H. B. RADER, farmer and stock raiser, P. 0. Deweyville, was born in Hancock County, Ohio, April 24, 1844; son
of John and Alice (Wall) Rader, latter born in Ohio, of German origin. John Rader, a native of Virginia, and a
farmer by occupation, came to this county in 1831, settling in Allen Township, at which time there were no roads
between that township and Findlay, Our subject, the eldest of nine children, was reared on the farm and received
a common school education. During the late war of the Rebellion he enlisted, in 1861, in Company K, Sixty fifth
Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and lost his left arm in the battle of Stone River. Prior to this calamity he had participated
in several battles, among which was that of Pittsburg Landing. Mr. Rader was united in marriage, in 1866, with
Margaret, daughter of Joseph George, and of German descent. To this union were born the following named children:
Franklin, Nevada, Ada, Elma, Irvin R. and Dallis. Mr. and Mrs. Rader are members of the Church of God; politically
he is a Democrat. He has served his township as assessor and trustee and has been school director for nine years.
He has made his own way in the world, and is owner of eighty acres of cultivated land on which he resides.
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886
Hancock County, Ohio Biographies
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