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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Family Time Line

Micheal Joseph Harkenrider
1861–1939
Catharine Landstoffer
1863–1939
Mary T Harkenrider
1885–1960
Catharine C Harkenrider
1886–
Robert I Harkenrider
1888–1974
Arthur E Harkenrider
1890–
Alice E. Harkenrider
1893–
Esther G Harkenrider
1897–
Leo Rudolph Harkenrider
1899–1973

Parents and Siblings

    Micheal Joseph Harkenrider

    Male1861–1939Male

    Catharine Landstoffer

    Female1863–1939Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1885–1960Female

    Catharine C Harkenrider

    Female1886–Female

    Male1888–1974Male

    Arthur E Harkenrider

    Male1890–Male

    Alice E. Harkenrider

    Female1893–Female

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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.

Possible Related Names

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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