Person:Alexander Armstrong (6)

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Alexander ARMSTRONG
d.9 MAR 1857 Washtenaw Co MI
  1. Robert Armstrong, (?)Abt 1750 -
  2. Sarah ARMSTRONG1753 - 1841
  3. John N ARMSTRONGBet 1755 & 75 -
  4. George ARMSTRONG1759 - 1842
  5. Alexander ARMSTRONG1763 - 1857
m. 1816
  1. George ARMSTRONG1816 - 1868
  2. Elizabeth ARMSTRONG1819 -
  3. Emily J ARMSTRONG1828 - 1891
  4. Alexander J ARMSTRONG1830 - 1891
  • HAlexander ARMSTRONG1763 - 1857
  1. John D ARMSTRONGAbt 1798 - 1891
Facts and Events
Name Alexander ARMSTRONG
Gender Male
Birth? 6 MAR 1763 poss Cumberland Co PA
Marriage 1816 Geneva NYto Grissel CHAPMAN
Death? 9 MAR 1857 Washtenaw Co MI

On 4 Jul 1798 John N Armstrong of Seneca Town sold land to Alexander Armstrong of the same location for $$670. On 20 Jan 1808, Robert Armstrong of “town of Vernon county of Ontario” sold land for $400 to Alexander Armstrong of Seneca Town, Ontario Co, adjoining John McLean’s.

It is speculation that he is brother to the other 3, based on place of origin, also the marriages with Chapmans. Carol Anders wrote ABB in 1990 that Sarah and George had brother Alexander, whose children were Martin Nailor, b 1801 [Nailor is listed along with other common Scotch-Irish names in early Cumberland Co PA. James Armstrong listed specifically in this source, Ancestry.com.] Elizabeth, 1803 Sarah 1805 George, 1807 Alexander McLean, 1809

There were possibly two Alexander Armstrongs in Geneva NY. This man may have been bro/o James & George from Somerset Co NJ: 1800 Geneva, Ontario Co NY, 10001/10201 1810 Seneca Twp, Ontario Co NY, 00001/0

This man from PA was clearly this Alexander: 1820 Seneca Twp, Ontario Co NY, 100201/11010 (clearly this man) 1830 Seneca Twp, Ontario Co NY, 111010001/1010001 1840 Freedom Tp, Washtenaw Co MI: 0011100001/00100001 1850 Lodi Two, Washtenaw Co MI, 87 b PA, w/Grissel, 60, George, 34 NY, Alexander, 20 NY It appears that he was alone in 1810, but married or remarried in 1820 and might have been rejoined by two sons 16-26. There are several Armstrong-Chapman marriages in this family.

His daughter’s bio stated he had 7 children, 2 living in 1891. One older son is prob John D. of Washtenaw Co, 1840 census.

Alexander Armstrong of Mercer Co PA, 1810, had 5 sons and 2 dts.