Biography of Dr. Horace A. Armstrong
Howard County, IN Biographies





DR. HORACE A. ARMSTRONG (deceased) was born in Clinton County, Ohio, December 25, 1829, and was reared on a farm, receiving a good common school education of that day. In 1849, he removed with his father's family to Pittsburgh, Penn., where he commenced the study of medicine with his uncle, Charles L. Armstrong, M. D. In 1851, he removed to Kokomo, Ind., and engaged in farming, teaching and preparing for his chosen profession. In 1856, he formed a partnership with Dr. J. A. James, both in the practice of medicine and in the hardware trade, and continued a member of the hardware firm of James, Armstrong & Co. (now the firm of Armstrong, Pickett & Co.), for ten years, but gave his time and attention to the practice of medicine, having graduated in 1858, at the Medical College of Ohio, with the highest honors of his class. During his practice in Howard County, he stood at the head of his profession. Dr. Armstrong died in 1868, having led a consistent life in the Christian Church, leaving an example well worthy of imitation. In February, 1861, Dr. Armstrong was married to Ella C. Mathers, of Meadville, Penn., who, previous to her marriage, was a teacher of elocution in the Allegheny City College. She was a woman of rare intellectual ability, and a prominent member of the Christian Church. Mr. Armstrong left two children, A. Buell and E. Armor, both young at the time of their father's death.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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