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Clarissa Chapman Armstrong
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Birth: May 15, 1805
Russell
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 20, 1891
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA

Clarissa (Chapman) Armstrong was the wife of Rev. Dr. Richard Armstrong. They were married Bridgeport, Connecticut September 25, 1831. They were among the first American missionaries to the Sandwich Islands and lived in the Hawaiian Islands for 48 years.

Fifth Company Of American Missionaries -
They sailed on the whaleship Averick, from New Bedford, November 26, 1831 and arrived at Honolulu, May 17, 1832. It took them 172 days.

Edited by Hiram Collins Haydn
American Heroes On Mission Fields: brief missionary biographies, c1894, Pgs. 254-298
Mrs. Clarissa Chapman Armstrong

Hawaiian Encyclopedia: Part 2
Armstrong, Clarissa Chapman
Armstrong, Richard

Maritime Industries Of Hawaii: A Guide To Historical Resources
The Journal Collection, 1819-1900
A collection of diaries and journals of missionaries to Hawaii - stationed in Lahaina. Their thoughts give insight into the life and work of a whaling town. Clarissa Chapman Armstrong is listed in this resource. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Richard Armstrong (1805 - 1860)*
 
 Children:
  Caroline Porter Armstrong Beckwith (1832 - 1905)*
  William Nevins Armstrong (1834 - 1835)*
  William Nevins Armstrong (1835 - 1905)*
  Mary Jane Armstrong (1836 - 1920)*
  Richard Baxter Armstrong (1837 - 1871)*
  Samuel Chapman Armstrong (1839 - 1893)*
  Reuben Chapmann Armstrong (1842 - 1843)*
  Ellen Eliza Armstrong Weaver (1844 - 1924)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Aloha"

"She hath done what she could."

 
Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery
Oakland
Alameda County
California, USA
Plot: Lot 50 - Plot 21
 
Created by: Mary Jane Haight-Eckert
Record added: Aug 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57620128
Clarissa <i>Chapman</i> Armstrong
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Clarissa <i>Chapman</i> Armstrong
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Clarissa <i>Chapman</i> Armstrong
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