Lillas Viola Guinea

23 August 1904–2 October 1964 (Age 60)
Harrison, Boone, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Lillas Viola

When Lillas Viola Guinea was born on 23 August 1904, in Harrison, Boone, Arkansas, United States, her father, David Guinea, was 48 and her mother, Emma Dorothea Heiser, was 31. She married Joaquin Tristani on 9 November 1933, in Fairfax, Fairfax, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Police Precinct 3, District of Columbia, United States for about 5 years. She died on 2 October 1964, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joaquin Tristani
Lillas Viola Guinea
Marriage: 9 November 1933
King Tristani

Spouse and Children

9 November 1933
Fairfax, Fairfax, Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    David Guinea


    Emma Dorothea Heiser




World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Diamonds Found Near Murfreesboro

Age 2

In a 37- acre plowed field in  a state park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas visitors are able to go looking for diamonds. This was the site for the first diamond discovery in 1906. Through the years more than 33,100 diamonds have been found at the Crater of Diamonds. 

Age 16

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Guiney .

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

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Story Highlight

The Life of Lillas Viola Guinea Link Tristani

Lillas was born 23 Aug 1901 in Harrison, Boone, Arkansas and died on 2 October 1964 in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota. Your father and I had moved to Minneapolis from D.C. after he graduated from l …

Sources (3)

  • Lillas L Tristani in household of Joaquin Tristani, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lillas Guinea in household of Soloman A Link, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lillas Link in household of Solomon Link, "United States Census, 1920"

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