Thomas Procella

1904–1964 (Age 59)
Sabine, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Procella was born on 30 August 1904, in Sabine, Louisiana, United States, his father, John R. Procell, was 29 and his mother, Louisa Bebee, was 23. He married Lena Meshell on 24 December 1923, in Sabine, Louisiana, United States. He lived in Ward Five, Sabine, Louisiana, United States in 1910 and Many, Sabine, Louisiana, United States in 1920. He died on 27 January 1964, in Zwolle, Sabine, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Zwolle, Sabine, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Procella
Lena Meshell
Marriage: 24 December 1923

Spouse & Children

  • Male1904–1964Male

  • Lena Meshell


24 December 1923
Sabine, Louisiana, United States

Parents & Siblings



  • Female1896–1967Female

  • Albert Procela


  • George Procella


  • Christener Procell


  • Male1904–1964Male

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 16

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Italian: variant of Porcello , from the feminine.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Tommy Procell in household of John R Procell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas Procella in household of John R Procella, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Tom Procella, "Louisiana Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"

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