Martin Vanburen Armstrong

10 November 1875–29 June 1953 (Age 77)
Warren, Indiana, United States

The Life of Martin Vanburen

When Martin Vanburen Armstrong was born on 10 November 1875, in Warren, Indiana, United States, his father, Martin VanBuren Armstrong, was 28 and his mother, Margaret Tharp, was 34. He married Mabel Goodrick on 4 July 1903, in West Lebanon, Pike Township, Warren, Indiana, United States. He lived in Steuben Township, Warren, Indiana, United States in 1880. He died on 29 June 1953, in Maplewood, Middle Township, Hendricks, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in West Lebanon, Pike Township, Warren, Indiana, United States.

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Martin Vanburen Armstrong
Mabel Goodrick
Marriage: 4 July 1903

Spouse and Children

4 July 1903
West Lebanon, Pike Township, Warren, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Martin VanBuren Armstrong


    Margaret Tharp




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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Van Buren Armstrong in household of Martin V Armstrong, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Vanburin Armstrong in household of Martin Armstrong, "United States Census, 1880"

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