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Francis Armington
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1820
Death: Jan. 28, 1895

Francis Armington, son of Ambrose and Sally (Jencks) Armington, was born in 1820 in East Providence (then Seekonk), in the stone house on Pawtucket avenue, built by his father about 1810. He was educated in the public schools, and followed the business of pile driving and wharf building for 30 years. He married Caroline A., daughter of Jesse Medbery, Esq., of East Providence (then Seekonk). He represented the town of Seekonk in the legislature of Massachusetts, served as chairman of the boards of selectmen and assessors, and was overseer of the poor in that town. In East Providence he was president of the first town council, served three years in the senate, 12 years as town treasurer, also held the offices of assessor, probate judge, overseer of the poor and auctioneer. He enlisted the town's quota of 80 volunteers for the war. (from History of Providence County, Vol I & II
Ed. by Richard M. Bayles; W.W. Preston & Co., NY. 1891) 
 
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 Parents:
  Sylvester Ambrose Armington (1782 - 1845)
  Sally Jenckes Armington (1782 - 1841)
 
 Spouse:
  Caroline Amanda Medbery Armington (1821 - 1904)*
 
 Children:
  Carolyn Frances Armington (1849 - 1934)*
  Arthur Herbert Armington (1853 - 1940)*
  Edith Amelia Armington (1861 - 1937)*
 
 Sibling:
  Joseph Armington (1818 - 1882)*
  Francis Armington (1820 - 1895)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lakeside - Carpenter Cemetery
East Providence
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: Jun 08, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19775007
Francis Armington
Added by: Kevin Avery
 
Francis Armington
Added by: Jen Snoots
 
Francis Armington
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Added by: Jen Snoots
 
 
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- Kevin Avery
 Added: Jan. 12, 2010

- Jen Snoots
 Added: Jun. 8, 2007
 
 
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