Rena Elizabeth LaRue

1900–1984 (Age 84)
Pinora Township, Lake, Michigan, United States

The Life of Rena Elizabeth

When Rena Elizabeth LaRue was born on 12 June 1900, in Pinora Township, Lake, Michigan, United States, her father, Charles Omar LaRue, was 35 and her mother, Bertha May Hull, was 25. She married Daniel Nathaniel Trowbridge on 5 April 1916, in Mesick, Wexford, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Munising, Alger, Michigan, United States in 1920. She died on 26 October 1984, in Bishop, Inyo, California, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Bishop, Inyo, California, United States.

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Rena Elizabeth LaRue
Daniel Nathaniel Trowbridge
Marriage: 5 April 1916
Daisy Trowbridge

Spouse & Children

5 April 1916
Mesick, Wexford, Michigan, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Charles Omar LaRue


  • Female1874–1956Female



  • Sarah Ruth Catherine LaRue


  • Viola May LaRue


  • Female1900–1984Female

  • Female1901–1984Female

  • Owen LaRue


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 3

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived beside a road, track, or pathway, Old French rue (Latin ruga ‘crease’, ‘fold’), with the definite article la.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Rena Larue in household of Charles Larue, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rena Trowbridge in household of Charles W Larue, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lorena Larue in entry for Burtis J Brown and Daisy Trowbridge, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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