William Armour was born ca. 1815, probably in Lycoming County, PA.He married Sarah Poland 9/17/1848 in Muskingum County, OH.William Armour is listed in the 1850 Muskingum County, OH Census, the 1860 Adams County, IL Census, the 1870 Lewis County, MO Census, and the 1880 Lewis County, MO Census. His wife Sarah Poland Armour was born ca. 1827 in OH and died after 1880 in La Grange, Lewis County, MO.No burial information could be found for this couple.George W. Armour (8/25/1849-9/2/1890) was the oldest son of William and Sarah Poland Armour.He is buried in Wyaconda Cemetery, Canton, Lewis County, MO.George W. Armour is the ancestor of President Obama.
The probable father of William Armour was George Armour who was born ca. 1787 in Pennsylvania and died after 1860 in Quincy, Adams County, IL.George Armour married Susan, last name unknown, ca. 1810 in Pennsylvania.Susan Armour was born ca. 1789 in Pennsylvania and died after 1870 in the home of her putative son Jacob B. Armour.George Armour is listed in the 1810 Lycoming County, PA Census, the 1820 Lycoming County, PA Census, the 1830 Lycoming County, PA Census, the 1840 Muskingum County, PA Census, the 1850 Adams County, IL Census (Quincy), and the 1860 Adams County, IL Census (Quincy).It is interesting that George Armour was living in Muskingum County, OH in 1840 as his putative son George W. Armour was living in the same county in 1850.Both men lived in Adams County, IL in 1860.George Armour was an auctioneer in Quincy, IL in 1850 and the overseer of the poor in the same location in 1860.George Armour purchased 160 acres in Adams County, IL 11/3/1840.
Theodore Armour born ca. 1830 in Pennsylvania was the son of George and Susan Armour since he was living with the couple in Quincy, IL in 1850.Theodore Armour apparently died after that time.Another son of George and Susan Armour was Jacob B. Armour who was born ca. 1821 in Lycoming County, PA and who married Theresa A. Bowers 1/1/1850 in Adams County, IL.Jacob B. Armour was a bookkeeper in Quincy and died there after 1880.His wife was born ca. 1825 in Maryland and died after 1880 in Quincy, Adams County, IL.Jacob B. Armour had three daughters named Harriett, Kate, and Jessie.His mother Susan was living with him in 1870.
More research is needed to definitely connect William Armour who married Sarah Poland to George Armour who was born ca. 1787 in Pennsylvania.William Armour probably named his oldest son George W. Armour for his father George Armour.