Charles R Armstrong MD

Brief Life History of Charles R

When Charles R Armstrong MD was born on 25 September 1886, in Mount Union, Washington Township, Stark, Ohio, United States, his father, Theodore Armstrong, was 38 and his mother, Emma Maria Bertolette, was 36. He married Elizabeth Alberta Rich on 21 June 1920, in Guernsey, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Washington, District of Columbia, United States for about 17 years and Chevy Chase, Montgomery, Maryland, United States in 1967. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 22 June 1967, in Bethesda, Montgomery, Maryland, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Senecaville Cemetery, Senecaville, Richland Township, Guernsey, Ohio, United States.

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Charles R Armstrong MD
Elizabeth Alberta Rich
Marriage: 21 June 1920
Mary Emma Armstrong

Sources (18)

  • Charles Armstrong in household of Theadore Armstrong, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Chas. R. Armstrong, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Charles Armstrong, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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World Events (8)

1887 · Monotype Type-Casting Machine

June 7, 1887, Tolbert Lanston patented his Monotype machine. It typed individual characters instead of lines like the Linotype machine.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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.

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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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