Notes for Joseph W ARMSTRONG

The Newark American Tribune, 28 Jan 1902
Joseph Armstrong Dead.
Joseph Armstrong died Thursday afternoon at the Soldier's Home in Sandusky. He
was born in Pennsylvania in 1820, and came to Ohio with his parents when quite
a boy. It was before the days of the railroads, they moved across the county
in wagons. His parents settled near Granville. Mr. Armstrong was one of a
large family and when quite young he had a love for the military. He enlisted
and served all through the was and was honorably discharged. Mr. Armstrong was
twice married and was the father of 15 children, all having preceded him over
the river, but one son, Thomas, a B. and O. engineer, of 422 East Main street,
this city, and two daughters, one at Brownsville, O., the other in Missouri.
Mr. Armstrong belonged to the G. A. R. at Crooksville and Lemert Post members
at this place were invited to attend the funeral.
The funeral was held from the home of his son Thomas, at 422 E. Main street,
Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. Frank Granstaff officiating. Interment
at Cedar Hill.
The Newark Advocate, 28 Jan 1902
Joseph Armstrong, Well Known Soldier of Newark, Passed Away Thursday.
Mr. Joseph Armstrong who formerly made his home with his son, Thomas B.
Armstrong, 422 East Main street, and for the past year has been at the Erie
Soldiers' Home at Sandusky, died at that institution Thursday afternoon aged
82 years.
The deceased was born in Pennsylvania May 26, 1820, and came to Ohio when a
boy, spending most of his life in Zanesville and vicinity. He enlisted in
Company A, 62d O. V. I., February 21, 1864, and was transferred to Co. D, 67th
regiment September 1, 1865, being mustered out with the regiment in December
of the same year.
The remains will arrive in Newark this evening on B. & O. No. 16, and will be
prepared for burial by undertakers Bowers & Bradley. The funeral took plyace
[sic] from the residence of Thomas B. Armstrong, the well known B. & O.
engineer at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon, interment in Cedar Hill cemetery.
There are two children living out of a family of 15. They are Thomas B.
Armstrong of Newark, and Mrs. Miranda McCracken, of Brownsville.

Residence Notes

"Putnam in the Old Days" article: "...Joe Armstrong's blacksmith shop..." (6th
column, 3rd paragraph)
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Notes for LeMar McEwin ARMSTRONG

Obituary obtained thanks to Donna on Licking County message board:
(probably appeared in "The Advocate", Newark's newspaper; Cedar Hill Cemetery
is in Newark)
Lemar M. Armstrong, a former employe (sic] of the Holophane company here, died
Thursday [March 26, 1942] in Cleveland after three weeks' illness.
He was the son of William H. and Jeanette (Moore) Armstrong of Newark. His
wife died 12 years ago and he leaves two sisters, Mrs. Albert Weber of
Cleveland and Miss Hazel Armstrong of Newark and a brother, Joseph N.
Armstrong of Hartford, Conn.
Funeral services will be held at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Cleveland and the body
will then be brought to the Gutliph & Henderson funeral home here. Burial will
be made Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in Cedar Hill cemetery with short services at
the grave by Rev. Louis Lammers.
Newark City Directories, Licking County Genealogical Society Library, Newark,
1895 - 96  Le Mar M, machinist B & O shops, h 424 E Main
1901 - 02  Lemar M (Ida M) mach, h 393-1/2 E Main
1902 - 03  Le Mar (Ida M), mach, h 52 Mill
1904  Lemar (Ida), mach, h 422 E Main
1905  Le Mar (Ida), mach, h 422 E Main
1911  Le Mar McE (Ida M), mach, h 16 Mill
1913  Le Mar (Ida M), mach, h 16 Mill
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