Virgil Earl Fretthem

1898–1975 (Age 76)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Virgil Earl

When Virgil Earl Fretthem was born on 26 October 1898, in Iowa, United States, his father, Charles Lathrum Beebe, was 38 and his mother, Triphena Viola Bice, was 31. He had at least 1 daughter with Frances Marion Stehn. He lived in Polk, Iowa, United States in 1905 and Decorah, Winneshiek, Iowa, United States in 1910. He died on 20 February 1975, in Austin, Mower, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin Township, Mower, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Lathrum Beebe
Triphena Viola Bice
William Henry Beebe
Jennie Beebe
Minnie Beebe
Charles Lewis Beebe
Virgil Earl Fretthem
George F Beebe
John Beebe

Parents & Siblings

  • Charles Lathrum Beebe


  • Triphena Viola Bice




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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 8

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 21

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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Sources (3)

  • Virgil Fresheim in household of Albert H Fresheim, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Virgil Beebe, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Virgil Beebe in household of Charles Beebe, "United States Census, 1900"

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