Viola LaFerney

1924–2008 (Age 84)
Claiborne, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Viola

When Viola LaFerney was born on 5 February 1924, her father, Henry Lester Laferney, was 22 and her mother, Evelyn Mary Laferney, was 15. She married Ardis Aaron Powell on 17 January 1945. She lived in Dunklin, Missouri, United States in 1935 and La Font Township, New Madrid, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 2 March 2008, in Claiborne, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Claiborne, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Viola LaFerney
Ardis Aaron Powell
Marriage: 17 January 1945

Spouse & Children

17 January 1945

Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Lester Laferney


  • Evelyn Mary Laferney




World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 7

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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Sources (3)

  • Viola Laferney in household of Henry Laferney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Viola T Laferney in household of Henry L Laferney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Viola T Powell, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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