Armella Leone Pongratz

25 April 1921–8 March 2009 (Age 87)
Stuart, Holt, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Armella Leone

When Armella Leone Pongratz was born on 25 April 1921, her father, George Pongratz, was 39 and her mother, Mary Agnes Babl, was -64. She married Herman Henry Kramer on 20 February 1946, in Emmet, Holt, Nebraska, United States. She lived in Emmet, Holt, Nebraska, United States in 1935 and Grattan Township, Holt, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 8 March 2009, in Stuart, Holt, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Stuart, Holt, Nebraska Territory, United States.

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Herman Henry Kramer
Armella Leone Pongratz
Marriage: 20 February 1946

Spouse and Children

20 February 1946
Emmet, Holt, Nebraska, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Margaret Frances Pongratz


    Teresa M Pongratz


    Bernard Aloysius Pongratz


    Alda M Pongratz


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Variant of German Ponkratz or Hungarian Pongrác(z) ( see Pankratz ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Annella L Pongral in household of George Pongral, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Armella L Pongratz in household of George Pongratz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Armella Leone Pongratz, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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