Josephine R. Armstrong

about 1858–
Boon Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States

The Life of Josephine R.

When Josephine R. Armstrong was born about 1858, in Boon Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States, her father, Clayton W. Armstrong, was 37 and her mother, Olive Lee, was 25. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Clayton W. Armstrong
1821–
Olive Lee
1833–
Lilly Dale Armstrong
1854–1920
Wilhelmine Armstrong
1856–
Josephine R. Armstrong
1858–
Willie A. Armstrong
1860–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 5

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 32

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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 (1)

  • Josephine R Armstrong in household of Clayton W Armstrong, "United States Census, 1870"

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