Viola Rebecca Margarethe Grieme

Brief Life History of Viola Rebecca Margarethe

When Viola Rebecca Margarethe Grieme was born on 21 September 1910, in Hanover, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States, her father, Heinrich Hermann Grieme, was 20 and her mother, Christine Schaefer, was 22. She lived in Cherokee, Cherokee, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Pitcher Township, Cherokee, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died in January 1986, in Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75.

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Viola Rebecca Margarethe Grieme

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  • Viola Grieme in household of Henry H Grieme, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Viola Rebecca Grieme, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Viola R. Grieme in entry for Glen E Mathews, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

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.

1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.


The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a compound personal name beginning with the ancient Germanic element grīm ‘mask, helmet’. Compare Greim .

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

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