Mildred Larine Lucas

6 April 1897–
Stiles, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Mildred Larine

When Mildred Larine Lucas was born on 6 April 1897, in Stiles, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States, her father, John Lucas, was 31 and her mother, Annabel Cleopatra Alvord, was 20. She married Mike Renier on 30 October 1915, in Menominee, Menominee, Michigan, United States. She lived in Oconto, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States in 1920 and Kiel, Calumet, Wisconsin, United States in 1930.

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Mike Renier
Mildred Larine Lucas
Marriage: 30 October 1915

Spouse and Children

30 October 1915
Menominee, Menominee, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 10

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

Age 32

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, etc.: from the Latin personal name Lucas (Greek Loukas) ‘man from Lucania’. Lucania is a region of southern Italy thought to have been named in ancient times with a word meaning ‘bright’ or ‘shining’. Compare Lucio . The Christian name owed its enormous popularity throughout Europe in the Middle Ages to St. Luke the Evangelist, hence the development of this surname and many vernacular derivatives in most of the languages of Europe. Compare Luke . This is also found as an Americanized form of Greek Loukas .2 Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Lùcais ( see McLucas ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mildred Ranier in household of Mike Ranier, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mildred L Renier in household of Mike Renier, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mildred Renier, "United States Census, 1940"

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