Viola Ellan Bliler

11 April 1917–10 March 2003 (Age 85)
Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States

The Life of Viola Ellan

When Viola Ellan Bliler was born on 11 April 1917, in Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States, her father, Robert Ray BLILER, was 26 and her mother, Linda E SUMMERS, was 23. She married Grant Pierce Raitt on 26 June 1939, in Boulder, Jefferson, Montana, United States. She lived in Clyde Park, Park, Montana, United States for about 5 years and St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 10 March 2003, in Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Grant Pierce Raitt
Viola Ellan Bliler
Marriage: 26 June 1939

Spouse and Children

26 June 1939
Boulder, Jefferson, Montana, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

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.
1919 · Oil is Discovered at Cat Creek

Age 2

Located near Petroleum and Garfield counties in Montana is Cat Creek . It was here in 1919, that oil was discovered

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 South German: probably an occupational name for a gauger or sealer of barrels, from an agent derivative of Middle High German beil ‘barrel inspection’. See also Beiler .2 Altered spelling of Böhler ( see Boehler ).3 English: variant spelling of Bailor .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Viola Raitt in household of Grant Raitt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Viola E Bliler in household of Robert R Bliler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Viola E Bliler in household of Robert R Bliler, "United States Census, 1930"

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