Erma Elaine Reneau

8 September 1910–12 December 1994 (Age 84)
McDonald, Rawlins, Kansas, United States

The Life of Erma Elaine

When Erma Elaine Reneau was born on 8 September 1910, in McDonald, Rawlins, Kansas, United States, her father, Clarence Floyd Reneau, was 21 and her mother, Magalene Nissen, was 27. She married Doyle A Thompson on 20 May 1934, in Lamar, Prowers, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Bristol, Prowers, Colorado, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 11 Hartman, Prowers, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 12 December 1994, in Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Spring Valley Cemetery, Douglas, Colorado, United States.

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Doyle A Thompson
Erma Elaine Reneau
Marriage: 20 May 1934
monte keith thompson

Spouse and Children

20 May 1934
Lamar, Prowers, Colorado, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Rama Mildred Reneau



    Norma Reneau


    Wilma L. Reneau


World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · The Ludlow Massacre

Age 4

On April 20, 1914, the Colorado national Guard and the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company guards, attacked striking coal miners in Ludlow, Colorado, killing 25 people, including miners, women, and children.

Age 22

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

French (Poitou): from Middle French rein ‘limit’, ‘border’, perhaps a topographic name for someone who lived at the edge of an estate.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Irma Renneaw in household of Clarence F Renneaw, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Erma E Reneau in household of Clarence F Reneau, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Erma Thompson in household of Doyle Thompson, "United States Census, 1940"

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