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Henry ARMSTRONG b~1825 AL went ->MS->AR->LA->MS m1st Matilda b ~1827 AL

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Henry ARMSTRONG b~1825 AL went ->MS->AR->LA->MS m1st Matilda b ~1827 AL

Posted: 1342820867000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Stanford Armstrong Waite Simmons Allen
I am working on early AL Armstrong's and have been trying to connect-the-dots for the descendants of:

Edward Armstrong
b ~1735 IRELAND
m Bet. 1775 - 1782 probably NC to MRS. Milly House
d aft 1784 Duplin Co., NC
[NOTE: Milly had a son by her 1st m named Wm. House b ~1775 NC]

Edward was a Rev War Patriot. DAR ANCESTOR # A003095

There are several DAR applic(s) for Edw. & Milly's son, Thomas Armstrong [b 1782 Duplin Co., NC m3x & d 1858 Jasper Co., TX.] His 1st wife, Rachel Cooper, is the one by whom he had children. Thomas is fairly well-researched and documented.

It's Thomas' brother, Andrew Armstrong, who interests me most right now and . . .specifically . . . for this post Andrew's son, Henry Armstrong.

Andrew Armstrong
b abt 1782 Duplin Co., AL
m 9 Jan 1811 Bulloch Co., GA to Sarah Stanford
d aft the 1870 Census [not sure where, but he was 84 and living with his son, Henry, in Choctaw Co., AL on the 1870 Census.]

The following records are cut&pastes from's transcribed abstracts "as is" with my comments in brackets.
They follow Henry, s/o Andrew & Sarah, as he travels from AL to MS to Arkansas to LA and back to MS [looking at the birthplaces of the children in his home]

Sadly, I have not yet found marriage records to identify Henry's wife/wives [i.e., their maiden names].
25 Sep 1850 US Federal Census - Beat 5, Clarke, Mississippi
Dwelling: 456 Family: 458
Andrew Armstrong 65 [b abt 1785] NC [brother to Thomas]
Sarah Armstrong 60 [b abt 1790] GA
William House 75 [b abt 1775] NC [p 5 "Memoirs of G. W. Armstrong" id'ed him.]
[William "Billy" House is Milly's son by her previous marriage, therefore, step-brother of Andrew Armstrong]
1850 U Federal Census - Beat 5, Clarke, Mississippi
Dwelling: 461 Family: 463
Henry Armstrong 25 [abt 1825 ] GA [p 5 "Memoirs of G. W. Armstrong" ids a son for Andrew named Henry. Is this Andrew's son?]
Matilda Armstrong 23 [abt 1827] AL
Andrew Armstrong 5 [abt 1845] AL
Elizabeth Armstrong 6 [abt 1844] AL
Amanda Armstrong 1 [abt 1849] MS
1860 US Federal Census - Extra, Ashley, Arkansas
Post Office: Hamburg
Henry Armstrong 30-AL [b~1830]
Matilda Armstrong 30-AL [b~1830]
Elizabeth Armstrong 14-AL [b~1846]
Andrew H Armstrong 12 -AL [b~1848]
Sarah Armstrong 9-MS [b~1851]
Orvaline Armstrong 7-Louisiana [b~1853]
Radvina Armstrong 6-Louisiana [b~1854]
James Armstrong 2-Louisiana [b~1858]
1870 US Federal Census - Township 15, Choctaw, Alabama
Post Office: Butler
Henry Armstrong 44-AL-[b~1826]
Ann Armstrong 43-NC-[b~1827]
Lugenia Armstrong 12-AL-[b~1858] [All ch indicated as b AL = wrong(?)]
Morris Armstrong 11-AL-[b~1859]
Andrew Armstrong 21-AR-[b~1849]
James Armstrong 12-AR-[b~1858]
Mattie Armstrong 9-AR-[b~1861]
Andrew Armstrong 84-VA [b~1786] [Birthplace? NC]
1880 US Federal Census - Meridian, Lauderdale, Mississippi
Occupation: Farmer
Henry Armstrong 55- GA-SC-GA [b~1825]
Laura Armstrong 53 -SC-[blank]-[blank] [b~1827]
James J. Armstrong - son-21-LA-GA-SC [b~1859]
Mattie Armstrong dau.-19-LA-GA-SC [b~1861]
Leguein Allen stpdau-21-AL-SC-SC [Lugenia? or Eugenia?] [b~1859]
Henry had a brother named:
Thomas Young Armstrong [I have pretty good data on him.]
b 1812 Bulloch Co., GA d 1893 Jasper Co., MS
m 20 Aug 1843 Amanda Simmons
and is buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Jasper Co., MS

I also believe Henry had 2 sisters who married WAITE brothers in Wilcox Co., AL:
Elizabeth m Russell Waite [Clarke Co., MS 1850, afterwards?]
Nancy m Francis Waite [I have good data on them.]

There is a possibility that there was 1 more sister to Henry. Making Andrew & Sarah Stanford's family: 2 sons & 3 daughters.

Are there any descendants out there who know more about this HENRY Armstrong?

I suspect the answers are in Mississippi records - Lauderdale Co., and surrounding counties. I wish I could find more MS records online.

Respectfully yours,
Sally Randol-Hardy
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