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James Madison "J M" Armstrong
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Birth: Sep. 15, 1827
Georgia, USA
Death: Feb. 11, 1884
Jack County
Texas, USA

The following has been contributed by Find A Grave member, Searchers of Our Past, on July 13, 2016.

James's parents were:
Elijah Armstrong 17931865
Margaret Peggy Higgins 17941865

James Armstrong married Martha Ellen Gray on 20 June 1849 at Montgomery County, Indiana. There were 10 children born to this union.

The Rural Citizen
Thursday, February 14, 1884
"Mr. J.M. Armstrong, an old and respected citizen of Jack County, whose home is about 15 miles south of Jacksboro died last Sunday of heart disease. As his two sons-in-law, Mr. Bowie and Mr. Boyd of Weatherford were riding to attend the funeral, the buggy of Mr. Boyd was struck by lightning and he was instantly killed. The friends of the deceased have our heartfelt sympathy.

James Armstrong enlisted on July 1862 at Decatur, Texas. He mustered in on November 1862 at Gainesville, Texas.

Capt. A.M. Birdwell, Infantry Company in Col. William C. Twitty's Battalion, 21st Brigade, Gen. William Hudson for protection to continue to serve until July 1863. He attained the rank of Private."


James & Martha's children were:
Mary Alice Armstrong 18551938
Margaret Elizabeth Armstrong 18571932
Eliza Annie Armstrong 18601931
Sarah Armstrong 1863
Ida Armstrong 1865
E. James Armstrong 1868
Effey Armstrong 1872
Mattie Armstrong 1875
Frank Armstrong 1877
Family links: 
  Martha Elizabeth Gray Armstrong (1837 - 1883)
  Mary Alice Armstrong Kidwell (1855 - 1938)*
  Eva L. Armstrong (1882 - 1883)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Glenn Cemetery
Jack County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: Virginia Brown
Originally Created by: Eva Whitehead
Record added: Sep 18, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7876215
James Madison J M Armstrong
Added by: Sharon Atkinson McClelland
James Madison J M Armstrong
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Added by: Sharon Atkinson McClelland
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 Added: Jul. 13, 2016

- Searchers of our Past
 Added: Jul. 13, 2016
Father of Mrs James Boyd, whose son and husband were killed by lighting on the way to Mr Armstrong's funeral.
- Athanatos
 Added: Jan. 13, 2010

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