Dennis Eugene Armstrong

17 July 1868–10 April 1937 (Age 68)
Allegan, Michigan, United States

The Life of Dennis Eugene

When Dennis Eugene Armstrong was born on 17 July 1868, in Allegan, Michigan, United States, his father, James E. Armstrong, was 37 and his mother, Jane Rebecca "Jennie" Crawley, was 35. He married Lottie L. Northrup on 15 June 1893, in Hartford, Van Buren, Michigan, United States. He lived in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Jefferson Township, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1930. He died on 10 April 1937, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Andrews, Polk, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dennis Eugene Armstrong
Dora Ermina Bagley
Marriage: 11 September 1911
Ruth Emily Armstrong
Richard Dennis Armstrong
Ella Grace Armstrong

Spouse and Children

11 September 1911
Polk, Iowa, United States


    Ruth Emily Armstrong


    Richard Dennis Armstrong


    Ella Grace Armstrong


Parents and Siblings

    James E. Armstrong


    Jane Rebecca "Jennie" Crawley




    Ella Armstrong


    Viola Elizabeth Armstrong


    Mabel A. Armstrong


    William James Armstrong


    Della Rosa Adella Armstrong


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 11

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 19

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

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)

  • D E Armstrong, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Dennis E Armstrong, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dennis E Armstrong, "United States Census, 1920"

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