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Asahel Armstrong

Male 1742 - 1825  (82 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Asahel Armstrong was born on 24 Jun 1742 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut (son of Abner Armstrong and Abiel Gross); died on 3 Apr 1825 in Hyde Park, Dutchess, New York.

    Notes:

    "According to the Curtiss genealogy, Asahel and Elizabeth Armstrong lived at Poughkeepsie, and Newburg, New York, followed by the City of New York." [Port Byron History]

    Asahel married Elizabeth Nelson in 1765. Elizabeth (daughter of John Nelson and Elizabeth Davenport) was born in Jan 1747 in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York; died on 2 Oct 1787. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Mary Anner Armstrong was born on 22 Sep 1784 in Dutchess, New York; died on 7 Mar 1856 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Abner Armstrong was born on 21 Aug 1714 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut (son of Joseph Armstrong and Lydia Worth).

    Notes:

    Shown in Norwich town records as son of "Jofeph Armstrong & Lydea Worth".

    Abner married Abiel Gross on 8 Oct 1741 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut. Abiel (daughter of Isaac Gross and Mary) was born on 16 Jun 1715 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Abiel Gross was born on 16 Jun 1715 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut (daughter of Isaac Gross and Mary).

    Notes:

    The Barbour Collection, citation details below: "GROSS, Abiel, d. Isaac & Mary". Norwich VR spells her name "Abial."

    Children:
    1. 1. Asahel Armstrong was born on 24 Jun 1742 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut; died on 3 Apr 1825 in Hyde Park, Dutchess, New York.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Joseph Armstrong was born on 10 Dec 1684 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut (son of Benjamin Armstrong and Rachael).

    Joseph married Lydia Worth on 15 Nov 1712 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut. Lydia (daughter of James Worth and Elizabeth) was born on 4 Apr 1695 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Lydia Worth was born on 4 Apr 1695 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts (daughter of James Worth and Elizabeth).

    Notes:

    Woolson-Fenno Ancestry (citation details below) gives her as "probably a daughter of John and Miriam (Gordon) Worth of Nantucket," presumably meaning John Worth and Miriam Gardner. We have found no evidence that this couple had a daughter named Lydia.

    Children:
    1. 2. Abner Armstrong was born on 21 Aug 1714 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut.

  3. 6.  Isaac Gross was born on 3 Mar 1665 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts (son of Clement Gross and Mary); died on 23 Jan 1717.

    Notes:

    Savage says he was a cordwinder.

    Isaac married Mary. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Mary
    Children:
    1. 3. Abiel Gross was born on 16 Jun 1715 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Benjamin Armstrong was born in in of Norwich, New London, Connecticut (son of Jonathan Armstrong and Martha); died between 5 Nov 1717 and 10 Jan 1718.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 10 Jan 1718

    Notes:

    One of the first planters of Windham, Connecticut, and also a patentee of Mansfield in 1703.

    Benjamin married Rachael after 1669. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Rachael
    Children:
    1. 4. Joseph Armstrong was born on 10 Dec 1684 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut.

  3. 10.  James Worth died about 1725.

    Notes:

    Possibly a son of Lionel Worth and Susanna Whipple, the latter a daughter of TNH ancestor the Rev. John Whipple (1596-1669). He is not mentioned in Lionel's will.

    "He and wife Elizabeth were members of Boston's Brattle Square Church, on Boston tax list 1687 and 1691; after 1695 moved to Dorchester, then to Norwich, Connecticut, in area set off as Lebanon in 1700. James may have died ca. 1725. Elizabeth Worth is seen in Lebanon church records ca. 1716 to 1725." [A Genealogical History of the Clark and Worth Families, citation details below.]

    James married Elizabeth. Elizabeth died after 1725 in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Elizabeth died after 1725 in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. 5. Lydia Worth was born on 4 Apr 1695 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

  5. 12.  Clement Gross was born before 1 Sep 1620 in King's Lynn, Norfolk, England (son of Isaac Gross and Ann Lobley); died before 10 Oct 1683; was buried on 10 Oct 1683.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 1 Sep 1620, King's Lynn St. Margaret, Norfolk, England

    Clement married Mary before 1647. Mary died before 1669. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Mary died before 1669.
    Children:
    1. 6. Isaac Gross was born on 3 Mar 1665 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died on 23 Jan 1717.