Virginia K Stiener

1919–5 April 2007 (Age 88)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Virginia K

When Virginia K Stiener was born in 1919, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, Joseph Thomas Steiner, was 27 and her mother, Mary Ellen Boylen, was 25. She married Francis Thomas Benoy on 23 June 1935, in Seneca, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Mount Pleasant, Green, Wisconsin, United States in 1940 and Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 2004. She died on 5 April 2007, in Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Thomas Benoy
Virginia K Stiener
Marriage: 23 June 1935
Shirley Ann Benoy
Betty Jeane Benoy
Carol Virginia Benoy
Sally Lou Benoy

Spouse and Children

23 June 1935
Seneca, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States


    Shirley Ann Benoy


    Betty Jeane Benoy


    Carol Virginia Benoy


    Sally Lou Benoy


Parents and Siblings





    Veronica Mildred Steiner


    Geraldine Irene Steiner


    Charles Joseph Steiner


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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 0

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 0

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 23

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with stīde ‘stiff’, ‘hard’

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

Sources (3)

  • Virginia C Steines in household of Joseph T Steines, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Virginia Steiner in household of Joseph Steiner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Virginia Benoy in household of Francis Benoy, "United States Census, 1940"

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