Ulysses Armstrong

22 May 1839–3 December 1917 (Age 78)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Ulysses

When Ulysses Armstrong was born on 22 May 1839, in Ohio, United States, his father, James Armstrong, was 46 and his mother, Hannah Spheard, was 38. He married Mary Elisabeth Guilliams on 29 May 1859, in Daviess, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Iowa, United States in 1870 and Mahaska, Iowa, United States in 1905. He died on 3 December 1917, in Barnes City, Mahaska, Iowa, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Barnes City, Mahaska, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ulysses Armstrong
1839–1917
Mary Elisabeth Guilliams
1841–
Marriage: 29 May 1859
Irwin Armstrong
1859–
Twin Armstrong
1861–
Sarah Alice Armstrong
1862–1952
Twin Armstrong
1863–
Lenora L. Armstrong
1865–1903
Mary Eldora Armstrong
1867–1948
Jennie Mae Armstrong
1871–1943
Minnie Elisabeth Armstrong
1872–1959
John Edgar Armstrong
1875–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 May 1859
Daviess, Missouri, United States
children

(9)

    Irwin Armstrong

    Male1859–Male

    Twin Armstrong

    Male1861–Male

    Female1862–1952Female

    Twin Armstrong

    Male1863–Male

    Lenora L. Armstrong

    Female1865–1903Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1793–1865Male

    Hannah Spheard

    Female1801–1876Female

siblings

(5)

    John Armstrong

    Male1821–1880Male

    Salena Sylvia ARMSTRONG

    Female1832–1909Female

    Sarah C Armstrong

    Female1834–1923Female

    Male1839–1917Male

    Dorcus Armstrong

    Female1846–1919Female

World Events (8)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 7

Iowa is the 29th state.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 21

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

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)

  • Ulysses Armstrong, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Ulysses Armstrong, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • U Armstrong, "United States Census, 1870"

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