Museum the New Llano Colony

Erwin Valleau (Alternate spelling Irwin)

Birth: Born in 1884 in Nebraska.  

Family Information: Father of Rachel and Adam Valleau.

Description: His WWI Draft Registration Card dated Sept. 12, 1918 describes him as being of medium height and build with brown eyes and hair.

Pre-Colony History: The 1920 US Census shows him living in Michigan in the home of his parents and that he is widowed with both children.  

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Job in Colony: In 1930 he was working as a gardener for the colony.

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Post-Colony History:  

Death: He died in 1939 in Michigan after being hit by a car while riding a bicycle.  

Sources: US Census: 1920, 1930; US Draft Registration: WWI; Michigan Death Records  


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