John Wesley Rader

Brief Life History of John Wesley

When John Wesley Rader was born on 3 May 1867, in Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Wesley Rader Jr, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Ottinger, was 35. He married Sarah Frances Linebarger on 19 February 1889, in Greene, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in District 3, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Civil District 7, Sevier, Tennessee, United States in 1900. He died on 16 July 1909, in Mullinville, Kiowa, Kansas, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Mullinville, Kiowa, Kansas, United States.

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John Wesley Rader
Sarah Frances Linebarger
Marriage: 19 February 1889
Jacob Franklin Rader
Elmer Lee Rader
Bonnie Beatrice Rader
Myrtle Annalea Rader
Martha Elizabeth Rader
John Earl Rader
Victor Herman Rader
Dillie Bryon Rader
Ira Clyde Rader
Zula Pearl Rader

Sources (10)

  • John W Rader in household of John Rader, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John W Rader, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Andrew J Rader, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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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