Viola Ensminger

22 July 1888–3 September 1979 (Age 91)
Haines, Baker, Oregon, United States

The Life of Viola

When Viola Ensminger was born on 22 July 1888, in Haines, Baker, Oregon, United States, her father, Jacob Henry Ensminger, was 41 and her mother, Johanna Ziegler Loennig, was 33. She married Fred C Wilson on 24 July 1914, in Jackson, Oregon, United States. She lived in Astoria, Clatsop, Oregon, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 9 Pine Forest, Deschutes, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 3 September 1979, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Lincoln Memorial Park, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fred C Wilson
Viola Ensminger
Marriage: 24 July 1914

Spouse and Children

24 July 1914
Jackson, Oregon, United States

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 10

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 24

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin; probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Viola A Wilson in household of Fred C Wilson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Viola Wilson in household of Fred C Wilson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Viola Wilson in household of Fred C Wilson, "United States Census, 1920"

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