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John Armstrong (#46567031)
 member for 12 years, 6 months, 15 days
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Bio Photo John James Armstrong was born in Amarillo, Potter County, TX, the son of David Clinton and Anna Marie (Goranson) Armstrong. He was reared on the family farm out from Panhandle, Carson County, TX. John graduated from Panhandle High School and The University of Texas at Austin with a BS degree in Pharmacy. He resided in MD and AL as a pharmacist for the U.S. Public Health Service. He resigned his commission and returned to Greenville, TX, where for a year he pursued a MS degree in computer science becoming a graduate school dropout. He continued his pharmacist career with McGaughey, Revco, Eckerd, and Super 1 Foods & Discount Pharmacy

His genealogy interest was inspired by an aunt, Gladys Mae Armstrong (1900-1991), in the late 1970's. From there the interest has grown more into assisting others in their research where he can rather than doing research on his family. His particular interest is in newspaper indexation as shown in a way with the Website address. The photo is from a few years back... To God be the Glory, Great Things He Has Done!

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Go to the memorials and click on Edit, then click on suggest a correction. You can request the transfer there. An email will be sent to the person maintaining the memorial along with the memorial # and your contributor #.
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Anna C
Allie DeBerry

If you could find a complete obituary for her rather than this from an index, I'd be glad to add it to her bio area. As always, I would omit any names of possible living relatives mentioned in the obituary and prefer to have the name and date of publication.

Added by Anna C on Aug 27, 2015 10:50 AM
Steve Burton
Martha White transfer
Thanks so much, John. She was clearly a special person, and I am happy to have her.

Do you ever get up to Pampa? I've got a couple of requests in for photos, that are going ignored.

I appreciate your time and dedication to F-A-G.

Best Wishes,
Added by Steve Burton on Aug 26, 2015 10:43 AM
Terri Kirkman
Nora & Joseph Lilly
Hello John,

I do not believe that Nora (b.1873, d.1952) & Joseph Lilly are buried in Sonora Cemetery. They are not listed in the data base. Nora's death cert. states burial in Greenville. I've searched Hunt County to no avail. I know her son Herbert (my grandfather) is buried in Memoryland.

Just wondering if you have any suggestions on where I might search? Also, can you take her off the Sonora listing?

Thanks so much!
Added by Terri Kirkman on Aug 22, 2015 4:42 PM
Nancy Clay
Cemetery for Basil or Martha Dudding
I was wondering if in your search of cemeterys in Greenville TX if you had ran across Basil A. and Martha Dudding ..they died in Greenville...Basil in 1870 or 80 and Martha in 1900??
Added by Nancy Clay on Aug 07, 2015 12:26 PM
carolyn cail
Jacob Reeder grave
Mr. Armstrong,
Please accept my heartfelt gratitude for locating my great great grandfathers burial site. I have looked for at least 10 years for this information. I have found Jacob's son, Jacob Benjamin, in the same cemetery but I missed this one. I cannot tell you what this means to me and my family.
Thank you again for all your hard work.
Carolyn Cail
Added by carolyn cail on Aug 05, 2015 11:04 AM
Randell Tarin
Lois Bynum Claytor
Thank you for the correction. I have added everything from the previous memorial as an edit to your corrected version.

Mrs. Claytor was my g-grandmother's sister. Would you be willing to transfer the memorial to me?

Thank You Again! Accuracy is important.

Randell Tarin #46974932
Added by Randell Tarin on Jul 26, 2015 5:13 PM
mike ford
Bonnie (kimberling) Warren
Thank you for the cemetery photos.
Added by mike ford on Jul 13, 2015 6:56 AM
Zachry Stillwell
John, Thank you for the transfer of my cousin Willie Adams Lamm's memorial to me and for all you do here on Find-A-Grave!

Zach Stillwell
Added by Zachry Stillwell on Jul 05, 2015 10:41 AM
Mr. Armstrong,

Thank you so much for making the links I requested.

God Bless
Sarah Thrasher
Added by SARAH THRASHER on Jun 18, 2015 6:35 PM
mahlon buckland
question for you
ive been hunting and hunting for mary elizabeth duncans mom and dad her son john w jenkins is buried at forest park cemetary birth 5-26-1875 death 12-9-1954 ive looked everywhere no one hs been able to find her was hoping you might have an idea hoping to hear from u soon
elizabeth mahlon buckland
Added by mahlon buckland on Apr 27, 2015 8:08 AM
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