Buchanan County, Missouri

Armstrong, William A.
was born in Ohio on 7 Oct 1818. When about 10 years of age he moved to Ind, where he, on 10 June 1841, was married to Miss Louisa Morgan. The following fall he moved to Rushville, Buchanan co, Mo, where he continued to live until his death on 24 July 1877...In his views he was a thorough Methodist. The Church of his choice he ardently loved...His ear ever attentive to the cry of distress...He was one of the purest men I have ever known (eulogy). Gradually he sank into the grave.  One son had preceded him to the grave.  He left upon the shores of time a wife, a son and a dau. - A Falconer
[Source: Extract from "St. Louis Christian Advocate" newspaper printed on August 6, 1877.  Transcribed by Barbara Z.]

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