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Memorable Manitobans: Thomas L. Armstrong (1868-?)

Farmer.

Born in Dundas County, Ontario in 1868, son of Samuel Armstrong and Matilda Robinson, he worked on the family farm until he was 22 then, when his father died in 1891, he managed the farm alone for another 13 years. He came to Manitoba and purchased 480 acres of farmland in the Hyndman district, where he grew grain. On 3 January 1894, he married Mary E. Adams. They had two sons: Samuel Rae Armstrong and Fred A. Armstrong. He was a member of the IOOF and the Methodist church.

Sources:

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 December 2008

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