Robert I Harkenrider

August 1888–May 1974 (Age 85)
Pleasant Township, Allen, Indiana, United States

The Life of Robert I

When Robert I Harkenrider was born in August 1888, in Pleasant Township, Allen, Indiana, United States, his father, Micheal Joseph Harkenrider, was 27 and his mother, Catharine Landstoffer, was 25. He died in May 1974, in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States, at the age of 85.

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Micheal Joseph Harkenrider
Catharine Landstoffer
Mary T Harkenrider
Catharine C Harkenrider
Robert I Harkenrider
Arthur E Harkenrider
Alice E. Harkenrider
Esther G Harkenrider
Leo Rudolph Harkenrider

Parents and Siblings

    Micheal Joseph Harkenrider


    Catharine Landstoffer





    Catharine C Harkenrider



    Arthur E Harkenrider


    Alice E. Harkenrider


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 18

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 24

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German and Swiss German Hergenreider or Hergenreiter, variant of Harkleroad .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert I Harkinsider in household of Michel J Harkinsider, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robert I Harkenridea in household of Michael J Harkenridea, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert Harkenrider in household of M J Harkenrider, "United States Census, 1920"

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