Viola Hattie Quast

8 October 1910–3 March 1999 (Age 88)
Kief, McHenry, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Viola Hattie

When Viola Hattie Quast was born on 8 October 1910, in Kief, McHenry, North Dakota, United States, her father, August Ludwig Quast, was 36 and her mother, Emma Carolin Trojan, was 26. She lived in Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 3 March 1999, in Glencoe, McLeod, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Hutchinson, McLeod, Minnesota, United States.

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August Ludwig Quast
Emma Carolin Trojan
Julian Augusta Quast
Viola Hattie Quast

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

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.
1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 4

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 25

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

German:1. habitational name from any of several places so named in northern Germany. 2. metonymic occupational name for a barber or nickname for someone who wore a conspicuous tassel or feather, from Middle Low German, Middle High German quast(e) ‘tuft’, ‘tassel’, ‘brush’, also ‘fool’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Viola H Quast in household of William A Barnes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Viola H Ouast in household of Emma Quast, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Viola Quast in household of August Quast, "United States Census, 1910"

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