Erma A Schreiner

Female26 April 1908–19 June 1988

Brief Life History of Erma A

When Erma A Schreiner was born on 26 April 1908, in Frankenmuth, Saginaw, Michigan, United States, her father, Johann Heinrich Michael Schreiner, was 23 and her mother, Emilie Margaret Fischer, was 18. She married Roland William McNiven on 14 August 1929, in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 19 June 1988, in Cass City, Tuscola, Michigan, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Frankenmuth Township Cemetery, Frankenmuth, Saginaw, Michigan, United States.

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Roland William McNiven
Erma A Schreiner
Marriage: 14 August 1929
George William McNevin

Sources (5)

  • Irma Schreiner in household of Henry Schreiner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Erma A M Schreiner, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Erma A Schreiner McNiven, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 August 1929Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 1

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

    Age 2

    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 21

    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Rudi, Ernst, Mathias, Wolfgang, Aloysius, Christoph, Egon, Gebhard, Georg, Gunter, Gunther.

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a joiner, from Middle High German schrīnære, schrīner (an agent derivative of schrīn ‘chest, box’), German Schreiner. This word and surname are found mainly in southern and southwestern parts of Germany. Compare Schriner and Shriner .

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

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