Viola Beatrice Clonts

23 September 1927–3 December 1993 (Age 66)
Frost, Navarro, Texas, United States

The Life of Viola Beatrice

When Viola Beatrice Clonts was born on 23 September 1927, in Frost, Navarro, Texas, United States, her father, Cabe Collins Clonts, was 24 and her mother, Mabel Greenhill, was 22. She married Delbert Loris Ray on 23 January 1948, in Eloy, Pinal, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 3 December 1993, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Delbert Loris Ray
Viola Beatrice Clonts
Marriage: 23 January 1948
Danny Lynn Ray
Della Lou Ray
Viola Bea Ray

Spouse and Children

23 January 1948
Eloy, Pinal, Arizona, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 2

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 18

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Klontz .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Viola Clontz Ray in household of Delbert Loris Ray, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Viola Beatrice Clonts Ray in household of Delbert Loris Ray, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Viola B Clonts in household of Cabe C Clonts, "United States Census, 1930"

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