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Rene Adrin Spring Family

Husband: Rene Adrin Spring

Born: 10 Mar 1907at: Holyoke, MA
Married: Abt 1946at: 
Died: 22 Aug 1967at: Shreveport, LA
Buried: at: Greenwood Cemetery, Shreveport, LA
Father: William Spring
Mother: Louise Fontaine
 

Wife: Kathleen Anna Augusta Jones

Born: 31 Aug 1899at: Washington, IN
Died: 12 Sep 1991at: Shreveport, LA
Buried: at: Greenwood Cemetery, Shreveport, LA
Father: Alfred Charles Jones
Mother: Wiley Augusta Orchard Tilton
Other Spouses: Leonard William Ferguson  
 

More Information:

About Rene Adrin Spring:

Rene Spring had French Canadian ancestry, and the family surname was originally Fontaine. The surname Spring was apparently taken by his grandfather, Louis Fontaine. Rene had children by a prior marriage, no information on them. He retired from the Air Force as a Master Sergeant. He met my grandmother Kathleen while stationed at Barksdale Field, Bossier City, LA during or immediately after WWII. His birth date is from his cemetery headstone.
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Records on ancestry.com show Rene Spring in the 1910 Census, MA, Hampden Co., Holyoke, age 3, birthplace MA.

William Spring 44; occupation: clerk
Louise Spring 27
Gertrude Spring 15; child from previous marriage
Arthur Spring 9; child from previous marriage
Reine Spring 3
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Found in 1920 Census, MA, Hampden Co., Holyoke Ward 2, age 12, birthplace MA. Listed in error as Rena, a male, grandaughter. He, his mother, and his sister were living with his Fontaine grandparents.
Frank Fountaine 64
Louise Fountaine 63
Louise Spring 36
Rena Spring 12
Rita Spring 8
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World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
Name: Rene S Spring
Army Serial No.: 31153134
Birth Year: 1907
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Massachusetts
State of Residence: Louisiana
County or City: Caddo
Enlistment Date: 20 Nov 1945
Enlistment State: Louisiana
Enlistment City: Shreveport
Branch: Air Corps
Branch Code: Air Corps
Grade: Staff Sergeant
Grade Code: Staff Sergeant
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for Hawaiian Department
Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
Education: Grammar school
Civil Occupation: Machine shop and related occupations, n.e.c.
Marital Status: Married
Height: 08
Weight: 700
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Shreveport City Directory, 1948 and 1950, living at 1451 Harvard St. with wife Kathleen, occupation, US Army.


About Kathleen Anna Augusta Jones:

Found in 1940 Census, LA, Caddo Parish, Shreveport, ED 9-33A, sh. 7A. Addr: 1451 Harvard Ave.
Household Members:
Katherine Ferguson 38 (Kathleen)
Ruth Ferguson 21
Lenda Ferguson 18 (Leneda)
Leonard Ferguson 16
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Revised: 01-May-16  02:56 PM