Viola Holmes

21 November 1869–4 July 1953 (Age 83)
Sugar Creek Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States

The Life of Viola

When Viola Holmes was born on 21 November 1869, in Sugar Creek Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States, her father, William Alexander T. Holmes, was 37 and her mother, Eliza Ann Boulden, was 20. She married Abraham Austin McClamrock on 8 April 1892, in Clinton, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Kirklin, Clinton, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Frankfort, Clinton, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. She died on 4 July 1953, in Clinton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Frankfort, Clinton, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Austin McClamrock
Viola Holmes
Marriage: 8 April 1892
Robert H McClamrock
Elizabeth Louise McClamrock

Spouse and Children

    Abraham Austin McClamrock



8 April 1892
Clinton, Indiana, United States


    Robert H McClamrock


    Elizabeth Louise McClamrock


Parents and Siblings

    William Alexander T. Holmes


    Eliza Ann Boulden





    Mary Holmes


    Daisy D. Holmes



    Vida Holmes


World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly central and northern England): variant of Holme .2 Scottish: probably a habitational name from Holmes near Dundonald, or from a place so called in the barony of Inchestuir.3 Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Thomáis, Mac Thómais ( see McComb ). In part of western Ireland, Holmes is a variant of Cavish (from Gaelic Mac Thámhais, another patronymic from Thomas ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Viola Mc Clamrock in household of Abram A Mc Clamrock, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Viola Mcclamrack in household of Abraham A Mcclamrack, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Viola Mcclamroch in household of Abraham A Mcclamroch, "United States Census, 1930"

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