William Henry Rau

Male 1894 - 1983  (89 years)


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  • Name William Henry Rau  [1
    Born 14 Aug 1894  Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930  Union Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    1930 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 35 
    William Henry Rau household, 1930 U. S. Federal Census, Union Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin  [RWH 01.]
    William Henry Rau household, 1930 U. S. Federal Census, Union Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin [RWH 01.]
    William Henry Rau, his wife, Christina Rau; their children: Lawrence and Harvey Rau.
    Census 1940  Lincoln Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1940 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 45 
    William Henry Rau household, 1940 U. S. Federal Census, Lincoln Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin   [RWH 02.]
    William Henry Rau household, 1940 U. S. Federal Census, Lincoln Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin [RWH 02.]
    William Henry Rau, his wife, Christina Miller Rau; their children: Lawrence, Harvey, Caroline, Alvin Harland Rau
    Died 3 Nov 1983  Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Date Unknown  West Lawn Cemetery, Augusta, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Christina Eleanor Miller Rau (1899-1962) and William Henry Rau (1894-1983)
    Christina Eleanor Miller Rau (1899-1962) and William Henry Rau (1894-1983)
    Plot: Block 3, Lot 25
    Person ID I2935  Lange Pierce
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2018 

    Family Christina Eleanor Miller,   b. 24 Dec 1899, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1962, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married Abt. 1924  Prob. Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Lawrence Harold Rau,   b. 1 Jun 1924, Luther Hospital, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 2017, Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)  [Birth]
     2. Harvey Rau,   b. 28 Feb 1928, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 2002, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [Birth]
     3. Caroline Rau,   b. 12 May 1931, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 2001, Osseo, Trempealeau, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [Birth]
     4. Alvin Rau,   b. Abt. 1934, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1999, Prob. Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)  [Birth]
     5. Harland Rau,   b. 3 Mar 1937, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 2013, Portage, Columbia County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F913  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    •        In the 1930 U. S. Federal Census, William Henry Rau is a 35 year old, white, married male. He was born in Minnesota whose father came from Germany and whose mother from Wisconsin. He is married to Christina Miller.He reads, writes, and speaks English. William is a farmer in the industry of day farming. He is a veteran of WWI. William lives with his wife, Christina, and two sons, Lawrence, and Harvey. The family lives in Union Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [RWH 01.]
             In the 1940 U. S. Federal Census, William Henry Rau is a 45 year old, white, married male. He was born in Minnesota. He has not attended school or college at any time since March 1, 1940. Yet, he has completed the 6th grade. He rents his home for $10 a month. The family lives on a farm. William lives in a community of less that 2,600 people, in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. William's occupation is that of a farmer in the industry of farming. He works on his own account. In 1939, he worked 52 weeks or full-time. As indicated, the Rau family is a farm family; William lives with his wife, Christina and five children: Lawrence, Harvey, Caroline, Alvin, and Harland. The family lives in Lincoln Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [RWH 02.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S8871] William H. Rau household, 1930 U. S. Census, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, Union Township, ED 28, SD 4, Sheet 7B, dwelling 138, family 143; National Archives micropublication T626, roll 2572; FHLF 2342306. [RWH 01.].

    2. [S8873] William Henry Rau, birth and death. (2012). Ancestry.com. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database online]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. Find A Grave Memorila 157050678. [RWH 03.].

    3. [S8872] William H. Rau household, 1940 U. S. Census, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, Lincoln Township, ED 18-24, SD 9, Sheet 9A, Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 149; National Archives micropublication T627, roll 4478. [RWH 02.].


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