Louise Armstrong

2 August 1908–10 November 1993 (Age 85)
Brownington, Henry, Missouri, United States

The Life of Louise

When Louise Armstrong was born on 2 August 1908, in Brownington, Henry, Missouri, United States, her father, Frank Vernon Armstrong, was 41 and her mother, Cora Lee Smith, was 33. She married Floyd Henry Stevens on 4 April 1925, in Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Aurora, Hamilton, Nebraska, United States in 1936. She died on 10 November 1993, in Hereford, Deaf Smith, Texas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Denver, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Floyd Henry Stevens
1904–1968
Louise Armstrong
1908–1993
Marriage: 4 April 1925
Ralph Vernon Stevens
1926–
Warren Lewis Stevens
1927–2012
Lowell Stevens
1931–

Spouse and Children

    Floyd Henry Stevens

    Male1904–1968Male

    Female1908–1993Female

MARRIAGE
4 April 1925
Iowa, United States
children

(3)

    Ralph Vernon Stevens

    Male1926–Male

    Warren Lewis Stevens

    Male1927–2012Male

    Lowell Stevens

    Male1931–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 1

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.
1931

Age 23

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Louise Armstrong, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Louise Stevens in household of Floyd Stevens, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leza Armstrong in household of Frank V Armstrong, "United States Census, 1920"

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