|Birth: ||Jan. 2, 1879|
|Death: ||Dec. 14, 1910|
Passenger Engine Hits Young Man
Edward Armstrong fatally injured by Great Northern Train Tuesday. Young man survived by wife and child - Father well-know resident of Brush Prairie.
Edward Armstrong, an employee of the American Signal company which is engaged in putting in the electric blocking system for S.P.& S. contract, was fatally injured by a Great Northern passenger train Tuesday forenoon. The young man was standing on a side track near the yard office when a switch engine approached him. He stepped off the side track onto the main line not seeing the approaching passenger train. The engine of the latter hit him and injured him internally and he died at St. Joseph's hospital this morning at 5 o'clock.
The deceased was 31 years old and is survived by a wife and one child. He was the son of T. S. Armstrong of Brush Prairie. He had been living for sometime in Fruit Valley. Funeral arrangements have not been made yet.
The Vancouver Columbian Thursday 15 Dec 1910
The funeral of Edward Armstrong who died in Vancouver Wednesday morning from being struck with an engine, was held at the home of his father T. S. Armstrong on Friday. Having spent the most of his life near this place he left a host of friends to mourn his loss. Besides his wife and a three weeks old baby boy, he leaves a father, sister and brother who have the sympathy of the entire neighborhood.
The Vancouver Columbian Thursday 22 Dec 1910
Thomas Smith Armstrong (1847 - 1920)
Margaret E. Livingston Armstrong (1855 - 1905)
Myrtle Armstrong Wilson Miller (1876 - 1973)*
Edward W. Armstrong (1879 - 1910)
Note: There is no Marker
Fern Prairie Cemetery
Plot: Sec: 0 Blk: 3 Grave: 42
Created by: Eileen
Record added: Feb 06, 2009
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