Indiana Sidener

1854–1920 (Age 65)
Clark, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Indiana

When Indiana Sidener was born on 8 November 1854, in Clark, Indiana, United States, her father, Andrew Sidener Jr., was 35 and her mother, Martha Mikesell, was 26. She lived in Mason, Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 28 May 1920, in Metropolis, Massac, Illinois, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Sidener Jr.
1819–1890
Martha Mikesell
1828–1917
Samuel Scott Sidener
1848–1928
Mary Catherine Sidner
1849–1941
Benjamin Frank Sidener
1851–1876
Indiana Sidener
1854–1920
Ernest Gehlman Sidener
1856–1940

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World Events (8)

1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World
Age 2
William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.
1863
Age 9
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park
Age 18
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Seidner .

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

Possible Related Names

Seidner

Sources (2)

  • Indiana Sidner in household of Andrew Sidner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Anna Sideness, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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