"Tennessee Trails" through Bedford County

Bedford County TN Biographies


Farmer; born Rutherford Co., Tenn., May 8, 1853; Irish descent; son of William Abel and Adeline (Wright) Armstrong; married twice, first Araminda Lee, Oct. 1, 1874, second Kate Thweatt, Dec. 27, 1900; Democrat, Independent; besides large farming interests is Director and Stockholder in Bellbuckle Bank, Director and Stockholder in Inter-Southern Life Insurance Co.; started life without any property as a farmer boy; member of Missionary Baptist church.

Source: Who’s Who in Tennessee, Memphis: Paul & Douglass Co., Publishers, 1911; transcribed by Kim Mohler

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