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Laura Idonia "Idonia" Fayard Armstrong
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Birth: Jul. 18, 1877
Death: Jan. 24, 1953

Daughter of:
Rev. Louis Fayard
Sarah Elizabeth Cowart

Sister of:
Louis Jackson Fayard
Mary Ellen Fayard (Holley)
Henrietta Theresa Fayard (Page)
Willie Washington Fayard
Walter Dewitt 'Dude' Fayard
Sarah Virginia Fayard (Stiglets)
Minnie Pearl Fayard (Parker)
Emma Olivia Fayard (Scarboroug)(Kantzell)

Wife of:
James Allen Armstrong

Marriage License Index ~ Harrison County, Ms
Book 12 page 403 ~ Date: 10/17/1900
James A. Armstrong and Idonia Fayard

Children of Laura Idonia Fayard and James Allen Armstrong:
Walter Louis Armstrong
Avery Wade Armstrong
Susan Matilda Armstrong
Dillard Alton Armstrong
James Allan 'J.A.' Armstrong Jr.
Fayard Armstrong
Harriet Jewel Armstrong
Orville Huntley Armstrong
Norman Douglas Armstrong
Dona Christine Armstrong

1910 US Federal Census Harrison County, Ms
Armstrong, James A./Head/M/W/Married/39/1871/Ms
Armstrong, Donia/Wife/F/W/32/1878/Ms/Ms/Ms
Armstrong, Louis W./Son/M/W/Single/7/1903/Ms
Armstrong, Avery W./Son/M/W/Single/6/1904/Ms
Armstrong, Dillard A./Son/M/W/Single/2/1908/Ms

1930 US Federal Census Biloxi, Harrison County, Ms
Armstrong, James A./Head/White/58/2873/Ms
Armstrong, Denice (Idonia)/Wife/White/52/1878
Armstrong, Dillard/Son/White/21/1909
Armstrong, James A./Son/White/19/1911
Armstrong, Orville/Son/White/15/1915
Armstrong, Norman/Son/White/13/1917
Armstrong, Christine/Dau/White/10/1920

Documented: Bradford O’Keefe Funeral Records
Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi
Book 35 Page 14 ~ Laura Idonia Armstrong
Parents: Rev. Louis Fayard and Sarah Cowart

James Allen Armstrong and Laura Idonia Fayard lived in the Woolmarket Community, Harrison County, Mississippi. Their home was located north of the Woolmarket Road around the curve from Jim Byrd Road. The old place sat very far off the road and could not be seen from the Woolmarket Road.
some of their children settled around very close to their home. Orville, Norman and Avery lived on Jim Byrd Road just east of their old homestead.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Louis Fayard (1849 - 1934)
  Sarah Cowart Fayard (1854 - 1940)
 
 Spouse:
  James Allen Armstrong (1871 - 1944)*
 
 Children:
  Walter Louis Armstrong (1902 - 1944)*
  Susan Matilda Armstrong (1903 - 1904)*
  Avery Wade Armstrong (1903 - 1957)*
  James Allen Armstrong (1910 - 1969)*
  Fayard Armstrong (1911 - 1911)*
  Fannie Jewel Armstrong (1912 - 1914)*
  Orville H. Armstrong (1915 - 1984)*
  Norman Douglas Armstrong (1916 - 1964)*
  Dona Christine Armstrong Ayers (1919 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Ellen Fayard Holley (1874 - 1963)*
  Henrietta Theresa Fayard Page (1875 - 1938)*
  Laura Idonia Fayard Armstrong (1877 - 1953)
  Willie Washington Fayard (1879 - 1960)*
  Sarah Virginia Fayard Stiglets (1886 - 1952)**
  Minnie Pearl Fayard Parker (1888 - 1948)*
  Emma Olivia Fayard Kantzell (1892 - 1971)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Coalville Cemetery
Biloxi
Harrison County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: Bobbie Mabry Graue
Originally Created by: Elaine Goodman
Record added: Jul 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28168667
Laura Idonia Idonia <i>Fayard</i> Armstrong
Added by: Ellen Bigbie
 
Laura Idonia Idonia <i>Fayard</i> Armstrong
Added by: Ellen Bigbie
 
Laura Idonia Idonia <i>Fayard</i> Armstrong
Added by: Ellen Bigbie
 
 
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The crepe myrtles in my Grandma Garden came from "Grandma Armstrong."
- Ellen Bigbie
 Added: Feb. 1, 2014
 
 
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