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Robert W. Armstrong
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Birth: 1871
Death: 1920

Parents:
William Duff Armstrong (1833-1899)
Martha E Shults Armstrong (1843-1882)

Robert Armstrong's grandfather, John "Jack" Armstrong(1803-1857) is famous for his wrestling match with Abraham Lincoln. Mr. Lincoln and Jack Armstrong were lifelong friends thereafter.

Robert Armstrong's father William "Duff" Armstrong(1833-1899) was the defendant in the famous "Almanac Trial". Abraham Lincoln defended "Duff" and won his freedom for no fee due to his friendship with the Armstrong family.

Robert Armstrong's great uncle, Judge Bowling Greene(1786-1742) and wife, Nancy Potter Green(1793-1867) were the good friends of Abraham Lincoln who took him into their home when he was despondent over the death of his first love, Ann Rutledge(1813-1835).

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Duff Armstrong (1833 - 1899)
  Martha E. Schults Armstrong (1843 - 1882)
 
 Siblings:
  Hugh Armstrong (1861 - 1917)**
  Hannah Armstrong Munsch (1865 - 1936)*
  John Crittenden Armstrong (1868 - 1871)*
  Robert W. Armstrong (1871 - 1920)
  Julia A Armstrong (1876 - 1878)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Walkers Grove Cemetery
Easton
Mason County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Michael Ratliff Lutz
Originally Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Oct 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60829398
Robert W. Armstrong
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Robert W. Armstrong
Added by: Debra
 
Robert W. Armstrong
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- Michael Ratliff Lutz
 Added: Oct. 14, 2012
 
 
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