Earl Benedict Kreiner Sr

13 November 1904–13 July 1985 (Age 80)
Lyons, Ionia, Michigan, United States

The Life of Earl Benedict

When Earl Benedict Kreiner Sr was born on 13 November 1904, in Lyons, Ionia, Michigan, United States, his father, Adam Kreiner, was 40 and his mother, Abalons "Abbie" Lebherz, was 30. He married Agnes Mulvena Murdick on 19 June 1930, in North Branch, Lapeer, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in North Branch, Lapeer, Michigan, United States in 1920 and North Branch Township, Lapeer, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 13 July 1985, at the age of 80, and was buried in North Branch, Lapeer, Michigan, United States.

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Earl Benedict Kreiner Sr
Agnes Mulvena Murdick
Marriage: 19 June 1930
James Kreiner
Arthur Kreiner
Cecile McLeish
Earl Kreiner
Leslie Kreiner
Mary Brininston
Shirley Mercier
Bernice Loxton
Lee Roy Kreiner
Normajean Mercier
Richard Kreiner
Geraldine Welch
Thelma McConnell

Spouse and Children

19 June 1930
North Branch, Lapeer, Michigan, United States


    James Kreiner


    Bernice Loxton


    Lee Roy Kreiner


    Normajean Mercier


    Richard Kreiner


+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings



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.
1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

Age 6

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 German: variant of Krein or Greiner .2 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name kreyne, of German origin.3 Jewish (from Poland): habitational name for someone from Krajno in Poland or Krajna in Ukraine.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Earl B Kreiner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Earl B Kreiner in household of Adam Kreiner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Earle Kreiner in entry for Louie J Mercier, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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