Dewitt Bermun Strader

August 1856–1929 (Age 72)
New York, United States

The Life of Dewitt Bermun

When Dewitt Bermun Strader was born in August 1856, in New York, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Strader, was 23 and his mother, Velona Mathilda Burks, was 21. He married Ellen Helen Downer on 9 April 1878, in Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Lincoln, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States in 1880 and Otter Creek, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1929, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Augusta, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dewitt Bermun Strader
Ellen Helen Downer
Marriage: 9 April 1878
Frank Strader
Earl Strader
Elsie Strader
Archie Strader
Celia Strader

Spouse and Children

9 April 1878
Wisconsin, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Franklin Strader


    Velona Mathilda Burks




World Events (8)


Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 11

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 20

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Dewitt Strader in household of Franklin Strader, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Dewitt C Strader in household of B Franklin Strader, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Dewitt B Strader in household of Benjamin F Strader, "United States Census, 1880"

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