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Robert Franklin Armfield
Birth: Jul. 9, 1829
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 9, 1898
Iredell County
North Carolina, USA

Civil War Confederate Army, US Congressman. Served during the Civil War as Lieutenant Colonel of the 38th North Carolina Infantry. Became a prominent lawyer after the war, and was elected to represent North Carolina’s 7th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1879 to 1883. As a lawyer, collaborated in the defense of Tom Dula during Reconstruction days (The case inspired the folk song "Hang Down Your Head, Tom Dooley.") (bio by: Shiver) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert Armfield (1790 - 1862)
 
 Children:
  Leila Armfield (1857 - 1876)*
  Charles H. Armfield (1860 - 1910)*
  Joseph Franklin Armfield (1862 - 1910)*
  Robert Edward Armfield (1865 - 1928)*
  Geneva C. Armfield Jones (1875 - 1932)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Nelson Armfield (1825 - 1902)*
  Robert Franklin Armfield (1829 - 1898)
  Mary Mariah Armfield Hoskins (1836 - 1884)*
  Alexander Leonidus Armfield (1838 - 1912)*
  H. M. Armfield (1842 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Statesville
Iredell County
North Carolina, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 35.79027, -80.87578
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Shiver
Record added: Jul 03, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7651919
Robert Franklin Armfield
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Robert Franklin Armfield
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Robert Franklin Armfield
Added by: S.G. Thompson
 
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