Viola Frances Watts

25 February 1924–4 November 2003 (Age 79)
Prospect, Marion, Ohio, United States

The Life of Viola Frances

When Viola Frances Watts was born on 25 February 1924, in Prospect, Marion, Ohio, United States, her father, Homer Wesley Watts, was 32 and her mother, Myrtle Marie Unroe, was 27. She married Walter Eugene Eaton on 26 July 1941, in Marion, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 4 November 2003, in Rogersville, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Rogersville, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States.

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Walter Eugene Eaton
Viola Frances Watts
Marriage: 26 July 1941
Gary Eugene Eaton

Spouse and Children

26 July 1941
Marion, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 7

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 21

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Watt . This surname is also well established in South Wales.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Viola F Watts in household of Homer W Watts, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Viola Eaton, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Viola Watts, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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