|Birth: ||Feb. 7, 1846|
|Death: ||Jul. 14, 1913|
A TOPICAL HISTORY of CEDAR COUNTY, IOWA
Clarence Ray Aurner, S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.
Volume II pages 68-70
Thomas Armstrong was married in 1868 to Miss Nancy E. McAfee, a native of Perry County, Pennsylvania, where her birth occurred February 7, 1846. She was the daughter of Daniel and Margaret (Wilson) McAfee, who were also born in the Keystone state and were the parents of four sons and six daughters. They came to Iowa about 1853, Mr. McAfee preempting a quarter section of land three miles northeast of Cedar Bluff, and there the family resided for twelve y ears, after which a removal was made to Mechanicsville. In the latter town Mr. McAfee and his wife both passed away, the former's death occurring in October, 1873, at the age of seventy-five years, while the latter was seventy-two years old at the time of her demise in 1880. Their daughter Nancy E. was but seven years old when she accompanied her parents to Iowa, and she remained a resident of Mechanicsville until her marriage, while two years after her husband's death she became a resident of Tipton, where she now resides.
Unto Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Armstrong were born eleven children who were as follows: Bessie, residing in Davenport; Jessie the wife of E.G. Filson, of Burlington, William Moffit, of Red Oak township; Nellie McAfee, a twin sister of William M., who became the wife of C.A. Smith of Tipton; Edward S., of this review; one who passed away when only twelve days old; Frank B., also residing in Red Oak Township; Lucinda, the wife of Charles Cottrell, of Tipton; John T., making his home in Tipton; Arabell, the wife of A.P. Hebstetter, residing in Tipton with the widowed mother; Ursula B., the wife of Lester Hackman, of Tipton. All of the children were born in Cedar County.
Daniel McAfee (1795 - 1870)
Margaret Wilson McAfee (1807 - 1879)
Thomas Armstrong (1843 - 1900)*
Elizabeth Armstrong (1868 - 1925)*
Jessie Armstrong Filson (1870 - 1952)*
William M. Armstrong (1873 - 1948)*
Nellie McAfee Armstrong Smith (1873 - 1937)*
Edward Stanton Armstrong (1874 - 1953)*
Arabella McAfee Moffit (1827 - 1907)*
Margaret Jane McAfee (1836 - 1885)*
Rebecca Stevenson McAfee Moffit (1837 - 1910)*
Samuel McGeighan McAfee (1843 - 1920)*
Nancy Ellen McAfee Armstrong (1846 - 1913)
Sand Hill Cemetery
Created by: Jacie
Record added: Oct 06, 2010
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