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Abigale Kenmore Armstrong
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Birth: Oct. 14, 1813, Scotland
Death: Sep., 1913
White County
Indiana, USA

Abigale Kenmore Armstrong was the daughter of Joseph Kenmore and Elizabeth Henneth of Scotland. Her parents died when she was young and she was raised by a family named Borlen which is the name she went by in Scotland. She was an active participant opposing the infamous Scottish Highland Land Closings, held office in the resistance and was known as the Orange Lady. She provide a meeting place for the resistance. A price was place for her capture. She went to Northern Ireland where she met and married William John Armstrong an Ulster Scott who's forefathers were soldiers for the English colonization of Northern Ireland. They migrated to America, lived a short time in Ohio, then settled in the Blue Sea area of White County, Indiana. There she and her husband were highly thought of by their neighbors and were honorably called Uncle Johnny and Aunt Abbie.

William John and Abigale Kenmore Armstrong were the parents of:
1. Joseph Armstrong born 25 December 1862 in Ohio. He married Rose Meneva Stover on 26 May 1885. They were the parents of Margaret Elizabeth Armstrong Lilly, David Albert and William Floyd. Joseph and Rose are buried in White County's West Point Cemetery.

2. Margaret Armstrong, married a Mr. Makenson of Indianapolis, Indiana.

Family links: 
  William John Armstrong (1828 - 1927)*
  Joseph Armstrong (1862 - 1926)*
*Calculated relationship
Meadow Lake Cemetery
White County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Roger Spurgeon
Record added: Jun 08, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112005930
Abigale <i>Kenmore</i> Armstrong
Added by: Roger Spurgeon
Abigale <i>Kenmore</i> Armstrong
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Added by: RL (Bob) Nielsen
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In Honor and Respect, her 2nd great grandson
- Roger Spurgeon
 Added: Dec. 12, 2014

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