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Re: John William Armstrong (1889) emigrated to USA from Ballinamallard, Fermanagh
« Reply #18 on: Wednesday 07 February 18 20:14 GMT (UK) »
I never knew that.  Fascinating bit of history... like Dad's Army.

WW2 Draft also known as  “Old Man’s Registration” or the “Old Man’s Draft".
The registration included men born between 27 April 1877 and 16 February 1890 - ages 45 to 64 - and listed their industrial capacity and skills that could be used for military support during World War II - it did mean that they served.

https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/United_States_World_War_II_Draft_Records

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Re: John William Armstrong (1889) emigrated to USA from Ballinamallard, Fermanagh
« Reply #19 on: Wednesday 07 February 18 20:26 GMT (UK) »
Hi Rosie,
  I added Mollie into Ancestry as a spouse and a person hint popped up.  Someone has the marriage of John W and Mollie in their tree.
  They have John W born in 1850 in Rhode Island and dies in 1922.  Obviously this is determined by DOB or age on marriage certificate.  I don't have a full subscription to Ancestry, only uK/Ireland.
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There is a Naturalization Record   Rhode Island for a John William Armstrong this one born
1 st June 1891 kilskerry Fermanagh does this sound like him ?

Looks like this John William Armstrong married a Mollie Conley 20 June 1909 Rhode Island

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Re: John William Armstrong (1889) emigrated to USA from Ballinamallard, Fermanagh
« Reply #20 on: Wednesday 07 February 18 20:30 GMT (UK) »
The 1922 immigration for John W was attribute to him from the 1930 US census in Chicago.  So it is not the same John.
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Re: John William Armstrong (1889) emigrated to USA from Ballinamallard, Fermanagh
« Reply #21 on: Wednesday 07 February 18 20:33 GMT (UK) »
There is a Naturalization Record   Rhode Island for a John William Armstrong this one born
1 st June 1891 kilskerry Fermanagh does this sound like him ?

Looks like this John William Armstrong married a Mollie Conley 20 June 1909 Rhode Island

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The petition for naturalization for John  William Armstrong born 1 June 1891 Kilskerry Co. Fermanagh.  Immigrated from Liverpool arriving Boston MA 21 June 1907 on the Republic.
Married to Mary born August 1890 Co Monaghan Ireland. Resides 147 Lockwood Street Providence RI.
Has children born 1910 (Margaret) /1911 (Twins - Elizabeth and Anna) and 1914 (John)

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Re: John William Armstrong (1889) emigrated to USA from Ballinamallard, Fermanagh
« Reply #22 on: Wednesday 07 February 18 20:35 GMT (UK) »

I've found the 1925 census with a few more children, John, Clarence and Francis



There is a Naturalization Record   Rhode Island for a John William Armstrong this one born
1 st June 1891 kilskerry Fermanagh does this sound like him ?

Looks like this John William Armstrong married a Mollie Conley 20 June 1909 Rhode Island

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The petition for naturalization for John  William Armstrong born 1 June 1891 Kilskerry Co. Fermanagh.  Immigrated from Liverpool arriving Boston MA 21 June 1907 on the Republic.
Married to Mary born August 1890 Co Monaghan Ireland. Resides 147 Lockwood Street Providence RI.
Has children born 1910 (Margaret) /1911 (Twins - Elizabeth and Anna) and 1914 (John)

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Re: John William Armstrong (1889) emigrated to USA from Ballinamallard, Fermanagh
« Reply #23 on: Wednesday 07 February 18 20:36 GMT (UK) »
Rhode Island, Indexes to Naturalization Records, 1890-1992 for John William Armstrong - 1 June 1891
147 Lockwood Street Providence RI. County of birth Fermanagh Ireland. Date of port of arrival 21 September 1907 Boston. Date of Naturalization 23 September 1920. Witness Thomas F Quigley 163 South Street  Providence RI and Earl Sparks 122 Lennox Ave. Prrovidence RI.

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-898P-FX95?i=3586&wc=QZLQ-R92%3A1067525901%3Fcc%3D2141014&cc=2141014

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Re: John William Armstrong (1889) emigrated to USA from Ballinamallard, Fermanagh
« Reply #24 on: Wednesday 07 February 18 20:39 GMT (UK) »
FIND A GRAVE

Mrs Mary Connolly Armstrong - 30 August 1884 - 27 December 1955
Born in Ireland to Owen and Mary Connolly. She was the widow of John W. Armstong.

Saint Ann Cemetery  Cranston, Providence County, Rhode Island.

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/139863960

Daughter - Margaret Armstrong Mannix passed away 14 December 1939

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/141965202/margaret-mannix

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F8HJ-66R

Son - John J. Armstrong passed away 31 March 1968

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/139870152/john-j.-armstrong

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Re: John William Armstrong (1889) emigrated to USA from Ballinamallard, Fermanagh
« Reply #25 on: Wednesday 07 February 18 20:42 GMT (UK) »
According to the sites I've searched the DOBs for the eldest of the 12 Armstrong siblings are

John William - 01/06/1889
Robert - 16/10/1890
Rebecca - 12/09/1892

My great great grandfather notes John as the eldest.  If the 1891 date was correct that would make him the middle child of the eldest three and only born 8 months after Robert (ouch) *-o
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Re: John William Armstrong (1889) emigrated to USA from Ballinamallard, Fermanagh
« Reply #26 on: Wednesday 07 February 18 20:45 GMT (UK) »
Don't rely on the US records showing the correct date of birth, it was not unusual for these to show even 1 or 2 years out.

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