Viola A Ensminger

Female22 July 1888–3 September 1979

Brief Life History of Viola A

When Viola A 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. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Election Precinct 9 Pine Forest, Deschutes, Oregon, United States in 1940 and United States in 1949. 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 A Ensminger
Marriage: 24 July 1914
Mildred Beryl Wilson
Lyle Raymond Wilson

Sources (11)

  • Viola A Wilson, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Viola Ensminger Wilson, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Births, 1842-1917"
  • Viola Ensminger in the Oregon, Marriage Indexes, 1906-2009

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 July 1914Jackson, Oregon, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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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 and Alsatian: probably a habitational name for someone from Ensmingen, a place (or estate) of unknown location and etymology. This surname is most common in Alsace, France.

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

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