Frederick Gibson Armstrong

17 January 1899–4 October 1978 (Age 79)
Dakota, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of Frederick Gibson

When Frederick Gibson Armstrong was born on 17 January 1899, in Dakota, Minnesota, United States, his father, William Keene Armstrong, was 23 and his mother, Caroline Amelia Gibson, was 24. He married Marie Raebert Hansen on 16 March 1922, in Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States. He lived in Helena, Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States in 1920 and San Francisco, California, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 4 October 1978, in Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Alameda, California, United States.

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Frederick Gibson Armstrong
Mary Salina Bennett
Marriage: 27 April 1925

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 1
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1902 · Montana Capital Building Completed
Age 3
Construction started on the Montana state capital in 1899. In 1902 the capital was completed.
Age 21
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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 (19)

  • Fred Armstrong, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
  • Fred G Armstrong, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fred G Armstrong, "United States Census, 1940"

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