Francis Armstrong


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Francis "Frank" Armstrong was born about 1818 in Ireland and died 1865 - 1871 in Cavan, Durham Co., Ontario, Canada? at age Unknown. He is the son of Unknown.

Ann Hodson was born about 1823 in England and died after 1871 in Unknown. She is the daughter of Unknown.

Francis "Frank" Armstrong and Ann Hodson were married Unknown.

Francis "Frank" Armstrong and Ann (Hodson) Armstrong had several children:

  1. Thomas Armstrong: Born Unknown in Unknown; Died after 1873 in Unknown.

  2. Mary A. Armstrong: Born about 1854 in Cavan Twp., Ontario, Canada; Died died about 1865 in Canada. Married about 1851 in Unknown to James Deyell: Born about 1831 in Ireland or in Cavan Twp., Peterborough Co., Upper Canada; Died Unknown.
  3. Susan S. Armstrong: Born about 1858 in Cavan Twp., Ontario, Canada; Died after 1881 in Unknown. Married November 16, 1881, in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, to George Jackes: Born about 1851 in Hope Twp., Ontario, Canada West; Died Unknown.
  4. Ida Armstrong: Born about 1861 in Cavan Twp., Ontario, Canada; Died after 1881 in Unknown.
  5. Francis Charlotte Armstrong: Born about 1864 in Cavan Twp., Ontario, Canada; Died after 1881 in Unknown.



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Ontario was known as: Upper Canada from June 10, 1791, to February 10, 1841; Canada West from February 10, 1841, to July 1, 1867; and Ontario after July 1, 1867.

Francis "Frank" Armstrong was born about 1818 in Ireland.

Ann Hodson was born about 1823 in England.

The 1861 Ontario, Canada Census shows Frances Armstrong (age 33) born in Ireland is a married male Carpenter and is living in a 1-1/2 story frame house in One Twp., Cavan, Durham Co., Ontario, Canada. Living with him is a married female, Ann Armstrong (age 29) born in England. Also living there are the following females, all unmarried and born in Upper Canada: Mary Armstrong (age 7); and Susan Armstrong (age 3).

The 1871 Ontario, Canada Census shows James Deyell (age 40) born in Ontario is a Head of Household married Carpenter with Canadian Presbyterian religion and is living in Cavan Twp., Durham East, Ontario, Canada. Living with him is Elizabeth Deyell (age 30) born in Ontario, who is married. Also living there are the following, all unmarried and born in Ontario: Ann E. Deyell (age 19); Sarah J. Deyell (age 15); William J. Deyell (age 13); Mary Deyell (age 12); and David Deyell (age 10). A widow, Ann Armstrong, and her family live nearby.

The 1871 Ontario, Canada Census shows Ann Armstrong (age 38) born in England and of English Origin is a Head of Household Widow with Church of England religion and is living in Cavan Twp., Durham East, Ontario, Canada. Living with her are the following females, all unmarried and born in Ontario, Canada, with Irish Origin and with Church of England religion: Mary A. Armstrong (age 16); Susan S. Armstrong (age 12); Ida Armstrong (age 10); and Frances C. Armstrong (age 7).

Elizabeth (Abbey ) Deyell died February 17, 1873, in Welcome, Durham Co., Ontario, Canada, at about age 31. She was murdered, but no one was ever convicted, even though it appeared her husband was the likely suspect. The family later learned that she had been murdered for some money left to her by her brother Isaac, who died in 1865.

The 1881 Ontario, Canada Census shows Ann Armstrong (age 48) born in England with English Origin is a Head of Household Widow with Methodist Church of Canada religion and is living in the Village of Millbrook,  Durham East, Ontario, Canada. Living with her are the following females, all unmarried and born in Ontario, Canada, with English Origin and with Methodist Church of Canada religion, and with an occupation of Tailoress: Susan Armstrong (age 22); Ida Armstrong (age 17); and Charlott Armstrong (age 15).