Ethel Viola Kellogg

4 September 1872–6 July 1960 (Age 87)
Hardin Township, Hardin, Iowa, United States

The Life of Ethel Viola

When Ethel Viola Kellogg was born on 4 September 1872, in Hardin Township, Hardin, Iowa, United States, her father, Ryerson Edgerton Kellogg, was 31 and her mother, Mary Amelia Smith, was 20. She married Eugene Franklin Walton on 7 December 1893. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States in 1910 and White Knob, Custer, Idaho, United States in 1920. She died on 6 July 1960, in Salmon, Lemhi, Idaho, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Mount McCaleb Cemetery, Custer, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eugene Franklin Walton
Ethel Viola Kellogg
Marriage: 7 December 1893
Olive Bessie Walton

Spouse and Children

7 December 1893


Parents and Siblings



    Myrtle May Kellogg



    Mabel Lucy Kellogg


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1879 · History Of White Knob

Age 7

In 1879, copper was discovered in the White Knob Mountains near current day Mackay, Idaho. White Knob began as a mining town in this new Alder Creek Mining District.[2] The electric railway of the White Knob Copper Co. and subsequently an aerial cable tramway were used to transport the ore from White Knob to the smelter at the railway station in Mackay. The town was home to a school, a general store, and post office. The mine closed in 1928 prompting the decline of the town as more residents were living in Mackay. The school was closed in 1932.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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 Scottish: of uncertain origin. Early forms such as de Kellock, de Keloche are evidently habitational names, perhaps from Keiloch in Aberdeenshire or Killoch in Ayrshire ( see Killough ).2 Scottish and northern English: from the Old Norse personal name Kjallákr, which is a borrowing of Irish Ceallach ( see Kelly ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel Walton in household of Eugene Walton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ethel Kellogg in household of Ryerson Kellogg, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Ethel K Walton in household of Eugene F Walton, "United States Census, 1900"

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