Rebecca Ann Bader

9 January 1841–19 October 1920 (Age 79)
Shenandoah, Page, Virginia, United States

The Life of Rebecca Ann

Rebecca Ann Bader was born on 9 January 1841, in Shenandoah, Page, Virginia, United States as the daughter of Henry P Bader. She married James William Barr on 27 September 1860, in Woodstock, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Wabash Township, Adams, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Election District 12, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States in 1900. She died on 19 October 1920, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

James William Barr
Rebecca Ann Bader
Marriage: 27 September 1860
Rosy B Barr
Ida Pearle Barr
William Francis Barr
Carrie May Barr
Stanley Bader Barr
Charles Stephen Barr
Cora Grace Barr

Spouse and Children

    James William Barr



27 September 1860
Woodstock, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry P Bader





    Sarah F. Bader


    William S Bader


World Events (8)


Age 4

The Geographic Names Information System(GNIS) describes Des Moines Post Office as opened as Raccoon River 12/13/1845. Name changed to Fort Des Moines 12/31/1846. Name changed to Des Moines 07/30/1857.

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1862 · The Battle of Fredericksburg

Age 21

The Battle of Fredericksburg involved 200,000 troops with General Ambrose Burnside of the army of the Potomac against General Lee’s Army of the North.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for an attendant in or owner of a public bath house, from an agent derivative of Middle High German bat ‘bath’ (Old High German bad), German Bad. In former times, such attendants undertook a variety of functions, including blood-letting, tooth-pulling, and hair-cutting.2 Southern French: variant of Badié ( see Badie ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bettie A Barr in household of Aleuauyes M Augburne, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bettie Barr in household of James W Barr, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rebecca A Barr in household of James W Barr, "United States Census, 1880"

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