|Birth: ||Aug. 23, 1775|
|Death: ||Apr. 20, 1825|
Robert was taken prisoner by the Delaware Indians, near Pittsburgh, when he was seven years old. He is said to have been a handsome youth and was adopted into the tribe.
He was 26 years old when he married Tishatoons in 1801. They had a son, George, born that same year. George died in 1851 & is buried in Huron Cemetery in Kansas City, KS.
Robert was 35 years old when he married Sarah "Sallie" Zane in January 1810. Sarah was the 5th child of Isaac Zane, a native of Wheeling, VA who had also been taken prisoner by the Indians when he was a young boy. He was held in captivity until he was old enough to marry; he married Sarah's mother, a beautiful maiden of mixed Wyandotte & French blood.
Robert & Sarah's children were: Silas (Jan. 3, 1810 - Dec. 14, 1865); Hannah (January, 1810 - April 19, 1824); John McIntire (Oct. 7, 1813 - April 11, 1852); & Catharine L. (1817 - June 8, 1909).
Robert & his family removed from Logan County, to three miles south of Upper Sandusky, Wyandotte Co, OH. He & Sarah were members of the Methodist Church.
Robert excelled at public speaking & was an interpreter for the missionaries & United States agents. He was one of General Harrison's most reliable scouts during the war of 1812. Robert was a small man but was very active & strong. He was pleasant, a good companion, & very popular among the soldiers.
Robert died in 1823 at the age of 50. Sarah died on Feb. 22, 1844, when she was 61.
Researched & compiled by Virginia Brown
Sarah Tishatoons Zane Armstrong (1783 - 1843)*
George Armstrong (1801 - 1851)*
Hannah Armstrong (1810 - 1824)*
Silas Armstrong (1810 - 1865)*
John "McIntyre" Armstrong (1813 - 1852)*
Bellefontaine City Cemetery
Created by: Virginia Brown
Record added: Nov 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100125329
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