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John Armstrong
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Birth: 1835
Death: Mar. 20, 1880
District Of Columbia, USA

Armstrong, John d. 20 Mar 1880 45 yrs.

The Evening Star, March 20, 1880
A Frightful and Fatal Fall

About 12 o'clock today, John Armstrong, a laborer employed at the new building in course of construction for the Treasury Bureau of Engraving and Printing, while engaged in assisting one of the engineers in putting up some scaffolding, fell backwards from a platform on which he was standing, a distance of about ten feet, striking his head on a stairway near the wellhole about 55 feet, striking his head on a beam, crushing his skull, breaking an arm and inflicting serious internal injuries. He was picked up unconscious and in a dying condition, and a physician was summoned who pronounced the injuries fatal. He was removed in an ambulance to his house No. 2610 1/2 Pennsylvania avenue, near Rock Creek, where he has a wife and five children living. At last accounts he was breathing, but there are no chances for his recovery or returning consciousness. He is about 45 years old and a respectable and industrious man.
Husband of Gertrude Armstrong 
 
Inscription:
12B John Armstrong CO. B. 26 PA.INF.
 
Burial:
Congressional Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: R1/128
 
Created by: Paddy Clan
Record added: May 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19486761
John Armstrong
Added by: Paddy Clan
 
John Armstrong
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- Earth Visitor
 Added: Aug. 24, 2009

- Mary
 Added: Apr. 10, 2008
That poor man. May he rest in peace.
- NWArk
 Added: Oct. 28, 2007
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