When Anna Elizabeth Ives was born on 1 March 1874, in Ames, Story, Iowa, United States, her father, Oren Ives, was 38 and her mother, Sarah Catherine Bonebrake, was 20. She married Lemuel Elsworth Kratzer on 29 March 1891, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Centralia, Lewis, Washington, United States in 1910 and Yell Township, Boone, Iowa, United States in 1920. She died on 17 December 1955, in Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Morse Cemetery, Buna, Jasper, Texas, United States.
English (of Norman origin) and French: from the Old French personal name Ive, Yve(s) (of which Ivon was originally an inflected form), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. The name, common among the Normans and Bretons, was originally of Breton origin and derived ultimately from a British Celtic (or perhaps Gaulish) stem ib- ‘yew’. This surname is very rare in France; in North America it may thus, in some cases, (also) be an altered form of the variant Yves.
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