Viola Eckert

7 July 1890–8 December 1974 (Age 84)

The Life of Viola

When Viola Eckert was born on 7 July 1890, her father, Joseph Eckert, was 28 and her mother, Nellie Lee, was 21. She had at least 1 daughter with Walter Scott Perrin. She lived in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States for about 40 years. She died on 8 December 1974, at the age of 84.

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Walter Scott Perrin
Viola Eckert
Betty Perrin

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Eckert


    Nellie Lee





    Marie L Eckert


    Charles Thomas Eckert


    Eva Nellie Eckert


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agi ‘edge’, ‘point’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Viola Perrin in household of Walter Perrin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Viola M Eckert in household of Joseph Eckert, "United States Census, 1900"

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