NameOmar B. Armstrong
Birth20 Oct 1877, Kenton Co., Kentucky
Death6 Feb 1943, Covington, Kenton Co., Kentucky
Marriageabt 1908, Kentucky
Birth23 Sep 1888, Boone Co., Kentucky
Death3 Sep 1934, Kenton Co., Kentucky
Birthabt 1910, Kenton Co., Kentucky
Death29 Mar 1992, Kenton Co., Kentucky
Notes for Omar B. Armstrong
His death certificate records Omar Armstrong, age 65 years 3 months 17 days, born 20 Oct 1877 in Kenton Co., Ky, died 6 Feb 1943 at Booth Hospital in Covington, Kenton Co., Ky, widowed, late wife Nellie Tanner, occupation farmer, father Bank Armstrong, mother’s maiden name Almira Armstrong, both born in Kenton Co., Ky, cause of death homicide fractured skull hit with a club by a man, informant Mrs. Ballinger, Rt. 1, Independence, Ky.
Notes for Nellie Tanner
Her death certificate records Nellie Dorman Armstrong, age 45 years 11 months 11 days, born 23 Sep 1888 in Boone Co., Ky, died 3 Sep 1934 in Atwood, Kenton Co., Ky, married, wife of Omar Armstrong, father John Tanner born in Boone Co., Ky, mother’s maiden name Berdellia Woodard, born in Kenton Co., Ky, cause of death carcinoma of rectum, informant Mrs. Omar Armstrong, Atwood, Ky, burial in Independence Cemetery.
Notes for Omar B. & Nellie (Family)
This is not intended to represent the entire family group. Omar and Nellie are entered into my database only to document the parents of Russell H. Armstrong who married Hazel Irene Pettit.
1910 census of Kenton Co., Ky, Stevenson precinct, enumerated 27 April, lists on p. 9B as family #203/204:
Armstrong, Homer, 32, second marriage, foreman at warehouse; Nellie, wife, 22, first marriage, married 2 years, mother of 1 child, 1 living; Joseph, son, 1; Tanner, Berdella, mother-in-law, 62, widowed. All born Ky Ky Ky.
1920 census of Kenton Co., Ky, Davidson precinct, enumerated 31 Jan, lists on p. 11A as family #156/153:
Armstrong, Omar, 46, farmer; Nellie, wife, 32; Joseph, son, 12; Russell, son, 11; Mable, dau, 8; Virginia, dau, 7; Jessie, dau, 4 3/12; Earl, son, 1 11/12. All born Ky Ky Ky.
Since Russell was not listed in the 1910 census, he was probably really born between May and December of 1910, which would make him 9 1/2, not 11.
1930 census of Kenton Co., Kentucky, Davidson precinct, enumerated 14 April, lists on p. 4A as family #83/85:
Armstrong, Omar B., 51, age at first marriage 21, carpenter & house builder; Nellie, wife, 41, age at first marriage 20; Russell H., son, 20; Mabel, dau, 18; Stella V., dau, 16; Jessie R., dau, 14; Earl A., son, 12; Carl (or Cash) S., son, 9; Anabell M., dau, 7. All born Ky Ky Ky.
Russell Armstrong’s future wife Hazel I. Pettit is five households below in family #88/90.