George Washington Armer

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George Washington Armer

  • Birth 30 May 1890 Bertrand, Mississippi County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 9 Apr 1956 Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial East Prairie, Mississippi County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 27151856

George was born 22 days after his father's death. He is the youngest of nine children: Mary A., infant (gender unknown), Daniel D., William H., Elbert S., Robert Bridwell, Thomas J., Nellie J., (and George) Armer.

Per Missouri death certificate # 15212, he was born May 30, 1891. Tombstone indicates 1890. He was a laborer by occupation.

George W. Armour Dies After Long Illness

Following a long illness from a heart ailment, George Washington Armour died at 11:15 last night at his home at 966 Lake street.

Mr. Armour was born at the Armour homestead near Bertrand in Mississippi County the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Armour, pioneer residents of that community. An elder Armour gave the land for sites of the Armour school house and the Armour cemetery three and a half miles south of Bertrand, and was long a prominent Mississippi county farmer.

George W. Armour was married May 14, 1911, to Miss Bertie Mainord, who survives him. For some years he engaged in farming and in 1924 came to Sikeston, where he had since resided. He was a member of the Methodist church.

Surviving, besides the wife, are two sons, Ralph of Sikeston and Conn Armour of St. Louis; three brothers, Dan Armour of Dallas, Texas, R.B. Armour of St. Louis and Thomas J. Armour of Danville, Ill., and one sister, Mrs. M. T. Nicholson of Flint, Mich.

The body is presently at the Nunnelee Funeral Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

**Note: the surname is misspelled in the obituary.


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  • Maintained by: Lynn
  • Originally Created by: Graver Gal
  • Added: 27 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27151856
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Washington Armer (30 May 1890–9 Apr 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27151856, citing Armer Cemetery, East Prairie, Mississippi County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Lynn (contributor 47035119) .