Viola Myrtle Cain

6 February 1898–31 January 1974 (Age 76)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Viola Myrtle

When Viola Myrtle Cain was born on 6 February 1898, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, George Henry Cain, was 27 and her mother, Annie Marie Bate, was 25. She married Floyd Bray Harvey on 25 November 1914, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Exeter, Tulare, California, United States in 1920 and Compton Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 31 January 1974, in South Gate, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 75.

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Floyd Bray Harvey
Viola Myrtle Cain
Marriage: 25 November 1914
Dorothy Mabel Harvey
Evelyn Della Harvey
Eleanora Belle Harvey

Spouse and Children

25 November 1914
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States


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World Events (8)

1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

Age 1

The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Iain, patronymic from Iain, one of the Gaelic forms of John . This name is found in many other spellings, including Mccain , Kean , and Mckean . In some cases it may also be a variant of Coyne .2 English: variant spelling of Cane .3 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Caen in Calvados, France, named with the Gaulish elements catu ‘battle’ + magos ‘field’, ‘plain’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Viola M Harvey in household of Floyd B Harvey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Viola Bristol in household of Bernie W Bristol, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Viola Cain in household of Geo. H. Cain, "United States Census, 1900"

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