Leona Johanna Plucinski

1905–1996 (Age 90)
Ashley, Washington, Illinois, United States

The Life of Leona Johanna

When Leona Johanna Plucinski was born on 9 May 1905, in Ashley, Washington, Illinois, United States, her father, Roman J. Plucinski Jr., was 36 and her mother, Julia Johanna Janowska, was 33. She married Michael Paul Robel on 24 June 1926, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 2 March 1996, in Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Michael Paul Robel
Leona Johanna Plucinski
Marriage: 24 June 1926
Michael Charles Robel
Kenneth Gregory Robel
Donald Phillip Robel
Jacquelyn Ann Robel
Gregory John Robel

Spouse and Children

24 June 1926
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States



    Kenneth Gregory Robel



    Jacquelyn Ann Robel


    Gregory John Robel


Parents and Siblings

    Roman J. Plucinski Jr.


    Julia Johanna Janowska




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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 5

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 24

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

Polish (Pluciński): habitational name, possibly for someone from Plucice in Piotrków voivodeship, or any of various places called Pluty in other voivodeships.

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

Sources (3)

  • Leona Robel in household of Michael Robel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lena Robel in household of Michel Robel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leona Plucinski in household of Roman Plucinski, "United States Census, 1910"

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