Virginia Antoinette Trego

1906–1989 (Age 83)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Virginia Antoinette

When Virginia Antoinette Trego was born on 14 May 1906, in Ohio, United States, her father, William Edgar "Eddie" Trego, was 39 and her mother, Katherine Lillena "Kate" Long, was 38. She married Karoly Pate on 15 March 1930, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. She lived in Drexel Hill, Upper Darby, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Lakewood, Lakewood, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 7 May 1989, in Avon Township, Lorain, Ohio, United States, at the age of 82.

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Virginia Antoinette Trego
Karoly Pate
Marriage: 15 March 1930

Spouse & Children

15 March 1930
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • William Edgar "Eddie" Trego


  • Katherine Lillena "Kate" Long




World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1913 · Cleveland Museum of Art

Age 7

The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded as a trust from Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington, and Horace Kelley. It is to be known as the fourth-wealthiest art museum in the United States. The museum opened its doors to the public on June 6, 1916, and is free to the public to come and enjoy the diverse collections inside. Today the museum can be found as the center piece of Wade Park and both are on the National Register of Historic Places.

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): probably an altered form of an unidentified Cornish name.

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

Sources (3)

  • Virginia Trego in household of William E Trego, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Virginia T Reiff in household of Norman J Reiff, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Virginia A Trego in household of William E Trego, "United States Census, 1930"

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