Leslie Paul Armstrong

22 June 1921–24 October 2011 (Age 90)
Cogswell, Rowan, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Leslie Paul

When Leslie Paul Armstrong was born on 22 June 1921, in Cogswell, Rowan, Kentucky, United States, his father, Richmond Thomas Armstrong, was 19 and his mother, Margaret Mae Gregory, was 20. He lived in Magisterial District 1 Morehead, Rowan, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 24 October 2011, in Morehead, Rowan, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Brown Cemetery, Morehead, Rowan, Kentucky, United States.

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Richmond Thomas Armstrong
Margaret Mae Gregory
Clester L Armstrong
Leslie Paul Armstrong
Arlie Wathan Armstrong
Freida Louise 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.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 5

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 24

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

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)

  • Leslie P Armstrong in household of Richard Armstrong, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leslie P Armstrong in household of Richmond T Armstrong, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pete Armstrong, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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