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From: "" <>
Subject: Re: Armstrong, Elliott, Graham
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 99 13:45:21 PDT


Hi folks,

On the Border list Dan and Laurie Isdell <>
announced they'd traced their family back to the Borders
from Ulster (and beyond). See...it can be done!! It
can be done!! I asked permission to post it here and they
agreed.

They are not on this list yet, so email them at the above
address.

"We just connected up our Armstrong ancestors and noticed lots of
other common Border names in there like Elliott amd Graham, so thought
we'd post some info and see if anyone connects. Our info so far
doesn't have siblings listed, just one line of descent, so don't be
thrown by that. We're working on adding in the others and verifying
info, but here are some bare bones. Anyone have these folks in their
tree?

ALEXANDER1 ARMSTRONG was born Abt. 1460, 6th Laird of Mangerton Castle, Scotland.

Child of ALEXANDER ARMSTRONG is:
2.i.JOHN2 ARMSTRONG, b. 1490, Gilknockie, Scotland.

Generation No. 2
JOHN2 ARMSTRONG (ALEXANDER1) was born 1490 in Gilknockie, Scotland.
He married ELIZABETH GRAHAM.

Child of JOHN ARMSTRONG and ELIZABETH GRAHAM is:
3.i.CHRISTOPHER3 ARMSTRONG, b. 1523, Scotland.

Generation No. 3
ease.comA3. CHRISTOPHER3 ARMSTRONG (JOHN2, ALEXANDER1) was born 1523 in
Scotland. He married CATHERINE GRAHAM.

Child of CHRISTOPHER ARMSTRONG and CATHERINE GRAHAM is:
4.i.WILLIAM4 ARMSTRONG, b. 1565 in Scotland.

Generation No. 4

4. WILLIAM4 ARMSTRONG (CHRISTOPHER3, JOHN2, ALEXANDER1) was born 1565
in Scotland. He married MARGARET ELLIOTT.

Child of WILLIAM ARMSTRONG and MARGARET ELLIOTT is:
5.i.THOMAS5 ARMSTRONG, b. 1603, Scotland.

(From here our line emigrates to Ireland and then to PA > VA ca. 1735 with Robert Armstrong.)

Generation No. 5

5. THOMAS5 ARMSTRONG (WILLIAM4, CHRISTOPHER3, JOHN2, ALEXANDER1) was
born 1603 in Scotland.

Child of THOMAS ARMSTRONG is:
6.i.JOHN6 ARMSTRONG, b. 1645, Ireland.

Generation No. 6

6. JOHN6 ARMSTRONG (THOMAS5, WILLIAM4, CHRISTOPHER3, JOHN2,
ALEXANDER1) was born 1645 in Ireland. He married KATHERINE BEARD.

Child of JOHN ARMSTRONG and KATHERINE BEARD is:
7.i.JOHN7 ARMSTRONG, b. 1690, Ireland.

Generation No. 7

7. JOHN7 ARMSTRONG (JOHN6, THOMAS5, WILLIAM4, CHRISTOPHER3, JOHN2,
ALEXANDER1) was born 1690 in Ireland.

Child of JOHN ARMSTRONG is:
8.i.ROBERT8 ARMSTRONG, b. Ireland; d. November 12, 1754, Agusta Co.
Virginia.

Generation No. 8

8. ROBERT8 ARMSTRONG (JOHN7, JOHN6, THOMAS5, WILLIAM4, CHRISTOPHER3,
JOHN2, ALEXANDER1) was born in Ireland, and died November 12, 1754 in
Augusta Co. Virginia. He married (1) MARTHA UNKNOWN. He married (2)
ALICE CALHOUN.

Notes for ROBERT ARMSTRONG:
Robert Armstrong was an immagrant from Northeast Ireland around
Londonderry. He arrived in Chester County about 1735 and migrated
further west to Lancaster County. Then he traveled down the
Shenendoah Valley to Augusta, Virginia. He died there and left a
will.

Lt. Robert Armstrong B/1700 Ulster, Ire. D/1775 Abbeville Co.,S.C.
M/1728 Ireland Alice Calhoun B/1705 Strabane, Donegal Co., Ire.D/11/12/1753 Augusta Co., Va.(Father-William Calhoun, Mother-Alice
Cunningham) Children:First 3 born in Ireland, the rest born in Pa.

1.John Armstrong born Abt. 1729 in Ulster, Antrim Co. Ireland, and
died in Georgia. He married ELIZABETH (MORRIS?).
2.Lt. Robert Armstrong B/1731 D/1798 Knoxville, Tn. M/1746 Loudon Co.,
Va.
1st Jane Van Arsdale, 2nd-Margaret Cunningham
3.James Armstrong B/1733 D/1774 Louisanna
4.benjamin D. Armstrong B/1735 D/1798 Knoxville, Tn. M/1763 Augusta
Co., Va.
Ann Greene
5.Katherine Armstrong B/1737 D/? Laurens Co., S.C. M/1760 Augusta Co.,
Va.
1st-Stewart, 2nd-Michael Finney
6.Hannah Armstrong B/1739 D/? Kentucky M/1754 Augusta Co., Va.
1st-Sumner,
2nd-Robert Kercum
7. Margaret Armstrong B/1741 D/? N.C. M/Abt 1762 N.C. James Donaldson
8.Alice Armstrong B/1746 D/Abt 1794 Knoxville, Tn. M/1763 Abbeville
Co.,
S.C. John Houston
9.Elizabeth Armstrong B/1748 D/? M/? Augusta Co., Va. Henry Donaldson"

[End of Dan's post]

Linda Merle

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