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  Father: Shelton Armstrong
Mother: Margaret A Scholl
Father: Joseph Samuel Lail
Mother: Martha Adeline Dillard

Dau: Betty Frances Armstrong (m ? Nudelman, St Petersburg, MO)
Dau: Billie Sue Armstrong (m1 ? Reiter; m2 ? Wells, Great Bend, KS)
Son: Larry Armstrong (MN)

William Shelton "Bill" Armstrong (1893-1960) married Ethel Lail (1894-1974) on 3 March 1917 in Callaway county, Missouri. Ethel was born at Shamrock, Callaway, Missouri, on 8 April 1894. She attended William Wood College in Fulton, Missouri and was a graduate of the University of Missouri of Columbia. Bill Armstrong operated the Armstrong Store (sold everything - grocery line, shoes, lots of things for the house) in Shamrock, Callaway, Missouri, for many years. J Sam Lail worked/operated the general store for 59 years having become a clerk in the store for owner John W Arnold in 1869. In 1882 J Sam Lail purchased a half interest in the store and became a partner. Bill Armstrong became a partner with his father-in-law, J Sam Lail, in the store in 1923. Ethel Armstrong taught at Shamrock High School in 1921 thru 1923. Bill and Ethel are buried in Liberty Church Cemetery northwest of Shamrock, Missouri.

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Obituary Ethel (Lail) Armstrong, Shamrock, Callaway, Missouri, 20 Jul 1974
Notes William Shelton and Ethel (Lail) Armstrong Family
J Sam Lail, William S Armstrong - Shamrock Store
Shamrock Merchants - Lail, Armstrong
Shamrock High School 1921-28
Shamrock, Callaway County, Missouri
Cemetery Liberty Christian Church, (northwest of) Shamrock, Callaway County, Missouri

Family Notes

Husband's Name
 Joseph Samuel LAIL (AFN:1MD9-WJR)
 Born:  25 Apr 1850  Place:  Martinsburg, Callaway Co., Mo
 Died:  24 May 1934  Place:
Wife's Name
 Martha DILLARD (AFN:1MD9-WK0)
 Born:  28 Aug 1855  Place:
 Died:  23 May 1948  Place: