Marcellus Francis Kroner

9 July 1908–25 December 1961 (Age 53)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Marcellus Francis

When Marcellus Francis Kroner was born on 9 July 1908, in Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph J. Kroner, was 23 and his mother, Clara Deters, was 25. He married Florence Offenberger on 29 December 1937, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States. He died on 25 December 1961, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States.

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Marcellus Francis Kroner
Florence Offenberger
Marriage: 29 December 1937

Spouse and Children

29 December 1937
Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States

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    Clara Deters




World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 2

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.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 15

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

German (also Kröner):1. habitational name for someone from a place called Kronau, near Bruchsal. 2. from a noun derivative of Middle Low German kronen ‘to grumble’, hence a nickname for a cantankerous person. 3. from an old personal name based on Old High German gruoni, Old Saxon grōni ‘green’ in the sense of ‘fresh new life’. 4. habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a crown, from Middle High German krōne.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marcellus F Kroner im Haushalt von Joseph J Kroner, „United States Census, 1930“
  • Marcelles Kroner im Haushalt von Joseph Kroner, „United States Census, 1910“
  • Marcellus Kroner im Haushalt von Joe J Kroner, „United States Census, 1920“

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