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Leanora G. "Nora" Grantham Armstrong
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Birth: Sep. 27, 1879
Death: Nov. 6, 1944

Name appears as Leanora, Leonora, Lenora "Nora" in various records. Daughter of Wilbur F. GRANTHAM, Mem. # 58434415 , & Telitha C. (WARDLAW) VOYLES GRANTHAM, Mem. # 34356978 . Married ca. 1897 to Thomas J. ARMSTRONG, Mem. # 34460093 . Appears with her husband and had borne two children, both still living, on the 1900 census of General Militia District #455 (Millers District) in Jackson County, Georgia; they were farming. On November 5, 1907, in a bona fide sale, conducted by Judge J. H. HENDERSON, two houses and lots on Fifth Avenue, between Fourteenth and Fifteenth streets, being the property of Mrs. Nora G. ARMSTRONG, were sold through Moon & Clapp, real estate agents; they were bought by Mr. C. V. PHIPPS for $2,000.

Nora heads a household as a widow, employed as a merchant, on the 1910 census of General Militia District #772 (Nances District) in Muscogee County, Georiga, with four children and her half-sister Nellie VOYLES, in the household. On October 3, 1911, a house and lot just outside the Columbus city limits were sold at public outcry to satisfy a fi fa judgment in favor of Mrs. Mary Lou WOODRUFF vs. Nora ARMSTRONG; it was purchased for $1,340, by C. B. WOODRUFF. In 1920, she heads a household as Lenora ADAMS (note that her father was survived by daughter Mrs. B. E. ADAMS of Columbus in 1913), with her four children; she is a seamstress working out of her home.

Per Georgia Death Index: Leonora G. ARMSTRONG, White female, died November 6, 1940 [sic], aged 65 years, in Fulton County, Georgia, Cert. # 23976. Death date is reported as November 6, 1944, buried in Sec. F, Lot #212 (H. C. GANN on wall), per Autry et al, Vol.II, p. 103. 
 
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 Parents:
  Wilbur F. Grantham (1845 - 1913)
  Telitha C. Wardlaw Grantham (1843 - 1903)
 
 Children:
  Henry Smith Armstrong (1897 - 1957)*
  Nina Innes Armstrong (1902 - 1903)*
 
 Sibling:
  Nellie Voyles Hale (1867 - 1951)**
  Leanora G. Grantham Armstrong (1879 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Linwood Cemetery
Columbus
Muscogee County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Sec F 212
 
Created by: Lois Hottinger
Record added: Mar 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34460034
Leanora G. Nora <i>Grantham</i> Armstrong
Added by: Christine Thacker
 
Leanora G. Nora <i>Grantham</i> Armstrong
Added by: Christine Thacker
 
 
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