Person:William Armstrong (44)

William Armstrong, of the Little Calfpasture, Augusta County, VA
m. ABT 1750
  1. Amos Armstrong1750 - 1799
  2. John Morgan Armstrong1759 - 1821
  3. William Armstrong, of the Little Calfpasture, Augusta County, VA1759 - 1853
  • HWilliam Armstrong, of the Little Calfpasture, Augusta County, VA1759 - 1853
  • WElizabeth Jane ErwinBef 1771 -
m. 1 APR 1788
  • HWilliam Armstrong, of the Little Calfpasture, Augusta County, VA1759 - 1853
  • WMargaret JamesonABT 1773 - 1805
m. 1793
  1. Thomas Armstrong1794 -
Facts and Events
Name William Armstrong, of the Little Calfpasture, Augusta County, VA
Gender Male
Birth? 12 Dec. 1759 Augusta County, Virginia
Alt Birth? 12 DEC 1759 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 1 APR 1788 Augusta County, Virginiato Elizabeth Jane Erwin
Marriage 1793 to Margaret Jameson
Death? 29 OCT 1853 Augusta County, Virginia

William Armstrong was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Records of William Armstrong in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 2 - William Armstrong's Declaration, 26th October, 1832: Of the Little Calf Pasture. Was born in Augusta County December 12, 1759; the record is in the possession of his youngest sister, living in Ohio; was drafted for three months in March, 1778 or 1779; rendezvoused at Col Samuel Vance's, on Back Creek; marched to Clover Lick, thence, via Tygert's Valley, to the West Fork of the Monongahela River, where he remained until the June following, when his term expired and he was discharged. The object of this draft was to protect the citizens of that part of the State from incursions of the Indians; he was under the command of Capt. William Kinkead and Ensign James Steele. About the first of March, 1781, he was again drafted, and with other mounted men proceeded via Rockfish Gap, Lynch's Ferry and the Sonca Towns, on Dan River, to North Carolina, where he joined the main army of the south, then commanded by Gen. Greene; he does not recall the place of this junction; after joining the army he, with his companions, was dismounted and the horses were sent back; was in the company of Capt. Guin during the whole tour in Col. Campbell's Regiment; was in the battle of Guilford; they retired to Troublesome Iron Works, in Rockingham County, North Carolina, where he was discharged. In July, 1781, he was again drafted for three months; rendezvoused at Staunton, and marched via Charlottesville, Richmond, and Jamestown to York, where he joined the main army under Washington; on October 17th he was discharged, and returned home two days before the surrender; was under the command of Capt. James Bell, Lieut. John Wackub, Ensign Alex. Crawford; the regiment was commanded by Col. Samuel Lewis and Major William Long. Smith Thompson, aged 84 years, on July 19th last, deposes that he was fellow soldier with declarant at Guilford and Yorktown.

Information on William Armstrong

Armstrong, William (1) Little Calf Pasture Plantation VA 12 Dec. 1759 (2) Augusta Co. VA 29 Oct. 1853 (4) Pvt VA (5) Jamison, Margaret (6) Augusta Co. VA 1793 Narramore, Dorothy Allene Strawn (Mrs. Raymond) #366468 Zebulon Pike R Norland, Virginia Brown (Mrs. L.A.)

  1. 266438 Alamosa D

Strawn, Mary Isabella (Mrs. W. F.)

  1. 266439 Alamosa D

DAR Application of Dorothy Allen Narramore being of the age of eighteen years and upwards, hereby apply for membership in the society by right of lineal descent in the flolowing line from William Armstrong who was born in little calfpasture plantation on the 12th day of December 1754 and died in Augusta Co. Virginia on the 29th day of Oct 1853. His place of residence during the Revolution was Augusta County Virginia.

I am the daughter Wilder Irving Straunb 7-2-1879 at Odell IL died at (still living) on- wife Maude May Robertson born 12-19-1882 at Kansas died at Columbus Kansas on 4-21-1945 married 1905 the said Wilder Irving Straun was the child of Wilder fairbanks Straun born 5-8-1853 at Columbus KS wife Mary Isabel brown b. 8-2-1851 at Midway Va died Colorado Sps CO on 6-1936 m 1875 the said mary Isabel Brown was child of John Randolph Brown b. 5-19-1826 Augusta Co. VA died Columbus KS in 1994 m. 5-9-1850 the said Mary Eliz Armstrong was the child of William James Armstrong b. 10-26-1795 at Augusta Co. VA buried New Providence VA 6-28-1841 and his wife Polly McCutchan b ca 1801 buried New Providence Va 1838 married about 1824. The said William Armstrong born 12-21-1759 at little calf pasture plantation va died Augusta Co. Va on 10-29-1853 and his wife Margaret Jamison b ca 1773 died 6-21-1805 m 1793 Children of the Revolutionary Ancestor Margaret Jameson Mother Thomas b 3-17-1794 William Jamison b etc. etc.