Betty Roudebush

1927–2012 (Age 85)
,,Illinois, United States

The Life of Betty

When Betty Roudebush was born on 19 August 1927, her father, Alva Deloss Roudebush, was 29 and her mother, Freeda Mae Montooth, was 25. She married Harold Robertson Bader on 6 December 1947, in Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Rushville, Schuyler, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 29 August 2012, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Betty Roudebush
Harold Robertson Bader
Marriage: 6 December 1947
Steven Harold Bader

Spouse & Children

6 December 1947
Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1932 · The Miners Union

Age 5

After a contract proposal reducing wages by $1.10 a day, employees of the United Mine Workers came together and created the Progressive Miners of America in southern Illinois. After discontent arose over the 67 years of operation, the union was dissolved.

Age 23

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of Dutch and Belgian Ronderbosch or Rondenbosch, a habitational name for someone from Ronderbos in Dilbeek, Brabant, or Ronden Bos in Maldegen, East Flanders.2 Americanized spelling of German Raudenbusch ( see Raudenbush ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Betty J Roudebush in household of Alva Roudebush, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Betty Bader in entry for Richard D Roudebush, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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