Selma Kampe Blackmon encourages genealogical research by teaching and writing for the beginner and intermediate family historian. My personal family research includes the main surnames: Schuler, Kampe, Couch, Elsner, Dunham, Dralle, Armstrong, and Koppelmann. The surname locations are IL, NY and CT. Will County and LaSalle County are the main IL locations. Oneida County is the main NY location. Also, I volunteer at NARA of Atlanta.
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14 August 2011
Sunday's Obituary - Armstrong, Mrs. John S (1810-1896)
Streator Daily Free Press, Streator, Illinois
VOL. XVI. –NO. 4824 Wednesday, August 5, 1896
CITY AND VICINITY
- Mrs. John S. Armstrong, of Sheridan, died yesterday from heart trouble at the age of 86 years. Her father and family came to this country in January, 1830, and in 1834, she was married to Mr. Armstrong, who is now left to mourn, after a happy married life of 62 years. Eleven children were born to them, of who three survive. “Aunt Margaret” was well known throughout the county, and was highly esteemed by all.