Michael Zedaker

about 1788–
Bethlehem Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Michael

When Michael Zedaker was born about 1788, in Bethlehem Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Zedaker, was 22 and his mother, Catharina Barbara Simon, was 18. He married Susanna Barger about 1812, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Southington, Trumbull, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Poland, Mahoning, Ohio, United States in 1860. In 1850, at the age of 62, his occupation is listed as farmer & shoemaker. He died in Boardman, Mahoning, Ohio, United States, and was buried in Mahoning, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Michael Zedaker
1788–
Susanna Barger
1791–
Marriage: about 1812
George Zedaker
1815–1891
Hannah Zedaker
1817–
Sophia Zedaker
1820–
Catherine Barbara Zedaker
1822–
Samuel S Zedaker
1826–1865
Anna Catherine Zedaker
1829–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1812
Ohio, United States
children

(6)

    George Zedaker

    Male1815–1891Male

    Hannah Zedaker

    Female1817–Female

    Sophia Zedaker

    Female1820–Female

    Catherine Barbara Zedaker

    Female1822–Female

    Male1826–1865Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 0

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 3

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 31

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

Possibly of German origin: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Michael Zediker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Michael Zedaker, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Michael Zurcher in entry for Ana Zurcher, "Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962"

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