Joseph Logan Rader

19 February 1842–23 February 1912 (Age 70)
Franklin Township, Ripley, Indiana, United States

The Life of Joseph Logan

When Joseph Logan Rader was born on 19 February 1842, in Franklin Township, Ripley, Indiana, United States, his father, John Rader, was 34 and his mother, Mary Anna Lyons, was 29. He married Martha Jane Brown on 15 February 1866, in Daviess, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Lincoln Township, Daviess, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died on 23 February 1912, in Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Ioof Cemetery, Edinburg, Grundy, Missouri, United States.

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Joseph Logan Rader
Martha Jane Brown
Marriage: 15 February 1866
Thomas Hadley Rader
Laura Belle Rader
Alvis Floyd Rader
Sarah Jane Rader
Willard Hall Rader
Francis Marion Rader
Lenora Rader
James Logan Rader
Gertrude Otolee Rader

Spouse and Children


    Martha Jane Brown


15 February 1866
Daviess, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 9

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 18

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Rader in household of James Miller, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph Rader, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph Rader, "United States Census, 1880"

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