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Silas Armstrong, Jr
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Birth: Feb. 4, 1843
Sandusky County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 1907
Wyandotte
Ottawa County
Oklahoma, USA

Silas, Jr. was the son of Silas W. Armstrong (a wealthy Wyandot Indian Chief) & his second wife, Sarah Preston.

His father married his mother, Sarah, on Oct. 8, 1832.

Silas Jr.'s siblings were: Lucinda (1932), Tabitha (Feb.6, 1934 - 1914), Robert (Dec. 21, 1835 15 Jul 1858), Caroline (Dec. 21, 1837 June 30, 1901), & Winifield Scott (Dec. 21, 1840 Oct. 1, 1882).

Sarah died on Feb. 9, 1843.

His father's second marriage was to Zelinda Hunter in Upper Sandusky, OH in Oct. 1842. Their children were Catherine (June 15, 1843 - Jan. 19, 1919), Minnarh (July 12, 1846 - ), Duncan (Jan. 23, 1849 - Feb. 22, 1850), McIntyre (July 15, 1852 - Oct. 26, 1926), Elizabeth (Nov. 27, 1854 - 1909), Antoinette (Feb. 15, 1858 - Oct. 10, 1882), & Naomi (Aug. 10, 1861 - Sept. 13, 1933).

His father died on Dec. 14, 1865. Zelinda died on Feb. 10, 1883.

The history of Silas Armstrong's family is very interesting.
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On June 26, 1860, Silas, age 18 lived in Wyandotte, Wyandotte, Kansas Territory with his parents, Silas, age 51, & Jalinda, age 39. They were quite wealthy. His father, a farmer, had land valued at $50,000 & personal wealth valued at $2,000. Silas's siblings were shown as:
Winfield - 20
Silas - 18
Catharine - 17
Minard - 10 (m)
McIntyre - 6 (m)
Elisabeth - 4
Antonette - 2

On August 5, 1865, Silas, age 23, was single & still lived in Wyandotte, KS. His father died in December.

Silas Jr.'s first wife was Marian Parr (1848 1893).

On June 6, 1870, Silas, age 27, & his wife shown as Maria, age 24, lived in Wyandotte Ward 1, Wyandotte Co, KS. He was an Ex Sheriff. They had one son, Robert P., age 3. Others in the household were:
Tabitha Vedder - 34
Matilda Hicks - 20
Caroline Vedder - 10

His second wife was Estelle Zzz.

In 1900 Silas, age 56, a widow, lived on the Shawnee Indian Reservation in Shawnee Nation, Indian Territory.

Researched and compiled by Virginia Brown
November 2012
 
 
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 Parents:
  Silas Armstrong (1810 - 1865)
 
 Sibling:
  Winfield Scott Armstrong (1840 - 1882)*
  Silas Armstrong (1843 - 1907)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wyandotte Indian Cemetery
Wyandotte
Ottawa County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Maintained by: Virginia Brown
Originally Created by: Kim Slayton
Record added: Jul 02, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14802060
Silas Armstrong, Jr
Added by: Jude Lewis
 
 
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- Virginia Brown
 Added: Jan. 12, 2016

- Jude Lewis
 Added: May. 23, 2013

- Virginia Brown
 Added: Nov. 5, 2012
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