Armstrong, Minnie

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Person

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Armstrong, Minnie

Parallel form(s) of name

  • Minerva Gertrude Rae

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Description area

Dates of existence

January 17, 1888 - January 5, 1966

History

Minnie was born to Allen and Kate Rae on Junary 17, 1888 in Balmorl, Manitoba. She came to Squamish with her parents in 1889. She worked as a practical nurse for Doctor N.V. Paul.

She married Herbert Armstrong in 1912. He and D. McCallum owned and operated a store in Squamish. He was also a part owner of the post office which used to be located where the Seven Seas Restaurant later stood.

Minnie and Herb had 6 children: Mabel (Mrs Keith), Gertrude (Mrs Wilson), Margareta (Mrs McLeod), Bob, Jim, and Les. They lived on the corner right of the Spiral Trailer Court in an area known as "Armstrong's Corner".

Herbert Armstrong fell off a roof and died in 1925. Minnie continued to live at "Armstrong's Corner" in the area across from Mamquam School on Government Road. In 1953, she built an "Armstrong Barn".

Minnie died at age 78 on January 5, 1966.

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Minnie played the mouth organ (harmonica) very well.

Mandates/sources of authority

Squamish Public Library, Squamish Files: Prominent Names.

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Related entity

Rae, Oswald (Ozzie) (188? - ~1920)

Identifier of the related entity

OR01

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family

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Rae, Allen

Identifier of the related entity

AR01

Category of the relationship

family

Dates of the relationship

Description of relationship

Allen Rae is Minnie's father.

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Mills, Catherine (Kate)

Identifier of the related entity

KM01

Category of the relationship

family

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Kate Mills is Minnie's mother.

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Keith, Mabel

Identifier of the related entity

MK01

Category of the relationship

family

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Minnie Armstrong is Mabel's mother.

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Armstrong, Les

Identifier of the related entity

LA01

Category of the relationship

family

Dates of the relationship

Description of relationship

Minnie Armstrong is Les Armstrong's mother.

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Armstrong, Jim

Identifier of the related entity

JA01

Category of the relationship

family

Dates of the relationship

Description of relationship

Minnie Armstrong is Jim Armstrong's mother.

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Wilson, Gertrude

Identifier of the related entity

GW01

Category of the relationship

family

Dates of the relationship

Description of relationship

Minnie Armstrong is Gertrude's mother.

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Bob Armstrong

Identifier of the related entity

BA02

Category of the relationship

family

Dates of the relationship

Description of relationship

Minnie Armstrong is Bob Armstrong's mother.

Related entity

Armstrong, Herbert (Herb) (? - 1925)

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HA01

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family

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Rae, Wilfred (Whiff) (1891 - October 29, 1968)

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WR01

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family

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Rae, Thomas Edgar (March 8, 1889 - March 26, 1963)

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TR01

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family

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Rae, Robert Stewart (Bert) (1893 - April 14, 1978)

Identifier of the related entity

RR01

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family

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Rae, Retta (188? - ~1910)

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RR01

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family

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McLeod, Margareta

Identifier of the related entity

MM02

Category of the relationship

family

Dates of the relationship

Description of relationship

Minnie Armstrong is Margareta's mother.

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MA01

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