Marcella Marie Rives

6 October 1897–29 July 1933 (Age 35)
East Saint Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, United States

The Life of Marcella Marie

When Marcella Marie Rives was born on 6 October 1897, in East Saint Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, her father, James William Rives, was 39 and her mother, Lillie Carlin, was 34. She married Leonard Joseph Pranger on 1 March 1919, in Greenfield, Greene, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in East Saint Louis Township, St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 29 July 1933, in Rockbridge, Greene, Illinois, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Greenfield, Greene, Illinois, United States.

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Leonard Joseph Pranger
Marcella Marie Rives
Marriage: 1 March 1919
Leonard Rives Pranger
Carlin James Pranger
Lucile Virginia Pranger

Spouse and Children

1 March 1919
Greenfield, Greene, Illinois, United States


    Leonard Rives Pranger


    Carlin James Pranger


    Lucile Virginia Pranger


Parents and Siblings

    James William Rives





World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 10

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Rive a back-formation from Rivke ( see Rifkin ).2 French: topographic name for someone who lived on the bank of a river or the shore of a lake, Old French rive (Latin ripa).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marcella Pranger in household of Leonard J Pranger, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marcella Pranger in household of Leonard Pranger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marcella Rives in household of Jas W Rives, "United States Census, 1900"

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