Rome Daily Sentinel: April 10, 1906
Death of an Old and Respected Resident of Lee.
Lee, April 10 -- David Armstrong died at his late residence on Monday afternnon at 3 o'clock
after an illness of nearly two years. Mr. Armstrong was born in the town of Annsville on the
9th day of March, 1834 and was the son of the late George and Delia Walrath Armstrong. He was
one of the leading farmers of the town, owning a farm of 255 acres. In his younger days he was
on the Erie Canal for 20 years. He was an assessor of the town of Annsville for six successive
years and held the confidence and respect of all. Mr. Armstrong was a well read, kind, whole-
souled man and a good neighbor, always willing to help those in trouble and give good advice
to all. He married Jane Richards, daughter of William Richards of Annsville, and ten children
were born to them, two dying in infancy. Besides his wife these children survive Mrs. George
Peglow, Mrs. David Eggan and Jay Armstrong of Rome, Mrs. Floyd Ellis of Taberg, Minnie, Charles,
James and David, who reside at home. Also the following brothers and sisters: William C.
Armstrong of Annsville, Alexander of Rome, Mrs. Chas. Clark of Taberg and Alice Russell of Lee.
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