Armstrong J. BONEY


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  • Name Armstrong J. BONEY 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID P18151  Doty Family in America | Edward1 Doty, John2 Doty
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2019 

    Father John S. BONEY,   b. 1826 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Melissa KISTLER,   d. 1898 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F3356  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane MARPLE 
    Married 1878 
    +1. Martha Jane BONEY  [natural]
     2. John Lawrence BONEY,   d. 20 Nov 1910  [natural]
     3. Elizabeth BONEY  [natural]
     4. Jesse BONEY  [natural]
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F24882  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • From "History of Rock Island County," pg. 1038: "The name of Armstrong J. Boney has figured prominently in the history of commercial and agricultural interests in Buffalo Prairie township, and the spirit of enterprise which has actuated him all that he has undertaken has gained him a gratifying measure of prosperity. At the present time he is the proprietor of a general store at Buffalo Prairie, doing a large amount of business, and is recognized as a public-spirited citizen who has the welfare of his community and its people at heart. ... "Armstrong J. Boney was six weeks old when he was brought by his parents to Rock Island county and here he secured his education in the public schools. At the age of twenty years he began farming on his own account by renting a piece of land, and in 1879 bought a tract. To this he has since added form time to time until he now owns 160 acres, located in Mercer county. He is the owner of the building nad land where he has his store. By honorable dealing, enterprise and inherent ability he has developed an excellent business, and is now numbered among the substantial men of his community. ... "Mr. Boney is a member of the Modern Woodmen of America, in wich he has passed all the chairs. A democrat in politics, he has not beenan office-seeker, but for ten years capably discharged the duties pertaining to the office of a school director. he is satisfied that Buffalo Prairie promises great future development, and intends to continue to make his home in the vicinity in which he has lived so long."