William Henry Renninger

7 September 1871–18 October 1917 (Age 46)
Earl Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Renninger was born on 7 September 1871, in Earl Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John D. Renninger, was 23 and his mother, Dianne L. Sassman, was 16. He married Minnie L. Koch on 17 February 1897, in Seneca, Ohio, United States. He lived in Clinton Township, Seneca, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Ohio, United States in 1917. He died on 18 October 1917, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Tiffin, Seneca, Ohio, United States.

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William Henry Renninger
Minnie L. Koch
Marriage: 17 February 1897

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17 February 1897
Seneca, Ohio, United States

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1875 · Euclid Avenue Opera House

Age 4

The Euclid Avenue Opera House was the most popular theater in Cleveland at the time. It was home to a 1,638-seat auditorium and was constantly filled. In 1922 the building was demolished to make room for a Kresge store. The original chandelier hangs in the shop that now occupies the site.

Age 15

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Renningen in Württemberg. This name is concentrated in PA.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William H Reninger in household of John Reninger, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Renninger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Henry Remminger, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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