Varian Olive Arter

Brief Life History of Varian Olive

When Varian Olive Arter was born on 12 January 1905, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, her father, Amon Bronson Arter, was 25 and her mother, Grace Elma Mynatt, was 19. She married Reginald Chester Hillyard on 31 October 1926, in Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 14 July 1985, in Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Ferndale, Whatcom, Washington, United States.

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Reginald Chester Hillyard
Varian Olive Arter
Marriage: 31 October 1926
Gloria J Hillyard

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  • Varion Arter in household of Albert M Belford, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Varian Arter, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"
  • Varian Arter, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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Name Meaning

English and Welsh: variant of Arthur , the form being influenced perhaps by the Gaelic form of the personal name, Artair.

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

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