Margaret Armstrong was born 27 Jan 1788 in Kentucky. On 5 Mar 1807 in Barren county, KY, she married William Bridges. She and her husband moved to St. Clair county, IL ca 1813, settling in the Oak Hill section of O'Fallon township. She died at her home on 28 Jul 1852 and is buried in a small Bridges Family Cemetery on Hagemann Road between O'Fallon and Lebanon.
Margaret's father, Joshua Armstrong, a soldier of the American Revolution, was born in Lancaster co., PA on 1 Aug 1756. He followed the Bridges family to Illinois, eventually settling in Fieldon, Jersey, IL, where he died on 25 Sep 1844.
The Armstrong family has been traced back to James Armstrong, who was born in 1735 in from Fermanhauh, Ireland.
If you believe you are a descendant of this family, please contact Jim Bridges.