Mr. Armstrong was born in the town of Vienna May 14, 1846, not far from where he died. He had
been a life-long resident of the locality. His parents were Amaziah and Clarissa Miller
Armstrong. Farming had been his vocation. He was a veteran of the Civil War and served in
Company K, 189th Regiment, N.Y. Volunteers. He was a member of J. Parsons Post, G. A. R., of
His wife, formerly Ida Elizabeth Rice, survives with four sons and three daughters: John E.
Armstrong of Albany, Bennison D. and Ralph Armstrong of Vienna, William Armstrong of Yorkville;
Mrs. Viola A. Lonas, Mrs. Elsie M. Audas and Mrs. Clarissa J. Suits, all of Vienna. He also
leaves four brothers: Warren of Mohawk, Alvah of Ilion, Roscoe and George of Vienna; and two
sisters, Mrs. Mina Cook of Bernhard's Bay, Mrs. Emerine Hoover of Vienna, besides several
The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon at 1:00 o'clock from the family residence, the Rev. L. L.
Davy officiating. There was a large attendance, quite a few from out of town being present.
During the service James Raut of North Bay sang two beautiful selections. The sons acted as
bearers and the remains were laid to rest in the Maple Flats cemetery.
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