Michael Rader

Brief Life History of Michael

When Michael Rader was born on 12 June 1798, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, his father, Peter Meyer Roeder, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Froschauer, was 33. He married Catherine Shelley on 28 August 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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Michael Rader
Catherine Shelley
Marriage: 28 August 1819
John Rader
Elizabeth Rader
Isaiah Peter Rader
Dr Isaac Rader
Andrew Jackson Rader
Martha Jane Rader
Mary Ann Rader
William Benson Rader
Michael M. Rader
David Hanson Rader

Sources (13)

  • Michael Rader, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Michael Rader, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Michael Rader, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

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.


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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 (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’.

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

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