Hester Fidelia Rader

May 1862–1910 (Age 47)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Hester Fidelia

When Hester Fidelia Rader was born in May 1862, in Illinois, United States, her father, Jessie Rader, was 51 and her mother, Mary Jane Polly Griffin, was 28. She married Francis Marion 'Frank' Collins on 28 November 1886, in Edgar, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in East Oakland Township, Coles, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1910, at the age of 48, and was buried in Embarrass Township, Edgar, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Marion 'Frank' Collins
1854–1933
Hester Fidelia Rader
1862–1910
Marriage: 28 November 1886
Marion Roscoe Collins
1887–
Lillie Goldie Collins
1889–1918
Ora Elmer Collins
1889–1963
Maude Belle Collins
1893–1948
Lawrence M Collins
1895–1895
William H Collins
1901–1901

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 November 1886
Edgar, Illinois, United States
children

(6)

    Marion Roscoe Collins

    Male1887–Male

    Lillie Goldie Collins

    Female1889–1918Female

    Male1889–1963Male

    Female1893–1948Female

    Lawrence M Collins

    Male1895–1895Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Jessie Rader

    Male1811–1887Male

    Mary Jane Polly Griffin

    Female1834–1917Female

siblings

(4)

    Female1862–1910Female

    Mary Sophia Rader

    Female1865–1934Female

    Lucy Rader

    Female1866–1928Female

    Minerva Rader

    FemaleFemale

World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1871

Age 9

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 13

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Hester A Collins in household of Frank M Collins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hester F Collins in household of Franklin Collins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hester F. Rader, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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