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James Armstrong

Birth
Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Ireland
Death 20 Sep 1829 (aged 74–75)
Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Delaware Run, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Q-19L
Memorial ID 26112893 · View Source
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James Armstrong, a native of Ireland, who taught school and engaged in surveying in that country. He was a well-educated man, and on June 1, 1786, came to America, locating in Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa.
Mr. Armstrong readily procured a position as instructor in the Carlisle High School as teacher of mathematics. While residing in Carlisle he married Eleanor Pollock. Marriage was recorded at the First Presbyterian Church May 24, 1788. (PA Arch Second Series:VIII:578)
Mrs. Armstrong inherited a tract of 200 acres of land in Northumberland County, and James then resigned his position and located thereon. He followed farming until his death.


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  • Created by: Alice Martin LaRue
  • Added: 18 Apr 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26112893
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Armstrong (1754–20 Sep 1829), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26112893, citing Warrior Run Church Cemetery, Delaware Run, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Alice Martin LaRue (contributor 46851451) .