Nathan Eder

Brief Life History of Nathan

When Nathan Eder was born on 5 December 1893, his father, Hyman Eder, was 40 and his mother, Hannah Stern, was 42. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Belle Jacobson. He lived in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States for about 30 years and Shorewood, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States in 1939. He died on 25 December 1939, at the age of 46, and was buried in Greenfield, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Eder
1893–1939
Belle Jacobson
1894–1940
Hyman Eder
1927–2004
Cecyl Zelda Eder
1998–1998

Sources (12)

  • Mathaen Eder in household of Hannah Eder, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nathan Eder, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Nathan Eder, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1898 · War with the Spanish

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.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Otto, Alois, Fritz, Bernd, Erwin, Florian, Friedrich, Georg, Gerda, Hans, Heinz, Irmgard.

South German: topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of bare, uncultivated land, from Middle High German (o)ed(e) ‘wasteland’; or a habitational name for someone from any of numerous places called with this element (Ed, Edt, Oedt). This surname is also found in Czechia.

German: in the Alemannic and Low German areas also a topographic name from Middle High German eter, Middle Low German eder ‘(woven) fence, enclosure around a farmstead, settlement, or field’. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

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

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