Rebecca Ann Bader

Female9 January 1841–19 October 1920

Brief Life History of Rebecca Ann

When Rebecca Ann Bader was born on 9 January 1841, in Shenandoah, Page, Virginia, United States, her father, Henry P Bader, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Gochenour, was 23. 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
about 1875–
William Francis Barr
Carrie May Barr
Stanley Bader Barr
Charles Stephen Barr
Cora Grace Barr

Sources (19)

  • Rebecca Bader in household of Henry Bader, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Bettie Ann Bader in entry for William Francis Barr, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Rebecca A Bader in household of Henry P Bader, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 September 1860Woodstock, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries: 1843: Keokuk, Iowa Territory, United States 1843: Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Polk, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Polk, Iowa, United States [Spreads into Polk and Warren counties]


    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

    German, Swiss German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic) (also Bäder): 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), modern German Bad. In former times, such attendants undertook a variety of functions, including blood-letting, tooth-pulling, shaving, and hair-cutting. The surname of German origin is also found in Hungary, where it is mostly spelled Báder, and in France (Alsace).

    French (southern): variant of Badié (see Badie ).

    Arabic: variant of Badr . Bearers of this surname are both Muslims and Christians.

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

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