Viola Ester Thornton, DD

Viola Ester Thornton, DD

Female 1900 - 1999  (98 years)

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  • Name Viola Ester Thornton, DD 
    Suffix DD 
    Born 08 Oct 1900  Southwick, Nez Perce County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 13 Jan 1999  Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Fraser Cemetery, Fraser, Clearwater County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I519942035  Eby/Aebi and Bernethy Family
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2016 

    Father Owen Wayne Thornton, DD,   b. 24 Mar 1866, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1940, Fraser, Clearwater County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Alma Mable Alloway, DD,   b. 29 Mar 1878, Jasper County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1971, Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 09 Mar 1898  Beaver City, Furnas County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F509208473  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Jesse Leroy Eby, DD,   b. 15 Jul 1898, Fraser, Clearwater County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1940, Orofino, Clearwater County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 08 Feb 1919  Orofino, Clearwater County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Idaho Marriages, 1842-1996
      about Jesse Eby
      Name: Jesse Eby
      Gender: Male
      Spouse: Viola Thornton
      Spouse gender: Female
      Marriage Date: Feb 8, 1919
      Marriage Location: Orofino, Clearwater Co., Idaho
      Source: This record can be found in the marriage book at the County Courthouse located in Clearwater Co., ID in Volume 1 on Page 204.

    • BYU Idaho
      Details For Marriage ID#66780
      Groom Last Name: EBY
      Groom First Name: Jesse
      Groom Residence:
      Bride Last Name: THORNTON
      Bride First Name: Viola
      Bride Residence:
      Place: Orofino
      Date: 08 Feb 1919
      County of Record: Clearwater
      State: Idaho
      Volume: 1
      Page: 204
    Children 
    +1. Lazetta May Eby,   b. 03 Nov 1919, Orofino, Clearwater County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 2013, Weippe, Clearwater County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     2. Robert Arnold Eby, DD,   b. 27 Jun 1923, Fraser, Clearwater County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 2010, Aberdeen, Grays Harbor County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     3. Helen Margaret Eby,   b. 16 Aug 1927, Fraser, Clearwater County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1981, Kennewick, Benton County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F509207975  Group Sheet

    Family 2 John James Aggar, Jr,   b. 22 Feb 1900, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 May 1992, Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 1945 
    Last Modified 29 May 2010 
    Family ID F509208032  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 08 Oct 1900 - Southwick, Nez Perce County, Idaho Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 08 Feb 1919 - Orofino, Clearwater County, Idaho Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jan 1999 - Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fraser Cemetery, Fraser, Clearwater County, Idaho Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Viola Thornton and family 
Men In Back: Earl Thornton and Robert Eby. 
Women in Front: Kathy Eby, Viola Thornton, Mila Eby
    Viola Thornton and family Men In Back: Earl Thornton and Robert Eby. Women in Front: Kathy Eby, Viola Thornton, Mila Eby
    Personal Collection
    Robert Eby, mother Viola Thornton, daughters Roberta Ellen and Kathy Renee Eby
    Robert Eby, mother Viola Thornton, daughters Roberta Ellen and Kathy Renee Eby
    Personal Collection
    Viola Thornton. She loved to fish and this is just one photo of her and her catch.
    Viola Thornton. She loved to fish and this is just one photo of her and her catch.
    Personal Collection
    L-R: Viola, Laura and Leon Thornton
    L-R: Viola, Laura and Leon Thornton
    Personal Collection
    Viola Thornton
    Viola Thornton
    Personal Collection
    L-R: Viola, Attison Wayne, Laura and Leon Thornton
    L-R: Viola, Attison Wayne, Laura and Leon Thornton
    Persoanl Collection
    Viola Thornton Eby Aggar, daughter Lazetta Eby Cochrell and sister-in-law Edna Cochrell Thornton
    Viola Thornton Eby Aggar, daughter Lazetta Eby Cochrell and sister-in-law Edna Cochrell Thornton
    Personal Collection
    Viola Thornton Eby Aggar, Lazetta and Robert Eby
    Viola Thornton Eby Aggar, Lazetta and Robert Eby
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    Direct Descendants Mila
    Direct Descendants Mila

    Headstones
    Jack Aggar and Viola Thornton
    Jack Aggar and Viola Thornton
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  • Notes 
    • 1910 Census Bedrock, Nez Perce, Idaho as Viola THORNTON
      1930 Census Longview, Cowlitz, Washington as Iola EBY.

    • Viola Esther Aggar, former owner and operator of Aggar Cafe in Lewiston, died Wednesday at Life Care Center of Lewiston from causes related to age. She was 98.

      She was born Oct. 8, 1900, to Owen and Alma Thornton in Southwick. They moved to the Fraser area in 1916 and she attended high school there.

      In 1919, she married Jess Eby. He died in 1940.

      In 1945 she married Jack Aggar. They owned and operated Aggar Cafe on Main Street in Lewiston from 1948 to 1955. Then they owned and operated Italian Gardens in North Lewiston from 1956 to 1963. He died in May 1992.

      She became well-known for her pie-baking skills.

      After retirement in 1963 they moved to Lewiston Orchards. They owned a cabin east of Pierce on the Orogrande and spent their summers there. They gave the cabin to her brother and his boys in 1986.

      She is survived by a daughter, Lazetta Cochrell of Weippe; and a son, Robert Eby of Aberdeen, Wash.; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren.

      A daughter, a sister and two brothers preceded her in death.

      The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Pine Hills Funeral Chapel at Orofino. Burial will be at Fraser Cemetery near Weippe.

    • FROM NEWSPAPER OBITUARY
      Copied March 25, 2008 By Juanita Steadman

      Viola Esther Aggar, 98

      Viola Esther Aggar died Jan. 13, 1999 at Life Care Center of Lewiston of causes related to age. She was 98.
      She was born Oct. 8, 1900 at Southwick to Owen and Alma Thornton. They moved to the Fraser community in 1916 where she attended high school.
      In 1919 she married Jess Eby. He died in 1940.
      In 1945 she married Jack Aggar. They owned and operated Aggar Café on Main St. in Lewiston from 1948 to 1955. Then they owned and operated Italian Gardens from 1956 to 1963. After retiring in 1963 they owned a cabin east of Pierce on the Ore Grande. In 1986 they turned the cabin over to her brother and his sons.
      She is survived by a daughter Lazetta Cochrell of Weippe and a son, Robert Eby of Aberdeen, Wash.; 11 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren and 15 great, great grandchildren.
      She was preceded in death by a daughter, a sister and two brothers.
      Services were held Saturday at Pine Hills Funeral Chapel in Orofino. Burial was at Fraser Cemetery near Weippe.
      Pine Hills Funeral chapel was in charge of arrangements.

    • Per Alma's Notes, Ada R Roberts was mid' wife' when Viola was born.

    • U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2
      about Viola E Aggar

      Name:Viola E Aggar
      Birth Date:8 Oct 1900
      Address:620 1/2 Bryden Ave, Lewiston, ID, 83501-5128


    • U.S. Phone and Address Directories, 1993-2002
      Name: V E Aggar
      City: Lewiston
      State: Idaho
      Zip Code: 83501
      Phone Number: 208-746-3937
      Residence Years: 1998 1999
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