1871, who married Flora Mae MacNelly (McNelly/McNally) in Weymouth, Nova Scotia 28 February 1894.  They had sons George Wallace, Charles Fernald Anson, and Edmund Dwight in Boston, MA and then daughters Florence and Helen in New Brunswick.

Comment by Arthur Haynes on September 6, 2010 at 6:45pm
Looking for info. on Armstrong family from RI. Green K. Armstrong b1825 in RI,
d1916 in FL. Have no data prior to Green.
Comment by john armstrong on June 4, 2010 at 4:37pm
wish you luck been looking for the father of my William Armstrong bron in Quebec in 1826 his name is Samuel Armstrong bron ///
Comment by Spirit Baker on June 4, 2010 at 5:30am
I am looking for William Armstrong also WM Armstrong b 1815, married to Frances b 1827, all but one piece of info states she is also from N Ireland. Frances may have also been called Fannie.
I have some hints but nothing strong.
William had John b 1848 RI, I Newport, later moved to Cranston RI.
Other children: Annie P b 1866, Frank H b 1868, Geo (George) E b 1870
Family later moved to Suffolk County, MA
John married Lillie, used several different spellings, Children are: Addie E b 1872, Frederic Ernest, later became Sr, b 1878 MA
John was in the Civil War, first when 16 with MA 9th Company May 1864 then re-enlisted MA 61st Infantry Oct 1864
Frederic Ernest b 1888, married and divorced Ariel b 1896 Canada, had Frederic Ernest b MA, occ used Jr
Frederic E b 1919 (Chelsea) Suffolk, MA, married Theda, their children: Holly, June and Linda, all b in MA
I hope someone has info on how I can find info in N Ireland. I don't have any pay sites.
Thank you
Comment by Jacob Armstrong on May 26, 2010 at 12:27pm
I am searching on any information about James T Armstrong, the Rough Rider, for Theodore Roosevelt. He was married to a Mary Elizabeth Fuller, and Parents are John Armstong and Nannie Standifer. Any other information would be great.
Comment by Nicci Hartland on April 24, 2010 at 11:09am
Looking for ARMSTRONG family members in Bedfordshire England
 

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