|Birth: ||Dec. 27, 1837|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Aug. 1, 1918|
The Shenandoah (Iowa) World Monday, August 5,1918
Harriet Louisa Hoag was born at Milford, New York. Her father, James Hoag, was a New York Quaker, and her mother, Louisa Lee, was of English descent. When she was about four years old, the family emigrated to Knoxville, Illinois, making the trip by boat on the New York canal and the Great Lakes to the village of Chicago, going from there by wagon. She had three brothers and seven sisters all of whom have passed away. They were: Edwin Hoag and Lyman Hoag, formerly of Page county, Luman Hoag of Kansas, Mary, who died when young, Mrs. James Newman, formerly of Northboro, and Mrs. Samuel Holyoke, Mrs. Henry Wilcox, Mrs. Julia Swartout and Mrs. Jane Wilcox, all of New York state or Massachusetts.
Mrs Armstrong was a graduate of Knox College at Galesburg, where she met J. B. Armstrong. They were married July 25,1860 at Quincy, Illinois. Mr. and Mrs. Armstrong moved to Corrunna, Mich. and later to Windsor, Ill. They moved from there to Shenandoah in 1876, which has been their home ever since except during the winter months, for the last several years, when they lived in Florida. Seven children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Armstrong: Mrs. Grace West, Miss. Mary, and Miss. Ora deceased, Mrs. Sarah Williams, J. B. Armstrong Jr., and T. C. Armstrong of Shenandoah, and Miss Louise of Tampa Florida.
Jerome Bonaparte Armstrong (1831 - 1921)*
Sarah Carrie Armstrong DeRousse (1862 - 1935)*
Grace G. Armstrong West (1865 - 1901)*
Ora A. Armstrong (1867 - 1917)*
Mary I. Armstrong (1872 - 1901)*
Jerome Bernard Armstrong (1876 - 1918)*
Rose Hill Cemetery
Created by: Kirk
Record added: Jan 01, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 102920851
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