Joseph Armstrong[1, 2]

Male 1785 - 1870  (~ 85 years)


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  • Name Joseph Armstrong 
    Born About 1785  Killane [Callanagh? Keelagh?], Annagh, Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • McCabe List gives birth place as Killane, Annagh, Cavan. Possibly Callanagh, Annagh, Cavan.
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1829  Ireland to Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Religion Anglican. Converted to Roman Catholicism in order to marry Catherine Smith. 
    Address 1865  March Township, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Armstrong, Joseph, Con 3, Lot 11; Con 2, Lot 14. 
    Address 1868  March Township, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Armstrong, Joseph, Con 2, Lot 12; Con 2, Lot 14. 
    Address 1869  March Township, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Armstrong, Joseph, Con 2, Lot 12.  
    Died About 1870  March Township, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Association William Tracey (Relationship: Marriage witness) 
    Association Rachel Dea (Relationship: Marriage witness) 
    Association Christopher Tracey (Relationship: Godfather/godson) 
    Notes 
    • 1 February 1830, Joseph Armstrong a witness to the marriage of William Tracy (originally of Queens Co, Ireland) and Rachel Dague (originally of Tipperary). [7]
    • McCabe List #356

      Signed (signature, not X mark) the McCabe List, presumably out of sympathy for the other petitioners, because he did not ask for assistance for any relations in Ireland. Reported that his relations were all in Canada.
    • 1861 agricultural census: Concession 2, Lot 14, 100 acres. Concession 2, Lot 12, 100 acres.
    • Son of James Armstrong and Margaret Simpson?
    Person ID I853  Moran
    Last Modified 2 May 2014 

    Family Catherine Smith,   b. About 1785, Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1881  (Age ~ 96 years) 
    Married About 1803  Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. James Armstrong,   b. 29 Aug 1804, Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1904, March Township, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years)
    +2. John Armstrong,   b. About 1814, Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1871  (Age ~ 57 years)
     3. Ann Armstrong,   b. About 1816, Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1839, March Township, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years)
    +4. Catherine Armstrong,   b. 1822, Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1908, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2012 
    Family ID F240  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S104] McCabe List, Bruce S. Elliott, (Ontario Genealogical Society), 0777921243.

    2. [S130] 1846 Collectors Roll for March Township, transcribed by DeAlton R. Owens, (Ottawa Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society).

    3. [S161] Colonial Office Records: List of settlers in the Ottawa Valley, Microfilm Reel No. B-945 - C.O. 384/22., page 91b.
      Described as a "native of Ireland."
      Must check this source.

    4. [S168] Mitchell's Directory of Co. Carleton, 1864-5 , (Toronto: Mitchell & Co., 1864), 250.

    5. [S352] Sutherland's Ottawa City Directory, 1868, 26.

    6. [S353] Sutherland's Ottawa City Directory, 1869-1870, p. 44.

    7. [S108] Notre Dame Ottawa.