John J. VIARS

Brief Life History of John J.

When John J. VIARS was born about 1900, in Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States, his father, Merrity Manual (Bud) VIARS, was 18 and his mother, Lucy SAYLOR, was 20. He lived in Scaffold Cane Branch, Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Merrity Manual (Bud) VIARS
1883–1952
Lucy SAYLOR
1881–1920
John J. VIARS
1900–
Sallie Viars
1902–
Solomon Merity VIARS
1903–
Elijah (Lige) VIARS
1906–
Sarah Alice VIARS
1909–
Joy Viars
1910–
Ivory Iceis (Mem) VIARS
1911–1977
Raymond William Viars
1912–1992
Wanda Marie Viars
1916–1996
Luther Abrams VIARS
1922–

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  • John J Viars in household of Merity Bud Viars, "United States Census, 1900"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1900 · Governor Shot

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.

1931

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Via 1, a surname of French (or perhaps ultimately German) origin, with the addition of excrescent -s, a common feature of Americanized surnames. Compare Viers and Vires .

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

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