Jeremiah Frazier Armstrong


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Jeremiah Frazier "Jerry" Armstrong was born September 8, 1819, in Escott, Upper Canada, and died January 27, 1911, in Cornwall Division, Stormont Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 91.  He is the son of John Nelson Armstrong of Caintown, Upper Canada, and Mary B. "Polly" Wood of Canada. Mary (age 71) was living in 1870 in Oswego Co., NY, with the James Delos Armstrong family. Emigrated in 1850?

Mary Griffin was born April 8, 1827, in Lansdowne, Leeds Co., Upper Canada, and died November 1, 1915, in Cornwall Division, Stormont Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 89. She is the daughter of John Griffen and Unknown.

Jeremiah Frazier Armstrong (age 24) and Mary Griffin (age 16) were married January 8, 1844, in Lansdowne, Leeds Co., Canada West.

Jeremiah Frazier Armstrong and Mary (Griffin) Armstrong had nine children:

  1. Lucy Ann Armstrong: Born October 31, 1844, in Escott, Ontario; Died July 22, 1906, in Chatham, Kent Co., Ontario, Canada. Married September 7, 1865, in Ogdensburgh, NY, to Edward Patrick Montague: Born after 1836 in Ontario; Died Unknown.
  2. Sarah Taylor Armstrong: Born October 11, 1848, in Escott, Ontario; Died Unknown.
  3. Clarissa Armstrong: Born November 20, 1850, in Escott, Ontario; Died August 15, 1853, in Unknown.
  4. Charles Edward Armstrong: Born about 1851 in Canada West; Died Unknown. Married (1) Unknown. Died. Married (2) January 20, 1921, in St. Andrews, Stormont Co., Ontario, Canada, to Edith Russell: Born about 1884 in Cornwall, Canada; Died Unknown.
  5. Harriett Armstrong: Born September 10, 1852, in Escott, Ontario; Died August 15, 1853, in Escott, Ontario, Canada.
  6. Mary Etta Armstrong: Born August 3, 1854, in Yonge's Mills, Leeds Co., Ontario, Canada; Died October 9, 1942, in Unknown. Married about 1874 to Charles See: Born about 1850 in Yonge's Mills, Leeds Co., Ontario, Canada, Died Unknown.
  7. Nathan Henry Armstrong: Born about 1860 in Town of Cornwall West; Died Unknown. Married January 10, 1883, in Stormont, Canada, to Margery McKay: Born about 1861 in Cornwall Twp., Canada; Died Unknown.
  8. George Washington Armstrong: Born August 13, 1857, in Yonge's Mills, Leeds Co., Ontario, Canada; Died Unknown. Married January 24, 1883, in Cornwall, Stormont Co., Canada, to Anabella Willemina Mersy Barnhart: Born April 21, 1858, in Cornwall; Died August 6, 1907, Cornwall, Ontario, Canada.
  9. William Henry Armstrong: Born December 13, 1859, in Yonge's Mills, Leeds Co., Ontario, Canada; Died Unknown in Thorold, Ontario, Canada.



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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.

Jeremiah Frazier Armstrong was born September 8, 1819, in Escott, Upper Canada.

Mary Griffin was born April 8, 1827, in Lansdowne, Leeds Co., Upper Canada.

Jeremiah Frazier Armstrong (age 24) and Mary Griffin (age 16) were married January 8, 1844, in Lansdowne, Leeds Co., Canada West.

The 1851 Canadian Census shows Jeramiah Armstrong (age 33) born in Canada is living in Escott, Leeds Co., Canada West. Living with him is Mary Armstrong (age 24) born in Canada. Also living there are four children, all born in Canada: Lucy Armstrong (age 8); Sarah Armstrong (age 5); Clarissa Armstrong (age 3); and Mary Armstrong (age 1).

The 1851 Census for Escott Twp., Leeds County lists the family as Jeremiah, 33; hiw wife, Mary, 24; and children Lucy Ann, 8; Sarah, 5; Clarissa, 3 and Mary, 1.
In 1861 the family consisted of Jeremiah Armstrong, Farmer, age 42, his wife, Mary, 34, plus children: Sarah, 13; Emily, 7; George, 4; and William, 2. It also indicates that Jeremiah had $1200 invested in a saw mill.

The 1891 Canadian Census taken in April 9, 1891, shows Jeremiah Armstrong (age 60) born is a Wood Turner and is living in the North Ward, City of Brockville, Brockville District, Ontario, Canada. Living with him is his wife, Mary Armstrong (age 60) born in Ontario. Also living there is his unmarried son: Charlie Armstrong (age 25) born in Ontario, an Undertaker.

The 1901 Canadian Census taken in April 22, 1901, shows Jermiah Armstrong (age 81) born September 10, 1819, in Ontario is a Wood Turner and is living in Cornwall, Cornwall and Stormont Co., Ontario, Canada. Living with him is his wife, Mary Armstrong (age 74) born April 8, 1827, in Ontario. Also living there is his widowed daughter: Emma See. (age 46) born August 3, 1854, in Ontario.

Jeremiah Frazier Armstrong died January 27, 1911, in Cornwall Division, Stormont Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 91. 


Jeremiah Frazier Armstrong Death Record.


The 1911 Canadian Census taken in April 22, 1901, shows Charles Armstrong (age 49) born May 1862, in Ontario is an unmarried Confectioner and is living at Pt 4 S 3rd, Town of Cornwall, Stormont District, Ontario, Canada. Living with him are: his sister, Emily Sea (age 56) born August 1854 in Ontario; and his widowed mother, Mary Armstrong (age 84) born April 1828 in Ontario.

Mary (Griffin) Armstrong died November 1, 1915, in Cornwall Division, Stormont Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 89.


Mary (Griffin) Armstrong Death Record.