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We (my mother, my children, my brother, my sister and their children) are descendants of William Bradford III, Governor of Plymouth Colony. Not only did our ancestors come here on The Mayflower, they also served in the American Revolution, the Civil War, World War ! and World War !!. We also have ancestors who were pioneers in the states of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont and New York. Two specific settlers of New York, are listed in the book, Pioneer History of Orleans County. Their names were William C. Tanner and Josias Tanner (brothers) and we are their descendants.
The most important person in our family tree is William Bradford III. He was the Governor of Plymouth Colony and many of us are his direct descendants. He and his family ( and many others) made the harrowing journey from Holland to Plymouth, Mass. This part of our heritage is well documented.
The image displayed to the right of this page is a picture of The Bradford Coat of Arms. Our Coat of Arms was obtained from The New England Historic Genealogical Society - Committee on Heraldry. The Coat of Arms is listed on The Roll of Early Americans - Section B. The description of the Coat of Arms is "Argent on a fess sable, three stags' heads, erased Or., name: Bradford, William (Gov. Plymouth, Mass, 1620). "
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The 151st. - This regiment is now stationed at Clarksburg, near Wheeling, operating against the guerrillas who are overrunning Western Virginia. At last advices they had not met the enemy, but were in full preparation to give them a warm reception should the do so.
FANNIE STEVENS ARMSTRONG (4 Mar 1867 - 13 Feb 1943)
Newspaper: The Albion Advertiser, Thursday, February 18, 1943 Surnames: ARMSTRONG, STEVENS, HUNTER, WILSON, WARNER
Mrs. Fannie STEVENS ARMSTRONG, 75, widow of Fred ARMSTRONG died Saturday (Feb. 13th, 1943) at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Marvin Wilson, of Medina, following several moths illness. Mrs. ARMSTRONG was born Mar. 4, 1867 in Gaines, but spent most of her lifetime in the town of Ridgeway, many years of which she resided on the Culvert Rd. She was a member of the Knowlesville Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Irving HUNTER and Mrs. Marvin WILSON of Medina; four sons, Allan, Murray and Gerald ARMSTRONG of Medina, and George ARMSTRONG of Detroit, Michigan; one sister, Mrs. Fred WARNER of Albion; and several grandchildren. Burial was in Tanner Cemetery on Tuesday.
A 61-year-old Medina man, Alan S. ARMSTRONG, 810 Park Ave., was pronounced dead at Medina Memorial Hospital this morning after falling headlong down a steep flight of stairs from the second floor of the Curry Bldg., 541 Main St. Mr. ARMSTRONG was declared dead on arrival at the hospital and a physician gave the cause of death as apparently a heart attack which the man suffered at the top of the flight of stairs.
Witnesses to the accident said Armstrong was approaching the second floor office of the New York State Employment Services and had almost reached the top when he slumped and fell back to the street level. He ascended the flight of stairs at about 8:30 a.m., although the office which he was seeking does not open until 9 o’clock. Mr. ARMSTRONG was a partial invalid, walking with an artificial leg since the amputation of one limb some years ago as a result of a diabetic condition.
He was born in Ridgeway on July 26, 1893, the son of Fred B. and Fannie STEVENS ARMSTRONG. He had been engaged in the agricultural field and bought produce for many years. He was a member of First Presbyterian church and had lived in Ridgeway until about five or six years ago when he moved to Medina.
He is survived by his wife, Mayme; three sons, Donald and Keith ARMSTRONG and George STEVENS, of Medina; two sisters, Mrs. Marvin WILSON and Mrs Irvin HUNTER, both of Medina; three brothers, Murray ARMSTRONG of Medina, Gerald of Clyde, N.Y., and George of Detroit, Mich. Also two grandchildren, two nieces and two nephews.
Friends may call at the Barnes-Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St., from where services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. Rev. Edward J. SIMPSON will officiate and burial will be in Tanner Cemetery.