I wish I had the full maiden name of Violet's mother, but I would have to see Violet's birth certificate to get it, wouldn't I? None of the newspaper articles I've read mention it.
Since I don't live near a census office here, I don't have access to the census records. I've looked so far at the Social Security records to get my information. Don't know how to obtain draft card information.
About the probate information, I'd have to know what year the probate was done so that I could obtain legal records form the Cook County circuit court. I believe they charge $xx.xx per year to look this stuff up. Without a copy of the death certificate, I'm not 100% positive that the obit I saw was for Violet's stepfather.
So many little pieces of data missing....