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William Craighton Armstrong
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Birth: Jun. 13, 1813
Death: Oct. 18, 1884
Middletown
Lake County
California, USA

Early Pioneer of CA

Came to CA 1857 Settled in Yolo county, in the Cache Creek canyon.

William Craighton's last request of his son William Jasper, was to bring his body back to Woodland to be buried beside his wife Elizabeth. William Jasper loaded his body aboard his buckboard and used his fathers favorite team of horses "Mary and Dolly", taking a few days as you can guess.

m [1] ca1836 Andrew Co., MO
Wife Unk d bef 22 Aug 1850 Andrew Co., MO

They had 5 children - Andrew Jackson, William Jasper, Thomas Benton, Francis Marion, Robert Oscar

m [2] bef 22 Aug 1850 Elizabeth Smith
1850 CA marked "married within the year"

They had 3 children - James Wiley, Margaret Elizabeth, Alexander Humbolt
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Family Bible: b 7 Jun 1813 TN Cemetery Burial Records: b 13 Jun 1812 KY; Died at the home of his son William Jasper
also found as William Chreighton Armstrong

CA Great Register as: William Crayton Armstrong; William Craton Armstrong
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Family suspects he maybe a Cousin of:
Oscar Bingley Armstrong
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Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth G. Smith Armstrong (1816 - 1862)*
 
 Children:
  Andrew Jackson Armstrong (1837 - 1917)*
  William Jasper Armstrong (1839 - 1909)*
  Thomas Benton Armstrong (1841 - 1922)*
  Francis Marion Armstrong (1845 - 1904)*
  Robert Oscar Armstrong (1848 - 1917)*
  James Wiley Armstrong (1850 - 1924)*
  Margaret Elizabeth Armstrong (1853 - 1944)*
  Alexander Humbolt Armstrong (1860 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Pioneer Section of Cemetery
 
Burial:
Woodland Cemetery
Woodland
Yolo County
California, USA
Plot: Blk-05 Lt-15 Gr-4
 
Maintained by: BluMoKitty
Originally Created by: Tom Decker
Record added: Mar 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86490409
William Craighton Armstrong
Added by: Dennis Pleau
 
William Craighton Armstrong
Added by: Dennis Pleau
 
 
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- BluMoKitty
 Added: Jan. 11, 2014

- Tom Decker
 Added: Dec. 9, 2012
 
 
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