Lois Elvera Starr

12 December 1889–17 November 1989 (Age 99)
Anderson, Shasta, California, United States

The Life of Lois Elvera

When Lois Elvera Starr was born on 12 December 1889, in Anderson, Shasta, California, United States, her father, William Fred Starr, was 28 and her mother, Mary Letitia Fouch, was 27. She married Charles Fredrick Rahmig on 27 May 1911, in Alameda, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Tigard, Washington, Oregon, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 5, Washington, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 17 November 1989, in Richland, Benton, Washington, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Tigard, Washington, Oregon, United States.

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Charles Fredrick Rahmig
Lois Elvera Starr
Marriage: 27 May 1911
Charles Clarence Rahmig
Doris Frieda Rahmig

Spouse and Children

    Charles Fredrick Rahmig



27 May 1911
Alameda, California, United States


    Charles Clarence Rahmig


    Doris Frieda Rahmig


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Age 11

Historical Periods 1900: Yakima, Washington, United States 1905: Benton, Washington, United States
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 27

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from Middle English sterre, starre ‘star’. The word was also used in a transferred sense of a patch of white hair on the forehead of a horse, and so perhaps the name denoted someone with a streak of white hair. It is possibly also a habitational name, for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a star.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Star 1 and 3.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lois E Rahmig in household of Charles F Rahmig, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lois E Rahmaig in household of Charles F Rahmaig, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lois Rahmig in household of Charles Rahmig, "United States Census, 1920"

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