B. B. Armstrong, Jr. was b. in Washington Twp., Shelby Co.,
IN on Dec.
19, 1856. Father was B. B. Armstrong, Sr, b. Jan, 10, 1810 near Chilicothe,
Ross Co, OH; d. Jan. 1893; mrd Nancy Cox b Feb. 24, 1818 in Ross Co.,
OH, d. Mar. 1897. The Sr. Armstrong, on arrival in Shelby Co., entered 80
acres in section 30 of Washington Twp. Cleared and cultivated this land and
remained there the rest of his life. B. B., Sr. and Nancy had 8 children, 3
still living: our subject, B. B., Jr; Thomas, a farmer in Bartholomew Co., IN;
and Rachel H., now the wife of George Henry of Howard
Co, IN. B.
B. Armstrong, Jr. mrd Minnie Hill, daughter of John and
Elizabeth (Walker) Hill. They are the parents of 4 children: 1) Walter, b. Feb. 14, 1878; mrd.
Amanda Yanzer; they live at Norristown, Shelby Co, IN; 2) Warren, b. Apr. 6,
1879, lives at Acton; 3) Wallace, b. Feb. 14, 1881; mrd and lives at in
Washington Twp; 4) Edward, b. Jan. 5, 1884, single and living with parents.
Own a farm of 68 acres which is devoted to both grain and stock. Members of the Wesleyan Methodist Church at Lewis Creek.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming from information on the Armstrong
Bulletin Board. A FGS made in 1989 by Alice R.
Money, of Shelbyville, IN, identifies "B. B. Armstrong" as Brison
Blackburn Armstrong. Alice is the granddaughter of Warren Armstrong
who married Alice May Henderson (1880-1925). Their son George Henderson Armstrong (1900-1923)
is Alice's father.