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William E. Armstrong

William E. Armstrong

Male 1861 - 1915  (53 years)

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  • Name William E. Armstrong  [1, 2
    Born 12 Jul 1861  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Extraction - Coal Co. salesman 
    Occupation Transportation - Railroad agent 
    Died 30 Mar 1915  Toledo, Lucas Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried 1 Apr 1915  Willow Cem, Oregon, Lucas Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I1782  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2020 

    Father Charles H. Armstrong,   b. Abt 1842, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1862, Fort Pickering, Memphis, Shelby Cnty, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 20 years) 
    Mother Ellen Lavinia Snouffer,   b. 7 Feb 1841, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1913, Blendon Twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 19 May 1861  Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F631  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lillian L. Young,   b. 1866, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955, W. Bloomfield, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married Y  [3, 6
    Children 
     1. Ellsworth Norman Armstrong,   b. 1 Oct 1890, Westerville, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1957, Toledo, Lucas Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. Gladys Armstrong,   b. 7 Oct 1891, Toledo, Lucas Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1978, Southfield, Oakland Cnty, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     3. Helen Armstrong,   b. 5 Aug 1897, Toledo, Lucase Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1970, Detroit, Wayne Cnty, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +4. Mary Ellen Armstrong,   b. 19 Jun 1908, Toledo, Lucas Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1990, Detroit, Wayne Cnty, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F646  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1870 census reported that 8-yr old "Willie Armstrong," was living with his grandparents, "Snoffer, John," a 52-yr old "Farmer" and Julia, 47, and their daughter "Sintha," 21, his aunt. 1870 U.S. Census, Perry twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH (M 593, Roll 1200, p. 679).

      The 1880 census shows the 4 of them still living together: "Snoffer [sic], B. John," a 62 yr old farmer, living with his wife Julia, 57, who was "keeping house," daughter Sylvania, 32, who "assists in home," and grandson William Armstrong, 19. 1880 U.S. Census, Perry twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH (T 9, Roll 1015, p. 171).

      The 1900 census lists William E, 38, living with his wife "Lelie," 33, born in Indiana, and 3 Ohio-born children: son "Elza N," 9, born Oct 1890; and daughters "Gladus," 8, born Oct. 1891; and Helen, 2, born Aug 1897. William was employed as a railroad clerk. 1900 U.S. Census, Ward 6, Toledo, Lucas Cnty, OH (T 623, Roll 1297, stamped p. 301B).

      The 1910 census records "Wm. E. Armstrong," 48, living with his wife "Leanor," 43, and 4 children: son "Ellsworth," 19; and daughters Gladys, 18; Helen 12; and Mary E, 1. William worked as a freight agent for the railroad; Ellsworth worked as a railroad clerk. 1910 U.S. Census, Ward 12, Toledo, Lucas Cnty, OH (T 624, Roll 1210, stamped p. 262B).

      William's Ohio Death Certificate # 16897 (31 Mar 1915) indicates that he was a traveling salesman for the W. H. Warner Coal Co.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1064] Indiana Counties, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001, (Online database, http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60282).

    2. [S148] Ohio, Ohio, Deaths, 1908 - 1953, (State Vital Statistics Unit, Ohio Dep't of Health, PO Box 15098, Columbus, OH 43215; via https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1307272), (Cert. # 16897).

    3. [S89] Family Tree Maker, "World Family Tree", (The Learning Company, Inc., Cambridge, MA, and Broderbund Software Co., Novato, CA [Genealogy "Trees" submitted by various contributors (shown by CD vol #, Tree # )] ), v. 3, t. 5844.

    4. [S535] Ohio, Lucas Cnty, Toledo,1900 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T623, Roll 1297, p. 301B).

    5. [S148] Ohio, Ohio, Deaths, 1908 - 1953, (State Vital Statistics Unit, Ohio Dep't of Health, PO Box 15098, Columbus, OH 43215; via https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1307272), (Cert. # 16897) (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S103] FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 112790888.