David Hanson Rader

1843–16 July 1921 (Age 78)
Indiana, United States

The Life of David Hanson

When David Hanson Rader was born in 1843, in Indiana, United States, his father, Michael Rader, was 45 and his mother, Catherine Shelley, was 40. He married Sophronia Jane Miller about 1864. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Malaga, Fresno, California, United States in 1890 and Mariposa, California, United States in 1900. He died on 16 July 1921, in Salida, Stanislaus, California, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Merced, Merced, California, United States.

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David Hanson Rader
Sophronia Jane Miller
Marriage: about 1864
Rose Lee Rader
Andrew Michael Rader
Henry Leland Rader
Edwin Tilden Rader
Fredric H Rader

Spouse and Children

about 1864


Parents and Siblings


    Catherine Shelley




    John Rader


    Elizabeth Rader




    Andrew Jackson Rader


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 8

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

German:1. occupational name for a wheelwright, from an agent derivative of Middle High German rat ‘wheel’. 2. ( Räder ): metonymic occupational name for a flour sifter or mill hand, from Middle High German reder ‘sieve’. 3. occasionally an occupational name from Middle Low German rader ‘adviser’. 4. from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements rād, rāt ‘advice’, ‘counsel’ + heri ‘army’. 5. Americanized spelling of German Röder ( see Roeder ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • D H Raden, "United States Census, 1870"
  • David Rader in household of Michael Rader, "United States Census, 1860"
  • David Rader in household of Micheal Rader, "United States Census, 1850"

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