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James Armstrong
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Birth: 1754
Enniskillen, Ireland
Death: Sep. 20, 1829
Northumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA

James Armstrong, a native of Ireland, who taught school and engaged in surveying in that country. He was a well-educated man, and on June 1, 1786, came to America, locating in Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa.
Mr. Armstrong readily procured a position as instructor in the Carlisle High School as teacher of mathematics. While residing in Carlisle he married Eleanor Pollock. Marriage was recorded at the First Presbyterian Church May 24, 1788. (PA Arch Second Series:VIII:578)
Mrs. Armstrong inherited a tract of 200 acres of land in Northumberland County, and James then resigned his position and located thereon. He followed farming until his death.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Eleanor Pollock Armstrong (1763 - 1827)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Armstrong Blain (1788 - 1861)*
  Anthony Armstrong (1788 - 1867)*
  Catherine Armstrong (1793 - 1857)*
  Jane Armstrong (1797 - 1844)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Warrior Run Church Cemetery
Delaware Run
Northumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Q-19L
 
Created by: Alice Martin LaRue
Record added: Apr 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26112893
 


- Alice Martin LaRue
 Added: Sep. 20, 2009
 
 
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