Brief Life History of Elma Any

When Elma Any KRYGER was born on 2 December 1899, in Correctionville, Woodbury, Iowa, United States, her father, William Kryger, was 37 and her mother, Lilly May Castle, was 36. She married Leo Lorenzo KROONEN on 10 November 1923, in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Bridgeport, Douglas, Washington, United States in 1910 and Temescal, Riverside, California, United States in 1930. She died on 13 November 2000, in Corona, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in Corona, Riverside, California, United States.

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Leo Lorenzo KROONEN
Marriage: 10 November 1923
Dollie Mae Kroonen
Elma Louise Kroonen
Leo Kryger Kroonen

Sources (15)

  • Elma Kroonen in household of Leo Kroonen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elma Any Kryger, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Elma Kryger, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1900 · Frederick Weyerhaeuser's Logging Business

Weyerhaeuser Company started with 900,000 acres of timberland, with barely 3 employees and a small office in Tacoma, Washington. It has grown to become one of the largest sustainable forest products companies in the world.

1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Name Meaning

Polish: from German Krieger and Krueger .

Jewish (Ashkenazic): Polish-influenced variant of Krieger and Krueger .

Dutch: variant, archaic or Americanized, of Krijger, an occupational name from Middle Dutch criger ‘warrior, soldier’. Compare Kriger .

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

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