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a. Note:   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. ................................................................................... 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 ................................................................................... 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 ................................................................................... 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 ................................................................................... Shreveport City Directory, 1948 and 1950, living at 1451 Harvard St. with wife Kathleen, occupation, US Army.


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