Family Group Sheet for the Elijah William ARMSTRONG Family

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Husband: Elijah William ARMSTRONG (1,2)
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   Birthdate: 1 Dec 1824 - Callaway, Missouri, USA (3,4)
  Death date: 10 Aug 1907 - War Eagle Township, Benton Co, Arkansas
      Buried: Aug 1907 - Grimes Cemetery, Rogers, Benton, Arkansas, USA
      Father: Solomon William ARMSTRONG (1790-1879) (5)
      Mother: Ann DOSS (1793-Bef 1870) (6)
    Marriage: Abt 1850                      Place: Benton, Arkansas, USA (7)
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Other Spouse: Sarah Elizabeth MORGAN (1830-1844)  Date: Abt 1841
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Other Spouse: Nancy Ann MORGAN (1836-    ) (4,8)
              Date: 28 Oct 1875 - Benton, Arkansas, USA (9)
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Other Spouse: Mary Jane McQUISTION (1846-1923) (3,10)
              Date: 1 Apr 1888 - Benton, Arkansas, USA (3,11)
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Events
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      1. Elijah appeared on the Federal census on 2 Dec 1850 in Benton,
      Arkansas, USA. 1850 Benton Co, AR, Sugar Creek Tnsp, pg 84, #520
      Elijah Armstrong   27 M    none   Mo
      Darcus             27 F           Il
      Amanda              7 F           Ark
      Wm                  5 M           Ark
      
      He was living next to George and Mary Ford, probably the parents of his
      son-in-law, Benjamin. Amanda and William Huckaby are Darcus' children.

      2. Elijah appeared on the Federal census on 12 Jun 1860 in Benton,
      Arkansas, USA. 1860 Benton Co, AR Census, Osage Tsp, Bentonville PO,
      pg 22, 143/143
      Elijah Armstrong   35 M Farmer  400  300  MO  he cannot read or write
      Adorcus            38 F                   IL
      William            14 M                   AR   attended school this year
      Amanda             17 F                   AR
      Jackson            10 M                   AR
      Sallie              7 F                   AR
      Solomon             6 M                   MO
      Benjamin            3 M                   AR
      Ann                9M F                   AR
      William and Amanda HUCKABY

      3. Elijah appeared on the Federal census in 1870 in Benton, Arkansas,
      USA. 1870 Benton Co, AR Census, Osage Tsp, Bentonville PO, 8/6/1870,
      pg 136, #890
      Armstrong, Eliga   50 M W Farmer     MO
      Darkus             50 M W Keep House IL
      Jackson            19 M W At Home    AR
      Sarah              17 F W At Home    AR
      Solomon            15 M W            AR
      Benjamin           14 M W
      Ann                12 F W
      Rumley, Houston       9 M W
      Armstrong, Solomon 84 M W At Home    KY

      4. Elijah appeared on the Federal census in 1880 in Benton, Arkansas,
      USA. 1880 Benton Co, AR Census, Sugar Creek, 430c, ed 13 sh 28
      ARMSTRONG Elijah       Self  M M W   55   MO   Farmer        KY   KY
      ARMSTRONG Nancy        Wife  M F W   44   IL   Keeping House VA   IN
      ARMSTRONG Solomon      Son   S M W   24   MO   Farmer        MO   IL
      ARMSTRONG Lou Bessie   Dau   S F W    1   AR                 MO   IL
      BLANCET John           Other W M W   24   AL   Laborer       AL   AL

      5. Elijah appeared on the Federal census on 18 Jun 1900 in Benton,
      Arkansas, USA. 1900 Benton Co, AR Census 3480b Esculapia Tsp
      319/322, June 27, 1900
      Armstrong, Elijah   head  W M  Dec 1824 75  M 12   Missouri  KY KY Farmer  Owns
                 Mary J   wife  W F  Oct 1846 53  M 12   Tennessee TN TN
                 Hannah   dau   W F  Jun 1892  8  S      Arkansas  MO TN

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   Wife: Sarah Adorcas MAHURIN (2)
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         AKA: Sally MAHURIN
   Birthdate: Abt 1823 - Illinois, USA
  Death date: Deceased
      Buried:
      Father: Rev William H MAHURIN (Abt 1797-1871)
      Mother: Sarah WILSON (1809-After 1860)
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Other Spouse: Unknown HUCKABY (Abt 1825-    )  Date: Abt 1842
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Children
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1  M  Benjamin Franklin ARMSTRONG (12,13,14,15)
   Birthdate: 7 Apr 1857 - Rogers, Benton, Arkansas, USA (4,13,15,16)
  Death date: 20 Aug 1941 - Laneville, Rusk, Texas, USA (13,16)
      Buried: 21 Aug 1941 - Maple Grove Cemetery, Minden, Rusk, Texas, USA
      Spouse: Ethel May DISNEY (1874-1918) (12,17)
  Marr. Date: 22 May 1892 - Benton, Arkansas, USA (18,19)
      Spouse: Sarah Elizabeth MORGAN (1855-1904) (4)
  Marr. Date: 2 Mar 1876 - Benton, Arkansas, USA (20)
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2  M  Jackson Calvin ARMSTRONG (15,21)
   Birthdate: 6 Aug 1851 - Rogers, Benton, Arkansas, USA (22,23)
  Death date: 6 Dec 1930 - Blooming Grove, Navarro, Texas, USA
      Buried: Dec 1930 - Grange Hall Cemetery, Blooming Grove, Navarro, Texas, USA
      Spouse: Minerva Alice RITTER (1859-1939) (22,23,24)
  Marr. Date: 4 Dec 1874 - Benton, Arkansas, USA (25)
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3  F  Sarah ARMSTRONG (15,27)
   Birthdate: 1853 - Rogers, Benton, Arkansas, USA (27,28)
  Death date: Abt 1882
      Buried:
      Spouse: Benjamin FORD (1852-1923) (27,28,29)
  Marr. Date: 26 Feb 1871 - Benton, Arkansas, USA (27,30)
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4  M  Horace ARMSTRONG
   Birthdate: 1855 - Benton, Arkansas, USA
  Death date: 1860 - Benton, Arkansas, USA
      Buried: 1860 - Grimes Cemetery, Rogers, Benton, Arkansas, USA
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5  M  Solomon ARMSTRONG (4,31)
   Birthdate: 27 Jan 1855 - Missouri, USA (4,15,32)
  Death date: 20 Jun 1946 - Navarro, Texas, USA
      Buried: Jun 1946 - Cryer Creek Cemetery, Cryer Creek, Navarro, Texas, USA
      Spouse: Mary Elizabeth FORD (1863-1939) (32,33)
  Marr. Date: 25 Feb 1883 - Benton, Arkansas, USA (32,33,34)
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6  F  Anna ARMSTRONG (15,35)
   Birthdate: Sep 1859 - Rogers, Benton, Arkansas, USA (15,35,36)
  Death date: 19 Aug 1948 - Nocona, Montague, Texas, USA
      Buried: 20 Aug 1948 - Nocona, Montague, Texas, USA
      Spouse: William John GIBSON (1855-Bef 1948) (35)
  Marr. Date: 1878 (35)
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7  F  Nancy Jane ARMSTRONG (4)
   Birthdate: 1 Jan 1862 - War Eagle Township, Benton Co, Arkansas (4)
  Death date: 27 Mar 1927 - Nowata, Nowata, Oklahoma, USA
      Buried:
      Spouse: George Washington REYNOLDS (1858-1911) (4)
  Marr. Date: 28 Sep 1879 - Benton, Arkansas, USA (37)
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8  M  Washington ARMSTRONG
   Birthdate: Abt 1863 - , , Arkansas, USA
  Death date: Bef 1870 - , , Arkansas, USA
      Buried:  - Grimes Cemetery, Rogers, Benton, Arkansas, USA
      Spouse:
  Marr. Date:
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General Notes: Husband -
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Elijah operated a cable ferry at the War Eagle Mill in Benton Co, Arkansas.  He
homesteaded 160 acres that is now partially covered by a man made lake just
east of Rogers, AR.
Per the Rogers Democrat of August 14, 1907, Elijah died at 6 am on a Saturday.
Elijah is buried in the Grimes family cemetary with his father, Solomon, in
Benton Co.

Purchased 80 acres in Benton Co, Arkansas
ARMSTRONG   ELIJAH   3   19N   29W   79.52   1878/06/24
ARMSTRONG   ELIJAH   3   19N   29W    0.0    1878/06/24

Elijah was married 4 times.  He homesteaded 180 acres of land at Rogers, AR,
where he raised four families. After his death, his last wife stayed on with
her daughter and raised vegetables for sale. After Nancy died, the daughter
married Elbert Williams. Their son Wateman Williams built a fine brick home and
he and his wife lived there. A Betty Armstrong lived on the property at the
time of this report. Elijah, his last 3 wives and children - Homer and Washie -
are buried in the Grimes Cemetery near Rogers, AR. Source-war records, family
bibles, court records, and descendents. (Mildred Armstrong Gilman.)

Check Ozark Cemetery, McReynolds Cemetery.

Property
ARMSTRONG, E        to  FORD, ALEXANDER  NOV 14, 1870  H 555 2
ARMSTRONG, Wm W & w to  WALKER, LEVI C   MAR  8, 1861  E 444 1

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Last Modified: 15 Oct 2013

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Sources
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1. 1880 Federal Census, Benton, Arkansas, USA, ED 13, Sh28.
2. Armstrong, Harold P. Jr.
3. 1900 Federal Census, Benton, Arkansas, USA, E 10 S 13.
4. 1880 Federal Census, Benton, Arkansas, USA, 430c.
5. Gilman, Mildred Armstrong.
6. 1850 Federal Census, Arkansas, Benton, 49.
7. Little Flock Primitive Baptist Church Records, Records of Little Flock
     Primitive Baptist Church, Rogers, Benton Co, Ar.
8. 1860 Federal Census, Benton, Arkansas, USA, 126.
9. Benton Co, Arkansas Marriage Book, book A, page 472.  see copy.
10. McCuistion, Gloria D.
11. Benton Co, Arkansas Marriage Book, pg 156.
12. Armstrong, George A.
13. Rusk Co, Texas Death Register, Book 6, Page 166.
14. Death Certificate, 39097/38728, Ben Armstrong.
15. 1860 Federal Census, Benton, Arkansas, USA, 22.
16. Maple Grove Cemetery, Rusk, Texas, USA.
17. 1880 Federal Census, Elk, Kansas, USA, 323a.
18. 1900 Federal Census, Benton, Arkansas, USA, E 10 S 50.
19. Benton Co, Arkansas Marriage Book, pg 495.
20. Benton Co, Arkansas Marriage Book, pg 507.
21. 1900 Federal Census, Benton, Arkansas, USA, ED 109 S 2.
22. 1880 Federal Census, Benton, Arkansas, USA, 436c.
23. 1900 Federal Census, Navarro, Texas, USA, E 109 S 2.
24. Tipton, Jim, FindaGrave\i0, digital images (http://www.findagrave.com/ :
     accessed 10 June 2009); Minerva Alice Ritter
25. Benton Co, Arkansas Marriage Book, Book A, Page 433.  see file.
26. 1860 Federal Census, Benton, Arkansas, USA.
27. 1900 Federal Census, Benton, Arkansas, USA, ED 10 S 13.
28. 1880 Federal Census, Benton, Arkansas, USA, 416a.
29. Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960 (index, FamilySearch
     (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FWVF-MZN : accessed 08 Oct 2013),
     Benjamin Ford, 01 Sep 1852.)
30. Benton Co, Arkansas Marriage Book, Bk A pg 257.
31. 1900 Federal Census, Benton, Arkansas, USA, ED 10 S 10.
32. 1900 Federal Census, Benton, Arkansas, USA, E 10 S 10.
33. Family History Library Catalog, Source 1034661 V. B-C, Batch M586651.
34. Benton Co, Arkansas Marriage Book, bk B pg 316.  Benton Co Marriage Book B.
35. 1900 Federal Census, Montague, Texas, ED 53 Sh 11.
36. 1880 Federal Census, Cooke, Texas, USA, 469a.
37. Benton Co, Arkansas Marriage Book, pg 95.

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My Notes
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