Viola Kirschenmann

Female16 March 1915–21 March 1999

Brief Life History of Viola

When Viola Kirschenmann was born on 16 March 1915, in Lake Andes, Charles Mix, South Dakota, United States, her father, Jacob Kirschenmann, was 41 and her mother, Katherine Bender, was 38. She married James Walton Morley on 29 June 1939, in Benewah, Idaho, United States. She lived in Goose Lake Township, Charles Mix, South Dakota, United States for about 15 years. She died on 21 March 1999, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Lakewood, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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James Walton Morley
Viola Kirschenmann
Marriage: 29 June 1939

Sources (16)

  • Viola Kirschenmann, "South Dakota State Census, 1915"
  • Viola Kirschenmann, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
  • Viola Morley, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 June 1939Benewah, Idaho, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 1

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    1916 · Boeing Aircraft

    Age 1

    The Boeing Aircraft was named and created by William Boeing. The first two planes were Bluebill and Mallard and the first flight was July 15, 1916. Boeing aircrafts made their debut during WWI. 

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 22

    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Reinhold, Erwin, Helmuth, Klaus.

    German: from Middle High German kirs(ch)e ‘cherry’ + man ‘man’, an occupational name for a grower or seller of cherries or a topographic name.

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

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