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Rev Thomas Armstrong
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Birth: 1798
Franklin County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan., 1880
Revilee
Logan County
Arkansas, USA

Thomas is my daughters' 3rd paternal Gr-Grandfather through his son Sgt Alexander Hamilton Armstrong (1836-1918).

The third of ten children born to William and Alianna (Hill) Armstrong of Williamson Co TN, Thomas married Matilda Gunter on 14 Nov 1822 in Williamson Co TN.

Williamson Co, Tennessee Marriage Records 1800-1850, Pg 10:
"Armstrong, Thomas to Matilda Gunter Nov. 14, 1822 by Jas. A.M.T. Howard, J.P., Bondsman: William McFadden"

Children with Matilda:
1) Harriet Gunter Armstrong (1824-1903), m: Mr Hill.
2) George Washington Armstrong (1829-1863), m: Susan Elizabeth May.
3) Louisa A Armstrong (b: 1832), m: John Q Rice.
4) Sheriff John M Armstrong (1834-1923), m: Mary Elizabeth May.
5) Alexander Hamilton Armstrong (1836-1918), m1: Mary O Carter, m2: Martha Jo Smith, m3: Clara Webb.
6) William Armstrong (b: 1837)
7) Thomas F Armstrong (b: 1838)
8) Ann Alice Armstrong (b: 1842), m: Daniel Jesse Maples.
9) Henrietta Tennessee Armstrong (1844-1929), m: James L Bennett.
10) Mary M Armstrong (b: 1847)

Following provided by P. Gatliff:
Book N, Pg 15-
"State of Arkansas, Johnson County, July 20th, 1850:
To all to whom these presents may come. This is to certify that we, the undersigned Ministers of the Regular Baptist Faith and being legally authorized thereunto holding the doctrine of Election by Grace did actually and solemnly ordain our beloved brother, Thomas Armstrong to the full work of the Ministry by the laying on our hand and solemn prayers and that capacity do most sincerely recommend him to the Grace of God and to all where God in his province may cast his lot. Given under our hand this day and date above written.
James Bruton, Alvin Hem, Thomas Mills
Filed and recorded 4 February, A. D. 1857.
Augustus M. Ward, Clerk"
(STATE of ARKANSAS - CERTIFICATE County of JOHNSON)"

1810 Census-Franklin Co VA
1820, 1830 & 1840 Censuses not yet located.
1850 Census-Clark Twp Johnson Co AR
1860 Census-Shoal Creek Johnson Co AR
1870 Census-Johnson Co AR

US Federal Census Mortality Schedules 1850-1880:
"Thomas Armstrong, Male, White, Married, born Virginia abt 1798, aged 82, died Jan 1880 of Erysipelas in Revilee, Logan, Arkansas. District 95, Pg 1, Line 11, Roll MORT 6"

Although no marker has been located, family members agree Thomas is laid to rest near his wife Matilda.

So many thanks to P Gatliff and R Armstrong for their contributions and help with this ancestor.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Armstrong (1764 - 1846)
  Alianna Hill Armstrong (1766 - 1861)
 
 Spouse:
  Matilda Gunter Armstrong (1804 - 1886)
 
 Children:
  George Washington Armstrong (1829 - 1863)*
  John M. Armstrong (1834 - 1923)*
  Alexander Hamilton Armstrong (1836 - 1918)*
  Thomas F Armstrong (1838 - 1855)*
  Anna Alice Armstrong Maples (1841 - ____)*
  Henrietta Tennessee Armstrong Bennett (1844 - 1929)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nancy Armstrong Stockett (1793 - 1855)*
  John Armstrong (1795 - 1859)*
  Thomas Armstrong (1798 - 1880)
  Naomi Armstrong Mitchell (1799 - 1849)*
  Lynus Armstrong (1804 - 1863)*
  William Armstrong (1809 - 1879)*
  George Washington Armstrong (1812 - 1880)*
  Virginia Armstrong Hardgrave (1814 - 1878)*
  Felix Armstrong (1846 - 1863)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Hardgraves Cemetery
Johnson County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Bonnie's Daughter
Record added: Feb 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48304925
Rev Thomas Armstrong
Added by: Bonnie's Daughter
 
Rev Thomas Armstrong
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