ARMSTRONG Family

First Generation

1. Tom1 Armstrong (#12308) was born about 1870. His body was interred in Cedar Grove Cem., Leeds, Jefferson Co., Al.

He married Fannie Miranda Epperson. (Fannie Miranda Epperson is #12307.) Fannie was born in Shelby/st Clair Co., Al May 1877. Fannie was the daughter of Wilford 'Wick' Epperson and Nancy 'Nannie' Dorcas Isbell. Fannie died about 1953. Her body was interred in Cedar Grove Cem., Leeds, Jefferson Co., Al. At 25 years of age Fannie became the mother of Arthur Preston Armstrong in Leeds, Jefferson Co., Al, 26 Jun 1902. At 28 years of age Fannie became the mother of Willie Nora Armstrong 13 Jun 1905.

At 31 years of age Tom became the father of Arthur Preston Armstrong in Leeds, Jefferson Co., Al, 26 Jun 1902. At 34 years of age Tom became the father of Willie Nora Armstrong 13 Jun 1905. Someone remembered Tom Armstrong as an old lman who used to ride in a wagon. One of the Armstrongs lived "down the valley, down 119." Did not find him on SSDI. There is a Tom Armstrong (23 Apr 1876 - 5 Mar 1928) buried in Pleasant Valley Missionary Baptist Church Cem. north of Shannon in Jefferson County. Could it be this man?

Tom Armstrong and Fannie Miranda Epperson had the following children:

child 2 i. Euna May2 Armstrong (#12424). She married Earl Godwin. (Earl Godwin is #12425.) (See Earl Godwin for the continuation of this line.) Was there a child named Earl? Lorine said Euna May was buried on Wolf Creek by her son. The cemetery is on a road that Hwy 25 runs into. No church there. Did not find her on SSDI. Euna May married second to Pete Rich. They did not have any children, although Pete has some by a previous marriage. They lived in Pell City.

child + 3 ii. Arthur Preston Armstrong was born 26 Jun 1902.

child 4 iii. Willie Nora Armstrong (#12343) was born 13 Jun 1905. Willie died 10 Nov 1976 in Leeds, Jefferson Co., Al, at 71 years of age. Her body was interred in Dunnavant Com. Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al. She married John William 'Will' Isbell. (John William 'Will' Isbell is #12344.) John was born in Shelby Co., Al 1 Nov 1892. John was the son of George W. Isbell and Nancy Constance 'Cance' Nichols. John died 7 Jul 1963 in Leeds, Jefferson Co., Al, at 70 years of age. His body was interred in Dunnavant Com. Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al. John became the father of Maxine Isbell in Jefferson Co., Al. John became the father of John William Isbell in Jefferson Co., Al. John became the father of Rose Isbell in Jefferson Co., Al. John became the father of Edward Thomas 'Ed' Isbell in Jefferson Co., Al. At 30 years of age John became the father of William 'Thomas' Isbell in Jefferson Co., Al, 5 Feb 1923. At 34 years of age John became the father of Helen Lou Isbell in Jefferson Co., Al, 16 Jan 1927. At 44 years of age John became the father of Jesse Edward Isbell in Jefferson Co., Al, 24 Apr 1937. At 47 years of age John became the father of Roy Leonard Isbell in Jefferson Co., Al, 3 Apr 1940. (See John William 'Will' Isbell for the continuation of this line.)

Willie became the mother of Maxine Isbell in Jefferson Co., Al. Willie became the mother of John William Isbell in Jefferson Co., Al. Willie became the mother of Rose Isbell in Jefferson Co., Al. Willie became the mother of Edward Thomas 'Ed' Isbell in Jefferson Co., Al. At 17 years of age Willie became the mother of William 'Thomas' Isbell in Jefferson Co., Al, 5 Feb 1923. At 21 years of age Willie became the mother of Helen Lou Isbell in Jefferson Co., Al, 16 Jan 1927. At 31 years of age Willie became the mother of Jesse Edward Isbell in Jefferson Co., Al, 24 Apr 1937. At 34 years of age Willie became the mother of Roy Leonard Isbell in Jefferson Co., Al, 3 Apr 1940. Birth and death dates from cemetery inscription. Nora died at home from kidney failure and a stroke.

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