Michael Rader

12 June 1798–28 May 1873 (Age 74)
Greene, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Michael

When Michael Rader was born on 12 June 1798, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, his father, Peter Hillikus Röder, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Froschauer, was 33. He married Catherine Shelley on 2 September 1819, in Wayne, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Eden Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Gilroy Judicial Township, Santa Clara, California, United States in 1870. He died on 28 May 1873, in Hollister, San Benito, California, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Michael Rader
1798–1873
Catherine Shelley
1803–1879
Marriage: 2 September 1819
John Rader
1820–1871
Elizabeth Rader
1822–1893
Isaiah Peter Rader
1825–1879
Dr Isaac Rader
1829–1901
Andrew Jackson Rader
1829–1901
Martha J Rader
1832–1907
Mary Ann Rader
1834–1913
William Benson Rader
1837–1873
Michael M. Rader
1839–
David Hanson Rader
1843–1921

Spouse and Children

    Male1798–1873Male

    Catherine Shelley

    Female1803–1879Female

MARRIAGE
2 September 1819
Wayne, Indiana, United States
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

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.
1803

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Michael Rader, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Micheal Rader, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Michael Raden in household of William Raden, "United States Census, 1870"

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