Virgina Rose Pugsley

Female25 May 1938–4 March 1995

Brief Life History of Virgina Rose

When Virgina Rose Pugsley was born on 25 May 1938, in Montezuma, Colorado, United States, her father, Ray Aaron Pugsley, was 24 and her mother, Mable Hester Roberts, was 17. She lived in Election Precinct 14 McPhee, Montezuma, Colorado, United States in 1940 and Oakland, Alameda, California, United States in 1950. She died on 4 March 1995, in Lodi, San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Cherokee Memorial Park, Lodi, San Joaquin, California, United States.

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Ray Aaron Pugsley
Mable Hester Roberts
Virgina Rose Pugsley
Eldon Ray Pugsley

Sources (5)

  • Virgina R Pugsley, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Virginia R. Stilwell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Virginia Rose Stilwell, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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Siblings (2)

World Events (8)


Age 3

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

1941 · Red Rocks Amphitheatre Opens

Age 3

On June 15 1941, the only naturally occurring, acustically perfect amphitheatre of its kind in the world, was opend to visitors. It features animals, plants birds, and insects from both the Rocky Mountains and the Great Plains.

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 17

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English (Devon and Somerset): habitational name from a place so called in Warkleigh, Devon. The placename probably derives from an Old English personal name Pocg (genitive Pocges) + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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