Anna Elizabeth Ives

1 March 1874–17 December 1955 (Age 81)
Ames, Story, Iowa, United States

The Life of Anna Elizabeth

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, Carrolla, Jasper, Texas, United States.

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Lemuel Elsworth Kratzer
Anna Elizabeth Ives
Marriage: 29 March 1891
Myrtle Elizabeth Anderson

Spouse and Children

    Lemuel Elsworth Kratzer



29 March 1891
Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States


    Myrtle Elizabeth Anderson


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Age 19

Historical Boundaries: 1893: Jasper, Texas, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (Norman) and French: from the Old French personal name Ive (modern French Yves), which is of Germanic origin, being a short form of various compound names containing the element iv-, īwa ‘yew’. The final -s is the mark of the Old French nominative case.

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

Sources (3)

  • Anna E Kratzer in household of L E Kratzer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anna Ives in household of Orsen Ives, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Anna E Kratzer in household of Lmuel E Kratzer, "United States Census, 1900"

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