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Mary Eleanor Brown Armstrong
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Birth: Feb. 4, 1845, Canada
Death: Jan. 13, 1914
Buchanan County
Iowa, USA

Mary was born in Russeltown, Canada, the eldest of a family of four children, two of whom survive her.

In the year 1855 she went with her parents to Delaware, Ohio, moving from there to LaPorte City, Iowa in 1869. At LaPorte she was married to Hanford E Armstrong in January 1875. Shortly after their marriage, they moved to Creighton, NE, where she has made her home with the exception of the past year spent with her son at Independence, IA.

To this union, three children were born, Florence E, who passed away May 9, 1900, Joseph E, who died in infancy, both at Creighton and H. E. Armstrong of Independence, IA. The husband and father died at Creighton, NE in February 1892.

She is survived by one brother R.H. Brown of Colorado Springs, MO. and one sister, Mrs C.H.Pray of Independence, IA.

Short Services were held at the home of her son, January 16, conducted by Rev. Frick of the Episcopal church in which faith she was baptized.

The remains accompanied by her son and her nephew, C.M. Pray of Independence, IA were brought to Creighton, NE to the home of Azor Scott and short services were conducted by Rev. B.J. Miner of the Baptist Church Jan. 17 and accompanied by relatives and members of the Women's Relief Corps were taken to the cemetery and placed to rest beside her dear ones.

She had been a loyal member of the WRC of Creighton from it's organization, having held responsible offices, performing the duties with promptness and efficiency and was universally loved as member.

...The Creighton Liberal 22 Jan 1914 
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  Sanford E Armstrong (1850 - 1892)*
  Florence Armstrong (1876 - 1900)*
*Calculated relationship
Rose Hill Cemetery
Knox County
Nebraska, USA
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Record added: Apr 21, 2009
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Mary Eleanor <i>Brown</i> Armstrong
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"Every Blade in the Field Every Leaf in the Forest Lays Down its Life in its Season As Beautifully as it was taken up." by Thoreau
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 Added: Jan. 3, 2013

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