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Parents of John Armstrong
« on: Saturday 14 August 21 17:05 BST (UK) »
I am looking for the parents of a John Armstrong (b abt 1773 Northumberland d April 1866 Hexham) believed married Elizabeth Watson (b abt 1775 Hexham d 10 July 1819 Whitley Chapel) on 17 May 1791 Hexham.
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Mann, Forfar
Dalrymple, Closeburn
McPake, Carluke
Stormont, Forfar
Waterston, Forfar

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Re: Parents of John Armstrong
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 14 August 21 18:50 BST (UK) »
Free Reg has the details of 24 baptisms in the name of John Armstrong in Northumberland between 1770 - 1780.
One that might be of interest.  5 May 1773. Hexham St Andrew. John Armstrong  son of William, butcher.

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Re: Parents of John Armstrong
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 14 August 21 19:49 BST (UK) »
The 1866 death shows him as 90 (1766) but 1861 census he is 84 (1777) & 1851 he is 73 (1778)

Did you check the 1851 or 1861 census for his actual birth place within Northumberland to help narrow down any baptismal search?    Both show he was b Hexham
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Re: Parents of John Armstrong
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 15 August 21 07:36 BST (UK) »
Assuming a record  made closer to the actual event is probably more accurate, how does this fit?
Baptism. 26 August 1778. Hexham,  St Andrew. John, son of John Armstrong, tanner.


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Re: Parents of John Armstrong
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 15 August 21 10:11 BST (UK) »
Thank you Carole and Brentor for these contributions.
I have not seen the 1851 or 1861 but from what you say John would be either 25, 14 or 13 when he got married ?  John and Elizabeth had a son Thomas 1797-1878 who married an Esther Stobbart 1803-1882. Thomas and Esther married Hexham 7 May 1821
It is possible that John is in some way related to William Armstrong 1728-1768 of Park House.
This William married an Elizabeth Still/Steele on 28 April 1747 (or an Elizabeth Kirk/Kyrk according to some on Ancestry)
Geoff
Mann, Forfar
Dalrymple, Closeburn
McPake, Carluke
Stormont, Forfar
Waterston, Forfar