When Thomas Jefferson Rader was born on 13 February 1855, in Marshall, Saline, Missouri, United States, his father, Andrew McCoy Rader, was 30 and his mother, Isabelle Abdenida McFarland, was 27. He married Adelia Delora Elliott on 4 November 1874, in Saline, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Oronogo, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Missouri, United States in 1870. He died on 27 December 1968, in Wenatchee, Chelan, Washington, United States, at the age of 113.
German (also Räder): occupational name for a wheelwright, from an agent derivative of Middle High German rat ‘wheel’.
German (Räder): metonymic occupational name for a flour sifter or mill hand, from Middle High German reder ‘sieve’.
German: occasionally an occupational name from Middle Low German rader ‘adviser’.