Ola Lucille Armstrong

4 September 1914–6 February 2000 (Age 85)
Granbury, Hood, Texas, United States

The Life of Ola Lucille

When Ola Lucille Armstrong was born on 4 September 1914, in Granbury, Hood, Texas, United States, her father, Charles Pinkney Armstrong, was 37 and her mother, Ella Myrtle Colbert, was 26. She had at least 1 daughter with James Merlin Searcy. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Tarrant, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 6 February 2000, in Bedford, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 85.

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James Merlin Searcy
Ola Lucille Armstrong
Shirley Ann Jones

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    Shirley Ann Jones


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 15

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English (common in Northumberland and the Scottish Borders): Middle English nickname for someone who was strong in the arm.2 Irish: adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Labhradha Tréan ‘strong O’Lavery’ or Mac Thréinfhir, literally ‘son of the strong man’, both from Ulster.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ole L Armstrong in household of Charles P Armstrong, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lucille Armstrong in household of C P Armstrong, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Armstrong in entry for Shirley Ann Jones, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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