Virginia Mary Dettinger

18 July 1900–23 March 1938 (Age 37)
Curryville, Curry Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United States

The Life of Virginia Mary

When Virginia Mary Dettinger was born on 18 July 1900, in Curryville, Curry Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United States, her father, John F Dettinger, was 37 and her mother, Emma Jane Stimmel, was 36. She married Charles Alfred Brogan on 6 August 1918, in Monroe, Monroe, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 23 March 1938, in Lima, Allen, Ohio, United States, at the age of 37.

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Family Time Line

Charles Alfred Brogan
Virginia Mary Dettinger
Marriage: 6 August 1918
Jack Austin Brogan

Spouse and Children

6 August 1918
Monroe, Monroe, Michigan, United States


    Jack Austin Brogan


Parents and Siblings

    John F Dettinger


    Emma Jane Stimmel




    Pearl May Dettinger


    Dora Marie Dettinger



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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 6

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 12

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of numerous places called Dettingen.

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

Sources (3)

  • Virginia Brogan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mrs. Afred Brogan in entry for Alfred Brogan, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Virginia Mary Brogan, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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