Alberta Ernestine Marcucci

23 March 1919–16 March 2010 (Age 91)
Carroll, Carroll, Iowa, United States

The Life of Alberta Ernestine

When Alberta Ernestine Marcucci was born on 23 March 1919, in Carroll, Carroll, Iowa, United States, her father, Ernest Domenico Marcucci, was 33 and her mother, Ines Lucia Giovanardi, was 21. She married Michael August Wittrock on 12 October 1937, in Carroll, Carroll, Iowa, United States. She lived in Carroll Township, Carroll, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 16 March 2010, in Carroll, Carroll, Iowa, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Carroll, Carroll, Iowa, United States.

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Michael August Wittrock
Alberta Ernestine Marcucci
Marriage: 12 October 1937

Spouse and Children

12 October 1937
Carroll, Carroll, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Ernest Domenico Marcucci


    Ines Lucia Giovanardi




    Albert Marcucci



    Albert Dominico Marcucci


    Robert L. Marcucci


World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 3

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 25

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

Italian: patronymic or plural form of a pet form of the personal name Marco .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alberta Mircuszi in household of Ernest Mircuszi, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Arberta Marcucci in household of Ernest Marcucci, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alberta Wittrock in household of Michael Wittrock, "United States Census, 1940"

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