Charles Raudenbush Badman

9 January 1878–27 July 1948 (Age 70)
Fagleysville, New Hanover Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Charles Raudenbush

When Charles Raudenbush Badman was born on 9 January 1878, in Fagleysville, New Hanover Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David C. Badman, was 24 and his mother, Catharine Roudenbaush, was 27. He married Bessie A Cromer in 1905. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Cuba in 1900. He died on 27 July 1948, in Cheboygan, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Charles Raudenbush Badman
Grace Cromer
Marriage: 20 December 1915
Iris Badman

Spouse and Children

20 December 1915
Manistee, Manistee, Michigan, United States


    Iris Badman


Parents and Siblings

    David C. Badman


    Catharine Roudenbaush




World Events (8)

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 1

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 20

Cuba becomes independent. Tomas Estrada Palma becomes president. However, the Platt Amendment keeps the island under U.S. protection and gives the U.S. the right to intervene in Cuban affairs.

Name Meaning

English: probably an occupational name for the servant of someone called Badd or Batt , but possibly in some cases a nickname for a reprobate, from Middle English badde ‘bad’, ‘worthless’, ‘evil’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • C R Badman in household of M M Gardner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charley Badman in household of David Badman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • C R Bodman, "United States Census, 1920"

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