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Francis "Frank" Armstrong was born about 1818 in Northern Ireland, and died 1865 - 1871 in Cavan, Durham Co., Ontario, Canada? at age Unknown. He is the son of Unknown.

Ann Hodgson was born about 1823 in England and died after 1871 in Unknown. She is the daughter of Unknown.

Francis "Frank" Armstrong and Ann Hodgson were married Unknown.

Francis "Frank" Armstrong and Ann (Hodgson) Armstrong had several children:

  1. Thomas Armstrong: Born Unknown in Unknown; Died after 1881 in Unknown.

  2. Mary A. Armstrong: Born about 1854 in Cavan Twp., Ontario, Canada; Died about 1865 in Canada. Married about 1851 in Unknown to James Deyell: Born about 1831 in Ireland or in Cavan Twp., Peterborough Co., Upper Canada; Died Unknown.
  3. Susan S. Armstrong: Born December, 1857, in Millbrook, Cavan Twp., Ontario, Canada; Died March 31, 1937, in Saginaw, Saginaw Co., MI (age 79). Saginaw, Saginaw Co., MI. Buried in Brady Hill Cemetery, Saginaw, Saginaw Co., MI. Married November 16, 1881, in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, to George Jacques: Born November, 1853, in Hope Twp., Ontario, Canada West; Died June 19, 1916, at St. Mary's Hospital, Saginaw, Saginaw Co., MI (age 67). Buried in Brady Hill Cemetery, Saginaw, Saginaw Co., MI. They immigrated to the United States in 1890.
  4. Ida Armstrong: Born about 1861 in Cavan Twp., Ontario, Canada; Died after 1881 in Unknown.
  5. Frances Charlotte Armstrong: Born March, 1865, in Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes Municipality, Ontario, Canada; Died April 5, 1943, in Pontiac, Oakland Co., MI (age 78). Buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Saginaw, Saginaw Co., MI. Married to Robert McVety: Born February 18, 1853, in Quebec, Canada; Died February 9, 1920, in Saginaw, Saginaw Co., MI (age 66). Buried in Brady Hill Cemetery, Saginaw, Saginaw Co., MI.



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Ontario was known as: "Upper Canada" from December 26, 1791, to February 10, 1841; "Canada West" from February 10, 1841, to July 1, 1867; and "Ontario" after July 1, 1867.

Francis "Frank" Armstrong was born about 1818 in Ireland.

Ann Hodson was born about 1823 in England.

The 1861 Ontario, Canada Census shows Frances Armstrong (age 33) born in Ireland is a married male Carpenter and is living in a 1-1/2 story frame house in One Twp., Cavan, Durham Co., Ontario, Canada. Living with him is a married female, Ann Armstrong (age 29) born in England. Also living there are the following females, all unmarried and born in Upper Canada: Mary Armstrong (age 7); and Susan Armstrong (age 3).

The 1871 Ontario, Canada Census shows James Deyell (age 40) born in Ontario is a Head of Household married Carpenter with Canadian Presbyterian religion and is living in Cavan Twp., Durham East, Ontario, Canada. Living with him is Elizabeth Deyell (age 30) born in Ontario, who is married. Also living there are the following, all unmarried and born in Ontario: Ann E. Deyell (age 19); Sarah J. Deyell (age 15); William J. Deyell (age 13); Mary Deyell (age 12); and David Deyell (age 10). A widow, Ann Armstrong, and her family live nearby.

The 1871 Ontario, Canada Census shows Ann Armstrong (age 38) born in England and of English Origin is a Head of Household Widow with Church of England religion and is living in Cavan Twp., Durham East, Ontario, Canada. Living with her are the following females, all unmarried and born in Ontario, Canada, with Irish Origin and with Church of England religion: Mary A. Armstrong (age 16); Susan S. Armstrong (age 12); Ida Armstrong (age 10); and Frances C. Armstrong (age 7).

Elizabeth (Abbey ) Deyell died February 17, 1873, in Welcome, Durham Co., Ontario, Canada, at about age 31. She was murdered, but no one was ever convicted, even though it appeared her husband was the likely suspect. The family later learned that she had been murdered for some money left to her by her brother Isaac, who died in 1865.

The 1881 Ontario, Canada Census shows Ann Armstrong (age 48) born in England with English Origin is a Head of Household Widow with Methodist Church of Canada religion and is living in the Village of Millbrook,  Durham East, Ontario, Canada. Living with her are the following females, all unmarried and born in Ontario, Canada, with English Origin and with Methodist Church of Canada religion, and with an occupation of Tailoress: Susan Armstrong (age 22); Ida Armstrong (age 17); and Charlott Armstrong (age 15).