Virginia Prosise

16 January 1900–5 December 1985 (Age 85)
Bridgewater, McCook, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Virginia

When Virginia Prosise was born on 16 January 1900, in Bridgewater, McCook, South Dakota, United States, her father, Samuel Douglas Prosise, was 37 and her mother, Sarah Maria Massey, was 30. She married Amel William Oberg on 2 October 1919, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in McPherson, Nebraska, United States in 1910. She died on 5 December 1985, in Vandalia, Fayette, Illinois, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Vandalia, Fayette, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amel William Oberg
Virginia Prosise
Marriage: 2 October 1919
Marshel Oberg
Margrett Oberg

Spouse and Children

2 October 1919
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States


    Marshel Oberg


    Margrett Oberg


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Douglas Prosise





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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 10

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Virgin Oberg in household of Amel Oberg, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jennie Prosise in household of Samuel D Prosise, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Virginia Prosise, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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