Joseph Henry Armstrong

27 October 1850–8 April 1933 (Age 82)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph Henry

When Joseph Henry Armstrong was born on 27 October 1850, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William R Armstrong, was 45 and his mother, Catherine Craddock, was 31. He married Alice Tomlinson on 7 April 1871. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and American Fork Ward 4, Utah, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 8 April 1933, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Henry Armstrong
Alice Tomlinson
Marriage: 7 April 1871
Sabina Armstrong
Julia Armstrong
Joseph Armstrong
Jane Armstrong
Frank Ellis Armstrong

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  • Marriage
    7 April 1871
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway
    Age 4
    Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 22
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish (mainly Northumberland and the Scottish Borders): nickname from Middle English arm + strang, for someone who was ‘strong in the arm’.Irish (Ulster): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Labhradha Tréan ‘strong O'Lavery’ or Mac Thréinfhir, literally ‘son of the strong man’.History: This surname was brought to PA, NJ, and NH in the 18th century by several different families of northern Irish and northern English Protestants. One such was James Armstrong, who emigrated from Fermanagh to Cumberland County, PA, in 1745; another was John Armstrong (1720–95), who settled in Carlisle, PA, c. 1748.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (26)

    • Joseph Armstrong in household of Wm Armstrong, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Joseph Armstrong in entry for Alice Tomlison Armstrong, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Joseph Armstrong in household of William Armstrong, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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