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Katerine Adopted (Brown) Armstrong (1866 - 1953)

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Katerine Adopted (Kate) Armstrong formerly Brown aka Shelson
Born in Floydtown, King, York, Ontario, Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Schomberg, York, Ontario, Canadamap
[children unknown]
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 19 Jun 2014
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Kate Brown was born 14 May 1866 in Floydtown, King, York, Ontario, Canada. She was the adopted daughter of Robert Shelson and Elizabeth Stooks.

She married


  • 1888 Marriage Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928 Archives of Ontario; Series: MS932_63; Reel: 63.
Name: Kate Shelson
Age 21
Born King Twp
Residence Schomberg, Ontario
Parents William and Catherine Brown
Spouse Name: Richard Armstrong
Age 22 Farmer
Born Oro Twp, Ontario, Canada
Residence Oro Twp, Ontario, Canada
Parents William and Margaret Armstrong
Marriage Date: 27 Mar 1888
Marriage Location: Schomberg, Ontario
Registration Number: 43884
Witnesses: Henry Shelson and Matilda Shelson, of Schomberg, Ontario
Note at bottom of page "The Bride was adopted when very young. Took the name of her foster parents."
  • "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 March 2018), Richard Armstrong and Kate Shelson, 27 Mar 1888; citing registration , Schomberg, York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,870,305.

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