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 Commodore Perry Armstrong

Commodore Perry Armstrong

Birth
Hawkins County, Tennessee, USA
Death 10 May 1889 (aged 67)
Dearborn, Platte County, Missouri, USA
Burial New Market, Platte County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 100125207 · View Source
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from Paxton's Annals page 899
Commodore Perry Armstrong died at Dearborn, and was buried at New Market. He was born in Hawkins County, Tenn. March 1, 1822. He was a life-long merchant. At New Market, W. Cartwright and F.M. Tufs, at different times, were his partners. At Arnoldsville he was associated with G.M. Ray. At Dearborn he was alone. At one time he was cashier of the Burnes Bank of Weston. He was a kind and generous Christian gentleman, and enjoyed the full confidence of his neighbors. His first wife was Cynthia Carson, whom he married in 1846. She died in 1864, leaving;
I. Julia Armstrong, b June 26, 1849: m'd March 22, 1868, John W. Osborn of St. Joseph, b July 20, 1834, son of Aaron. Ch:
Myrtle, m'd Dr. Smedley
II. Belle Armstrong, m'd Nov. 2, 1875 Ben W. Gilbert. After Mr. Gilbert's death, she m'd S. Frank Goodson.
III. Lizzie A. Armstrong b. 1846, m'd Jan. 26, 1865 Frank L. Miller, who was shot May 27, 1865, by Sam Hill. Dec. 24, 1867, she married H. Clay Park.
IV. William Armstrong, lived at Oberlin, Ks., now in Omaha; m'd Louise Hosp.
After the death of his first wife, C.P. Armstrong married second, Sep. 28, 1865, Pauline (Lena) Baughman, nee Harlan, born Sep. 7 1840; died Sep. 2, 1877. She was widow of Harlan Baughman, who went south in the war, and never returned. By her, he had:
V. Lulu Armstrong, b. June 13, 1866; m'd Madison Frazier.
Mr. C.P. Armstrong married, third, Dec. 24, 1878, Miss Maggie McInturf, by whom he had;
VI. Perry Armstrong
VII. Nannie Armstrong.
Mrs. Maggie Armstrong, the widow, has married again, in Buchanan County, Mo.


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  • Created by: Bill Foster
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100125207
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Commodore Perry Armstrong (1 Mar 1822–10 May 1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100125207, citing New Market Cemetery, New Market, Platte County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Bill Foster (contributor 47174064) .