Edwin Frederick Prenger1,2,3

ID# 7353, (1917 - 2011)
FatherJoseph Frank Prenger4,5,6 (28 Aug 1885 - 22 Sep 1943)
MotherJessie Myrtle Watson4 (5 Nov 1886 - 27 Oct 1917)

Key Events:

Birth: 9 Feb 1917, Peoria, Illinois7,8,9
Marriage: Marguerite L. Huggitt (22 Jun 1916 - )10,11,12
Marriage: 22 Dec 1952, Taylorville, Illinois, Ann C. McCabe (7 Apr 1926 - 3 Dec 2010)13,14
Death: 5 Nov 20117

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Edwin Frederick Prenger was born on 9 Feb 1917 in Peoria, Illinois.7,8,9
     After the death of their mother in 1917, Edwin and his brother moved with their father to the home of their mother's sister and her husband, Min and Edwin Lehmann. They continued to live with the Lehmanns until they were grown, and Edwin even lived with them for a time after he was married.15,16,6 He appeared with his father on the 1920 Federal Census of Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, in the household of his aunt Min and uncle Edwin.17 He appeared with his father on the 1930 Federal Census of Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, in the household of his aunt and uncle.6
     Edwin moved to New Orleans, Louisiana, about 1935, apparently with his aunt Min and uncle Edwin Lehmann, and by 1940 returned to Peoria with them and his new wife.18,19
     Edwin married first Marguerite L. Huggitt, daughter of William Hilton Huggitt and Marguerite Bettison.10,11,12
     Edwin moved back to Peoria before 1940, apparently with his aunt Min and uncle Edwin Lehmann, with his new wife.20 He appeared with his wife, Marguerite L. Huggitt, on the 1940 Federal Census of Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, in the household of Edwin and Min, his mother's sister and her husband.21
     He was a clerk in a distillery in 1940, reporting he had worked 42 hours the last week of March, and had worked 42 weeks the year before, earning $924.21
     Edwin married third Ann C. McCabe, daughter of James McCabe and Sopha Brown, on 22 Dec 1952 in Taylorville, Illinois.13,14
     Edwin died on 5 Nov 2011 at age 94.7

Children:
     Child with Marguerite L. Huggitt:

  • Judith Ann Prenger22 (22 Sep 1939 - 22 Sep 1939)

Children:
     Children with Ann C. McCabe:

The children of Edwin and Ann are believed to be still living.

Citations

  1. [S66] Pound, Family File "POUNDA~1.FTW," 31 Jan 1999, shows full name.
  2. [S1000] "Social Security Death Index," Ancestry.com, record for Edwin F Prenger.
  3. [S1883] Edwin Leahmann household, 1920 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows name as Edwin Prenger.
  4. [S66] Pound, Family File "POUNDA~1.FTW," 31 Jan 1999.
  5. [S1883] Edwin Leahmann household, 1920 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows Joseph as brother-in-law to Edwin, and young Edwin as his nephew.
  6. [S1725] Edwin Lehmann household, 1930 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  7. [S1000] "Social Security Death Index," Ancestry.com, record for Edwin F Prenger, shows date.
  8. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Judith Ann Prenger, citing FHL #1432189 and cert no 37079, shows city and state.
  9. [S1883] Edwin Leahmann household, 1920 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows age 2 11/12 and state.
  10. [S3505] Edwin Lehmann household, 1940 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows him as nephew of head of household, and her as nephew's wife,.
  11. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Judith Ann Prenger, citing FHL #1432189 and cert no 37079, shows them as her parents.
  12. [S3474] Polk's Peoria City Directory, 1940 pg 463 and 1941 pg 524 shows her as his wife.
  13. [S66] Pound, Family File "POUNDA~1.FTW," 31 Jan 1999, shows date, as 22nd, town, and state.
  14. [S3510] "United States Obituary Collection," Ancestry.com, record for Anne C. Prenger, citing 9 Dec 2010 Evanston, Illinois newspaper, shows date, as 21st, and location, as Springfield.
  15. [S24] Interview, Carmen Glabe Reigel, 7 Oct 1998.
  16. [S1883] Edwin Leahmann household, 1920 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows Joseph and his two sons in the household.
  17. [S1883] Edwin Leahmann household, 1920 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  18. [S3505] Edwin Lehmann household, 1940 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois, shows all of them living in New Orleans in 1935.
  19. [S3474] Polk's Peoria City Directory, 1935 pg 370, is last listing of Lehmanns in Peoria until 1940; 1940 pp 342, 463 show them back in Peoria.
  20. [S3474] Polk's Peoria City Directory, 1935 pg 370, is last listing of Lehmanns in Peoria until 1940; 1940 pp 342, 463 and 1941 pp 387, 524, show Lehmanns, Prenger, and his wife at same address.
  21. [S3505] Edwin Lehmann household, 1940 U.S. Census, Peoria Co., Illinois.
  22. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Judith Ann Prenger, citing FHL #1432189 and cert no 37079.