Vada Bernice Trosper

19 July 1907–3 December 1985 (Age 78)
Monroe Township, Daviess, Missouri, United States

The Life of Vada Bernice

When Vada Bernice Trosper was born on 19 July 1907, in Monroe Township, Daviess, Missouri, United States, her father, Martin Trosper, was 26 and her mother, Nora S French, was 24. She married Jiles Wesley Hood on 18 July 1931, in Chaffee, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Caldwell, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Breckenridge Township, Caldwell, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 3 December 1985, in Miami Shores, Miami-Dade, Florida, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Breckenridge, Caldwell, Missouri, United States.

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Jiles Wesley Hood
Vada Bernice Trosper
Marriage: 18 July 1931
Helen Sue Hood

Spouse and Children

18 July 1931
Chaffee, Colorado, United States


    Helen Sue Hood


Parents and Siblings


    Nora S French




World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 2

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.

Age 22

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

Origin unidentified; possibly French, or perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Trespe , a derogatory nickname for a rustic or peasant, from Middle High German trefze ‘weed’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vada B Hood in household of Jiles W Hood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vada Trosper in household of Mart Trosper, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vada B Trosper in household of Mart Trosper, "United States Census, 1910"

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