Biography of Bela Armstrong of Oakfield, NY

Bela Armstrong, who served as captain in the war of the Revolution, was a native of Franklin, Conn., and removed from that place to Perry, N. Y., where he remained until his death, at. the age of 80 years. His children were Sanford, Fitch, Laurens, and Gates. Laurens, also a native of Connecticut, went first to Wheatland, and afterwards removed to Oakfield and settled on a farm, where he remained until his death, at the age of 75 years. His wife was Fanny Ladd, by whom he had five children: Fanny, Fidelia, Addison, Sheldon, and Herbert E. Sheldon married Ellen M., daughter of Hamilton Gifford, of Oakfleld, and their children are Katie B., Mary G., Fitch L., Frank R.. Charles, Wilber J., and Bennett S. He is now a resident of Oakfield village. Addison, another son of Laurens Armstrong, was born in Riga, Monroe County, and came to Oakfieid in 1882. His first wife was Nancy A., daughter of John and Desire (Wolcott) Smith, of Oakfield. His second wife was Jane A, daugh ter of Henry and Elizabeth (Asmond) Pask, of Lincoinshire, Eng.. and his children are Mary L., John S., Elizabeth, and Fanny N. He is now a resident of Oakfield village, and has served as supervisor two years.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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