George Lee Armstrong
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|About George Lee Armstrong|
George Lee Armstrong was born on October 14, 1873 somewhere in Alabama and died on March 14, 1919 in an unknown place. He lived to be 45 years old.
George Lee Armstrong
10/14/1873 - 3/14/1919
(Shown at age 25)
His parents were Aris (3/1836)and Ann Dela Armstrong(2/1842)
George married Nora Coe in 1897
James Ari (6/4/1908 - abt.1940) married Vera
Carl L. (10/8/1911-) married Rena
Neva(1/6/1899 - 1986) married Dennis Parrish
Etta Belle (8/2/1909)
Norris Lamar (6/2/1917)
|Census||6/30/1880 ||Headland AL (Henry County) ||6 yrs old |
|#252 - A. Armstrong (age 42),
Deely A. Armstrong (38),
John H. Armstrong (14),
Martha V. Armstrong ( 12 ),
Cintha J. Armstrong (10 ),
George L. Armstrong (7 ),
Lillia F. Armstrong (5 ),
Pudley L. Armstrong (3 ) and farm hand -Harvey Ellis (19). Aris was born in AL, his father in SC and mother in AL. Deely was born in GA, as were her parents. All children born in AL. Aris is a farmer.
|Marriage||8/11/1897 ||AL (Henry County) ||23 yrs old |
FHL Film Number:
vol G p 88 cn 174
|Census||1/1/1900 ||Headland AL (Henry County) ||26 yrs old |
|#124 - George L. Armstrong (26 - Oct. 1873),
Nora V. Armstrong (27 - May 1873),
Neva H. Armstrong (1 - Jan. 1899). All were born in AL, as were their parents, expt. George's mother was born in GA. George is a farmer. They have been married 3 years and have one child. |
his parents live a few doors down #120 Aris Armstrong.
|Census||4/10/1910 ||AL (Houston County) ||36 yrs old |
|Recorded as family #28: George L. Armstrong, (age 35), Nora V. (wife, age 35), Nita H. (daughter, age 10), Etta B. (daughter, age 8), and James A. (son, age 2). All were born in Alabama as were their parents. George is working as a farmer on a general farm and also milling at a sui?? mill. |
|Military||9/12/1918 ||Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) ||44 yrs old |
|WWI Draft Card Registration: Name:
George Lee Armstrong ,
Oct.14, 1873 ,
White ,Build: medium, Height: medium, eyes: brown, hair: gray, No physical disqualifications, Occupation: farmer, nearest relative: Nora Virginia Armstrong,
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George, his family, and friends. For example, George is 2 years old when Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
||Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
||Edison invents the electric light bulb.
||The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
||Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
||First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
||The cause of yellow fever is discovered. It is proven that the fever is spread by mosquitoes. This rallies an effort to provide better mosquito control.
||Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
||First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
||The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
||Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
||The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
||Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
||Electrons are discovered by Thomson
||The triode vacuum tube is invented
||The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
||Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
||The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
||NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
||NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
||NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
||White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
||NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
||NEWS HEADLINES: In June, the United States enters World War I on the side of the allies. The Russian Revolution ends the reign of the czars and thrusts Russia into communism.
||NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
||Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
||The National League of Baseball is founded
||The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
||Boy Scout and Girl Scout Organizations are introduced in America and the concept of a "week end" meaning time off from regular work begins to take root. The British Empire covers 1/5th of the world land area.
||The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
||World War I - Following the crisis touched off by the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo, Germany declared war on Russia and additional countries joined the war within several days.
||Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
||The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
Born on May 17, 1873 and died on September 18, 1949.
They were married 8/11/1897.
|The Children of George Lee Armstrong|
17 years old
|Etta Belle Armstrong|
Born in Dothan, Alabama on August 2, 1901 and died in Marianna, Florida on March 3, 1949. She was 47 years old.