Virginia Brooks Wernet

Female24 November 1909–3 April 1943

Brief Life History of Virginia Brooks

When Virginia Brooks Wernet was born on 24 November 1909, in Ohio, United States, her father, Ross M Wernet, was 20 and her mother, Harriet Agnes Brooke, was 20. She married Robert Ernest Demarest on 29 July 1933, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. She lived in Canton Township, Stark, Ohio, United States in 1920. She died on 3 April 1943, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 33.

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Virginia Brooks Wernet

Sources (7)

  • Virginia Wernt in household of R M Wernt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Birth Certificate Virginia Wernet
  • Virginia W. De Marest, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

1913 · Cleveland Museum of Art

Age 4

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.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 10

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Wernert . This surname is also found in France (mainly Lorraine).

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

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