Grace Elizabeth Mader

10 January 1886–28 December 1973 (Age 87)
Hartleton, Union, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Grace Elizabeth

When Grace Elizabeth Mader was born on 10 January 1886, in Hartleton, Union, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Charles Edward Mader, was 44 and her mother, Elizabeth Wehr, was 45. She married Charles William Raker on 18 September 1906, in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Tredyffrin Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 28 December 1973, at the age of 87, and was buried in Paoli, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles William Raker
Grace Elizabeth Mader
Marriage: 18 September 1906
Dr Charles W Raker
Maude Mader Raker
Ellen Marie Raker

Spouse and Children

18 September 1906
Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States



    Maude Mader Raker


    Ellen Marie Raker


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Edward Mader


    Elizabeth Wehr







    Alice Clide


    Mary Edith


    William Klicks


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 5

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 23

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a dyer or seller of dye, from Middle English mad(d)er ‘madder’ (Old English mædere), a pink to red dye obtained from the roots of the madder plant.2 German and Dutch (Mader, Mäder): occupational name for a reaper or mower, Middle High German māder, mæder, Middle Dutch mader.3 French (southwestern and southeastern): metonymic occupational name for a carpenter.

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

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Story Highlight

Grace Elizabeth Mader -Marriage

~MARRIAGE: Maiden name Mader. Married Mr. Payling prior to marriage to Earl Bateman. Idaho information found April 13, 2000 - idgenweb- Idaho - vital records - Ada County - 1854 - 1930 …

Sources (3)

  • Grace E Moore in household of Lee G Moore, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace Raker in household of Charles W Raker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Grace Raker in household of Charles W Raker, "United States Census, 1910"

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