Lewis Edward Mader

3 November 1862–3 May 1937 (Age 74)
Piqua, Miami, Ohio, United States

The Life of Lewis Edward

When Lewis Edward Mader was born on 3 November 1862, in Piqua, Miami, Ohio, United States, his father, John Fredrick Mader, was 29 and his mother, Catharine Brehm, was 25. He married Anna Johanna Peterson in 1887, in Piqua, Miami, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Prairie Creek Township, Hall, Nebraska, United States in 1880 and Vieregg Township, Merrick, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 May 1937, at the age of 74, and was buried in Grand Island Cemetery, Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Edward Mader
Anna Johanna Peterson
Marriage: 1887
Maud C Meader
Maria Mader
John Mader
Ralph Alvin Mader

Spouse and Children

Piqua, Miami, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Fredrick Mader


    Catharine Brehm




    John E. Mader




    Elizabeth B. Mader


    Mary Mader


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

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

Age 5

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 20

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a dyer or seller of dye, from Middle English mad(d)er ‘madder’ (Old English mædere), a pink to red dye obtained from the roots of the madder plant.2 German and Dutch (Mader, Mäder): occupational name for a reaper or mower, Middle High German māder, mæder, Middle Dutch mader.3 French (southwestern and southeastern): metonymic occupational name for a carpenter.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lewis E Madder in household of John F Madder, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Louis E Meader, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lewis E Mader, "United States Census, 1910"

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