Harvey Armstrong & Margaret Ann McCoy

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Family Group Report

Husband

Harvey Armstrong

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 31 May 1834 Doe Hill, Highland, Virginia  (birth date/place from death certificate)
Marriage 7 Aug 1855 Highland, Virginia  (from Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, FHL Film# 31997, p2, #11)
Death 24 May 1928 Abbott, Upshur, West Virginia  [ death-certificate ]
Burial Beechtown Cemetery, Frenchton, Upshur, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father William Armstrong  (born in Virginia) 1804-1834
his Mother Eleanor Wilson  (born in Virginia) 1804-1881
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death: "Old Age" (age 93y-11m-5d)
Wife

Margaret Ann "Peggy" McCoy

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 22 Apr 1838 Highland, Virginia
Death 23 Dec 1921 Abbott, Upshur, West Virginia
Burial Beechtown Cemetery, Frenchton, Upshur, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father Henry McCoy  (1803-1862)
her Mother Mary A. Bodkin Kiracofe (1811-1903)
Notes about Wife:
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 F Martha J. Armstrong
"Mattie"
b 3 Sep 1856 Highland, Virginia  (birth-date/state from death-cert) [ d.c. sp. 1858-1935 ]
m 3 Jan 1878 Upshur, WV  [ marriage register page 40, line 1 ] Gordon Battelle Talbott
d 7 Jul 1926 Frenchton, Upshur, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Beechtown Cem
2 F Madora E. Armstrong b 1858 Upshur, WV (sp. 1855-1936)
m 7 Oct 1880 Upshur, WV  [ marriage-register page 45, line 56 ] William Washington Lance
d 16 Dec 1951 Pomeroy, Ohio bur: Point Pleasant Cem
3 F Ann E. Armstrong b 4 Oct 1861 Upshur, WV  [ birth-register page 36, line 3 ] [ d.c. sp. 1860-1949 ]
m 8 Jan 1880 Upshur, WV  [ marriage-register page 44, line 4 ] Seleucus E. Marple
d 5 Jan 1944 Upshur, WV bur: Friendship Cem.
4 M William H. Armstrong b 28 Apr 1867 Rock Cave, WV  (birth date/place from death-cert)  
m      
d 17 Oct 1940 Upshur, WV  [ death-certificate ]  
5 F Mary E. Armstrong b 28 Sep 1869 Upshur, WV  [ birth-register page 66, line 2 ]  
m 11 Nov 1895 Upshur, WV  [ marriage-license page 290 ] Aristibolus Wilson
d      
6 F Minnie Armstrong b 6 Sep 1871 Upshur, WV  [ birth-register page 78, line 2 ]  
m 20 Dec 1894 Upshur, WV  [ marriage-license page 140 ] John W. Jeffries
d      
7 M Edward L. Armstrong b 20 May 1875 Upshur, WV (full birth-date on tombstone) [ d.c. sp. died 1931 ]
m 8 Dec 1898 Upshur, WV  [ marriage-license page 308 ] Vernia L. Gould
d 18 Sep 1918 Elkins, Randolph, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Beechtown Cem.
8 F Margaret Armstrong b 22 Nov 1877 Upshur, WV  (birth date/state from death-cert) [ d.c. sp. 1870-1939 ]
m 22 Dec 1895 Upshur, WV  [ marriage-license page 305 ] William Paris Snyder
d 9 Jan 1959 Upshur, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Pleasant Dale Cem
Notes about Children:

Census Analysis

Head of Household: Harvey Armstrong Spouse: Margaret Ann McCoy
Date / Place of Birth: 1834 / Highland, Virginia Date / Place of Birth: 1838 / Highland, Virginia
Date / Place of Death: 1928 / Upshur, West Virginia Date / Place of Death: 1921 / Upshur, Virginia
Marriage Date / Place: 1855 / Highland, Virginia
1850 ST Va COUNTY: Highland Twp 25th District Pg# no. 78 &79
16-year-old Harvy Armstrong is with his mother, Elenor Armstrong (age 46, Farming; Real-Est $2400, born in Pendleton Va)
other household members: Harrison Armstrong (age 18), Burint Hiner (30), Frances Wilson (13) & Martha Wilson (8).
1850 ST Va COUNTY: Highland Twp 25th District Pg# 106A
13-year-old Margaret McCoy is with parents, Henry McCoy (47, Farmer, Real-Est $2000, born in Pendleton, Va) & Mary A. (38, born in Pendleton, Va). Siblings: Jackson (18), Benjamin (16), Caroline (14), Martha (10), Matilda (12), Mary (7), Henry (3) & Lydia (2).
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Upshur Twp PO: Buckhannon Pg# no. 150
Name Age BP Occupation / Additional Information
Armstrong, Harvey 26 Va Farmer; Real-Estate value $5000; Personal-Estate value $1060
", Margaret 23 Va wife
", Martha J. 4 Va  
", Medora E. 2 Va  
McCoy, Mary 16 Va Domestic
Armstrong, Ellinor 56 Va Domestic
Lines 11-16; Enum-Dwelling #1026; Enum-Family #1033
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Upshur Twp Banks Township Pg# no. 29
Name Age BP Occupation / Additional Information
Armstrong, Harvey 36 Va Farmer; Real-Estate value $3000; Personal-Estate value $2200
", Margaret 32 Va Keeping house
", Martha J. 13 Va attended school during the year
", Madora E. 11 Va attended school during the year
", Ann E. 8 Va attended school during the year
", William H. 3 WV  
", Mary E. 9/12 WV born in Sept.
Parker, William 20 Va Farm Laborer
Lines 9-16; Enum-Dwelling #202; Enum-Family #194
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Upshur ED ED:130; Banks District Pg# no. 1 & 2
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Armstrong, Ellen 75 Va Va-Va; widow; Keeping House
", Harvey (son) 46 Va Va-Va; married; Farmer
", Margaret (dau-in-law) 42 Va Va-Va; married; Keeping House
", Dora E. (gr-dau) 14 Va Va-Va
", William (gr-son) 13 Va Va-Va; Farm Laborer; attended school during the year
", Mollie (gr-dau) 9 WV Va-Va; attended school during the year
", Minnie (gr-dau) 7 WV Va-Va; attended school during the year
", Edward (gr-son) 5 WV Va-Va
", Margaret (gr-dau) 3 WV Va-Va
Lines 44-50 & 1-2; Enum-Dwelling #10; Enum-Family #10
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Upshur ED ED:142; Banks District Pg# Sheet 1B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Armstrong, Harvey (head) 66 Va Va-Va; born May 1834; married-44-years; Farmer
", Margaret (wife) 62 Va Va-Va; born Apr 1838, married-44-years; 9-children-born / 7-children-living
Lines 77-78; Enum-Dwelling #35; Enum-Family #37; Owns farm, mortgaged; Farm-Schedule# 36
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Upshur ED ED:141; Banks District Pg# Sheet 1A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Armstrong, Harvey (head) 75 Va Va-Va; married-53-years; Farmer, Gen. Farm; Emp.
", Margaret (wife) 71 WV WV-WV; married-53-years; 10-children-born / 8-children-living
Lines 26-27; Enum-Dwelling #7; Enum-Family #8; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule# 8
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Upshur ED ED:130; Banks District Pg# Sheet 1A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Armstrong, Harvey (head) 85 Va Va-Va; married; Farmer, Farm, O.A.
", Margarett (wife) 81 Va Va-Va; married
Lines 10-11; Enum-Dwelling #3; Enum-Family #3; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule# 3

 

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