Artemus Via

22 March 1917–27 January 1992 (Age 74)
Albemarle, Sussex, Virginia, United States

The Life of Artemus

When Artemus Via was born on 22 March 1917, in Albemarle, Sussex, Virginia, United States, his father, Daniel Christopher Via, was 41 and his mother, Minnie A Garrison, was 35. He lived in White Hall, Albemarle, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 27 January 1992, in Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Palmyra, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Christopher Via
Minnie A Garrison
Hease Via
Thomas G Via
George Washington Via
Lula L Via
Malinda Jane Via
Hezekiah Via
Artemus Via
Hubert Lee Via
Rachel N Via
John William Via
Lester Weiner Via

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Christopher Via





    Hease Via


    Thomas G Via


    George Washington Via




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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 20

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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 French (Huguenot): variant of Viau ( see Vial ).2 Southern Italian: from a short form of a personal name or surname ending with -via, for example Bellavia .3 Southern Italian: from a variant of Bia, a personal name of Greek origin, a calque of Latin Vita ‘life’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Artimore Via in household of Dan C Via, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Artemus Via in household of Daniel Via, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Artemus in entry for John W Via, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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