Nadine Cresap Rentz

14 February 1891–28 August 1985 (Age 94)
McLennan, Texas, United States

The Life of Nadine Cresap

When Nadine Cresap Rentz was born on 14 February 1891, in McLennan, Texas, United States, her father, George S Rentz, was 47 and her mother, Martha Ward Scott, was 41. She married Luther Andrew Brumfield on 17 February 1909, in McLennan, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Wilbarger, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 4, Montague, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 28 August 1985, in Bowie, Montague, Texas, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Bowie, Montague, Texas, United States.

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Luther Andrew Brumfield
Nadine Cresap Rentz
Marriage: 17 February 1909
Mattie Maurine Brumfield
Virginia Allen Brumfield
Sybil Brumfield
Frances Brumfield
Travis George Brumfield
Billie James Brumfield
Donald Dale Brumfield

Spouse and Children

17 February 1909
McLennan, Texas, United States


    Mattie Maurine Brumfield



    Sybil Brumfield


    Frances Brumfield


    Travis George Brumfield


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George S Rentz


    Martha Ward Scott




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 3

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

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

German:1. from the personal name Rentz, a short form of Reinhard ( see Reinhardt ) or Lorenz, German form of Lawrence . 2. habitational name from any of several places so named in Pomerania and the former East Prussia.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nadnina C Broomfield in household of Luther A Broomfield, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nadine Bruenfield in household of L A Bruenfield, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nadie Broomfield in household of Luther Broomfield, "United States Census, 1910"

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