James Eugene Armstrong

6 September 1921–18 November 1986 (Age 65)
Christian, Kentucky, United States

The Life of James Eugene

When James Eugene Armstrong was born on 6 September 1921, in Christian, Kentucky, United States, his father, Charles Alec Armstrong, was 38 and his mother, Josephene Harris, was 43. He had at least 2 sons with Lillie Mae Studt. He lived in Cheatham, Tennessee, United States in 1935 and Magisterial District 7, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 18 November 1986, in Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States.

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James Eugene Armstrong
Lillie Mae Studt
Clarence Wayne Armstrong
Houston Samuel Armstrong

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    Clarence Wayne Armstrong


    Houston Samuel Armstrong


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 10

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • James E Armstrong in household of Chrley A Armstrong, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Armstrong in entry for Houston Samuel Armstrong, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"
  • James Eugene Armstrong, "Find A Grave Index"

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