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About Andrew Armstrong

ANDREW ARMSTRONG

According to John Burke, Esquire, Andrew Armstrong is the grandson of Christopher Armstrong of Mangerton. His father's name is not mentioned. A History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland Bernard Burke says that Andrew Armstrong is a descendant of John Armstrong but does not say that he is his son. However, the John Armstrong here is John Gilnockie Armstrong. A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the British Empire

He went to Ireland in 1612. [Betham's abstracts, National Library of Ireland GO MSS 261] He went to Ireland in 1612 at the age of 36, settled in Ballycumber, Co. Fermanagh [The Pedigree of the Family of Armstrong compiled by John Armstrong, National Library of Ireland MSS 5216).

"William Armstrong, son of Christopher Armstrong and grandson of the famous John of Gilnockie, left Scotland with his nephew Andrew some years after the death of Queen Elizabeth, and settled in the county of Fermanagh... Andrew Armstrong..., nephew of Christie’s Will, son of the elder brother of Christie’s Will, embraced a military life, and afterwards served as an officer of honor in the army of Charles I for seven years with great reputation" - [Chronicles of the Armstrongs, by James Lewis Armstrong (Marion Press, 1902), pp. 316-7].

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Andrew Armstrong's Timeline

1576
1576
Castleton Parish, Roxburghshire, Scotland
1616
1616
County Fermanagh, Ulster, Ireland
1619
1619
County Fermanagh, Ulster, Ireland
1639
1639
County Fermanagh, Ulster, Ireland
1641
1641
Ireland
1647
1647
Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
1651
1651
Brookboro, County Fermanagh, Ulster, Ireland
1654
1654
County Fermanagh, Ulster, Ireland
1655
1655
Brookeborough, County Fermanagh, Ulster, Ireland