Henry S. Armstrong

Male 1867 - 1899  (31 years)


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  1. 1.  Henry S. Armstrong was born on 23 May 1867 in North Cohocton, Steuben Co., New York, USA; died on 13 Mar 1899 in Avoca, Steuben Co., New York, USA; was buried in Highland Cemetery, Avoca, Steuben Co., New York, USA.

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    Henry was born to Eliphalet and Elizabeth (Brewer) Armstrong, the first of five children. His siblings were Fred, Delmar, Anna, and Florence "Flossie". His growing up years were spent in Steuben County, New York.

    December 31, 1888 he married Sarah E. West in Springwater, Livingston, New York. To this union were born three children - Sidney E. and Reginald H., both born in Geneseo, Livingston County, New York, and Earl C. born in Angelica Allegany County, New York.

    In 1894 he graduated from The Geneseo State Normal School, now the State University of New York at Geneseo, and in September took the position of principal of the union school at Angelica, Allegany County. A few years later he became the principal of the Avoca Union School in Steuben County. Shortly before his death, he was elected to The Steuben County Conference of Principals and School Commissioners and served as the secretary. He died unexpectedly of typhoid pneumonia at the young age of 31

    Henry married Sarah E. West on 31 Dec 1888 in Springwater, Livingston Co., New York, USA. Sarah died on 18 Nov 1906; was buried in Clearview Cemetery, Cohocton, Steuben Co., New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]