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
1862–1937
Anna Johanna Peterson
1872–1956
Marriage: 1887
Maud C Meader
1895–1940
Maria Mader
1897–
John Mader
1901–1984
Ralph Alvin Mader
1903–1945

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1887
Piqua, Miami, Ohio, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    John Fredrick Mader

    Male1833–1893Male

    Catharine Brehm

    Female1837–1910Female

siblings

(8)

    John E. Mader

    Male1859–1934Male

    Male1861–1933Male

    Male1862–1937Male

    Elizabeth B. Mader

    Female1864–1924Female

    Mary Mader

    Female1867–1870Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867

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.

Possible Related Names

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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