Joseph Logan Rader

Brief Life History 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 35 and his mother, Mary Anna Lyons, was 29. He married Martha Jane Brown on 3 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 24 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: 3 February 1866
Thomas Hadley Rader
Laura Belle Rader
Alvis Floyd Rader
Sarah Jane Rader
Willard Hall Rader
Francis Marion Rader
Lenora Olive Rader
James Logan Rader
Gertrude Otolee Rader

Sources (20)

  • Joseph Rader, "Missouri State and Territorial Census Records, 1732-1933"
  • Joseph Rader, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Joseph Logan Rader, "Find A Grave Index"

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Historical Information 1849: Franklin, Indiana, United states

1851 · Constitution of 1851

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.


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

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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