Christina Marie Viola Schmitt

3 May 1895–9 February 1985 (Age 89)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Christina Marie Viola

When Christina Marie Viola Schmitt was born on 3 May 1895, in Indiana, United States, her father, Jacob Nicholas Schmitt, was 30 and her mother, Carrie or Caroline Bach, was 25. She married Ray T King on 6 September 1924, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935 and Gate Creek Election Precinct, Lane, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 9 February 1985, in Oregon, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Indiana, United States.

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Ray T King
Christina Marie Viola Schmitt
Marriage: 6 September 1924
Kathleen King

Spouse and Children

6 September 1924
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States


    Kathleen King


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 2

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

South German: variant spelling of Schmidt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Viola King in household of Ray King, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Viola King in household of Ray King, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Viola Marie Schmitt in household of Eliza Ann Goodland, "United States Census, 1920"

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