Harold E Rider

Male26 July 1897–December 1965

Brief Life History of Harold E

When Harold E Rider was born on 26 July 1897, in Coxsackie, Coxsackie, Greene, New York, United States, his father, William Theodore Rider, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth " Libbie" Parks, was 23. He lived in Coxsackie, Greene, New York, United States in 1905. He died in December 1965, in Roswell, Chaves, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 68.

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William Theodore Rider
Sarah Elizabeth " Libbie" Parks
Harold E Rider
Earl Van Alst Rider

Sources (4)

  • Harrold Rider in household of William T Rider, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Harold E Rider - Government record: Census record: birth: 26 July 1897; Coxsackie, Greene, New York, United States
  • Legacy NFS Source: Harold E Rider - Government record: Death record or certificate: death: December 1965; Roswell, Chaves, New Mexico, United States

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.


Age 15

New Mexico is the 47th state.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English ridere ‘horseman’, perhaps with a specific application such as ‘forest ranger’, ‘horseman who guards crops’, or ‘mounted warrior, knight’. Compare Knight .

English: habitational name from Ryther, near Selby (Yorkshire), probably from Old English ryther ‘clearing’.

English: topographic name from Middle English ridere ‘dweller at a clearing’ (see Reeder ) or ‘dweller by a small stream’, depending on which sense of Middle English ride the surname is derived from. These topographic senses of Rider are limited to the southern counties of England (especially Surrey, Sussex, and Hampshire), where topographic names in -er and the Middle English words ride ‘clearing’ and rithe ‘small stream’ are mainly found. See also Reed .

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

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