Isla Viola Flansburg

14 March 1901–14 June 1981 (Age 80)
Crow Wing, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of Isla Viola

When Isla Viola Flansburg was born on 14 March 1901, in Crow Wing, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States, her father, William Harve Flansburg, was 56 and her mother, Laura Emily Bingham, was 27. She married James Edward Coutts on 22 July 1915, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Saint Mathias Township, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States in 1910 and Walla Walla, Washington, United States in 1920. She died on 14 June 1981, in New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in New York City, New York County, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Edward Coutts
1894–1936
Isla Viola Flansburg
1901–1981
Marriage: 22 July 1915
Irene Isla Coutts
1916–1990

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 July 1915Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 1
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
    1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World
    Age 12
    At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 22
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of North German and Danish Flensburg: habitational name from Flensburg in Schleswig-Holstein.

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

    Sources (22)

    • Isla Viola Flansborg in entry for Irene Isla Coutts, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"
    • Isla Wallace in household of Frank Wallace, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Isla Flansburg, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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