Margaret Rader

about 1796–from 1847 to 1850 (Age 51)
Greene, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Rader was born about 1796, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, her father, Peter Hillikus Röder, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Froschauer, was 31. She married David Ray on 2 March 1824, in Rush, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died from 1847 to 1850, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 54.

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David Ray
Margaret Rader
Marriage: 2 March 1824
Margaret Ray

Spouse and Children

2 March 1824
Rush, Indiana, United States


    Margaret Ray


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World Events (8)

1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 0

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 16

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

German:1. occupational name for a wheelwright, from an agent derivative of Middle High German rat ‘wheel’. 2. ( Räder ): metonymic occupational name for a flour sifter or mill hand, from Middle High German reder ‘sieve’. 3. occasionally an occupational name from Middle Low German rader ‘adviser’. 4. from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements rād, rāt ‘advice’, ‘counsel’ + heri ‘army’. 5. Americanized spelling of German Röder ( see Roeder ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Margarett Rader in entry for Margaret Melling, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Margaret Rader, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Land Deed-Children of Peter Rader

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