Armstrong, Evelyn Bertha

From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY


Evelyn was born January 24, 1912, in Albany, NY, daughter of Marshall Allen Armstrong (b. 10/25/1878 in Knox, d. 6/21/1950 in Altamont) and Louise Ruth Tegler (Teglar) (b. 9/7/1885 in Fort Recovery, Ohio, d. 7/30/1952 in Altamont). She lived with her aunt, Anita Tegler, and grandparents, Fred and Bertha Tegler, in Albany, from age 1.


Evelyn graduated from Albany State Teachers College in 1933.


She taught in Castleton, N.Y. for three years.

Marriage & Children

She was married on August 17, 1940, in Westminster Presbyterian Church, Albany to Donald VG Wiedeman (Weidman) (b. 6/3/1913, Ilion, NY, d. 3/17/1957, Albany). They had one child, Carol Louise (b. 11/28/1950).


Evelyn died August 14, 1989, in Albany, and is buried in Knox Cemetery in Knox.

Additional Media


ARMSTRONG—Altamont, R. D. 1, July 24, Louise Ruth Teglar, wife of the late Marshall A. Armstrong; mother of Robert A. Armstrong of Altamont, RD 1, Evelyn Weidman of Guilderland, Jane Morgan of Schenectady, and the late Marion Beatrice Armstrong; sister of Mrs. Anna Siebert of Ohio, Mrs. Marie Wiedeman of Glenmont, Miss Anita Tegler and Harry Tegler, both of Albany, Cora C. Paton of Altamont, RD 1, Esther Bailey of Elsmere and the late Fred Tegler. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon from the Fredendall Funeral Home, Altamont.

Altamont Enterprise - August 1, 1952