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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

 

NERI ARMSTRONG, merchant, Carmichaels, Penn., was born in Cumberland Township, December 27, 1855.  He is a son of Alfred and Helen M. (Davidson) Armstrong, natives of Fayette and Greene counties respectively, and of Irish descent.  Mr. Armstrong’s father was farmer, and reared a family of ten children, of whom Neri is the ninth.  He received a common-school education, remaining on the farm with his parents until 1884, when he went to Carmichaels to engage in business for himself.  He there opened a grocery and drug store which he still retains.  He is a man of good many friends and a fair patronage.  In 1876 Mr. Armstrong married Frances, daughter of I. L. Craft.  Mrs. Armstrong is a native of Greene County, and of German descent.  They have two children—Myrtle and Alfred.  Mr. Armstrong is a Democrat and a member of the town council.  He and Mrs. Armstrong are prominent members of the Presbyterian Church.

 

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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

Samuel P. Bates

Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago. 1888

 

Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles

The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project – http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~arkbios/Greene/index.html.

Date of Transcription: 18 June 2007

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