Viola Marian Tindall

1898–1976 (Age 78)
Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States

The Life of Viola Marian

When Viola Marian Tindall was born on 9 March 1898, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States, her father, Edward R Tindall, was 37 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Mauer, was 24. She married George Eli Godfrey on 30 December 1919, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Erie, New York, United States in 1900. She died on 2 December 1976, at the age of 78, and was buried in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Viola Marian Tindall
George Eli Godfrey
Marriage: 30 December 1919
Gloria Jane Godfrey
George Charles Godfrey
Neil Roger Godfrey

Spouse & Children

30 December 1919
Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Edward R Tindall


  • Mary Elizabeth Mauer




  • Frank Tindell


  • Edward Tindell


  • Elmer Tindall


  • Luvina Tindell


  • Female1898–1976Female

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 19

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 21

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: regional name for someone who lived in Tynedale, the valley of the river Tyne, or a habitational name from a place in Cumbria called Tindale, which is situated on a tributary of the South Tyne. The name derives from a British river name Tina (apparently from a Celtic root meaning ‘to flow’) + Old English dæl or Old Norse dalr ‘valley’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Viola Tindell in household of Edward Tindell, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Viola M Lodfrey in household of George E Lodfrey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Viola Tindell in household of Edward Tindell, "United States Census, 1900"

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