John Wooley “Jack” Armstrong

Birth
Christian County, Kentucky, USA
Death 1 Jun 1897 (aged 41)
Crofton, Christian County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 171932457 · View Source
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Transcribed from "Cemetery Records Northern Portion Christian County, KY," compiled by Anna Hunsaker Meador, 1976.



Inscription

(Newspaper, Friday, 4 Jun 1897) paraphrased, ... "well known farmer of Crofton neighborhood, committed suicide Tuesday afternoon by hanging. ... As he failed to return for supper a search was instituted and about six o'clock one of his daughters found his lifeless body hanging from a tier pole in his barn. ...Mr. W.S. Long, friend and neighbor testified that Mr. Armstrong talked to him about financial troubles and hard times... Mr. Armstrong was about 40 years old and in moderate circumstances. He leaves a wife and eight children.


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  • Created by: Ellie Cox
  • Added: 28 Oct 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 171932457
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Wooley “Jack” Armstrong (9 Mar 1856–1 Jun 1897), Find a Grave Memorial no. 171932457, citing Bowling Cemetery, Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Ellie Cox (contributor 47044079) .