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Conrad Bader
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Birth: Nov. 11, 1833, Germany
Death: Mar. 17, 1915
Lucas County
Iowa, USA

Husband of Sarah A. Hoy


Chariton, Iowa
Thursday, March 25, 1915


Conrad Bader was born in Germany on November 11th, 1833, and died at Russell, Iowa, March 17th, 1915, at the age of 81 years, 4 months and 6 days.

He left his native land and came to America when 18 years of age. The first two years he spent in Cleveland, Ohio, where he learned the trade of Blacksmithing. He moved to Iowa City, Iowa, and followed his trade until he enlisted in the Civil War as a member of Co. B 22nd Iowa Volunteers, serving almost three years.

On November 27th, 1865, he was married to Sarah A. Hoy at Iowa City. In 1881 they came to Russell and resided on a farm near there until 1891 when they moved to town. His wife died October 17th, 1894. They reared two nieces, Miss Ella Alley and Mrs. E. C. Hill. He has made his home with the latter since November 1908. He was baptized into the Lutheran church in his youth.

He was a kind friend and neighbor and of a cheerful disposition, never complaining during his long illness, saying life was too short to complain. He often said he was ready when the Lord called him.

Funeral services were held at the M. E. church Saturday morning by Rev. M. E. Goodrich. Interment was made in the Russell cemetery.

Civil War Veteran
Co. B 22nd Iowa Infantry

From Military Records:
Bader, Conrad
Age 25
Residence Iowa City,
Nativity Germany
Enlisted Aug. 6, 1862
Mustered Aug. 25, 1862
Promoted Corporal Sept. 20, 1864
Mustered out July 25, 1865, Savannah, Ga.

Battles included Port Gibson, Champion's Hill, Big Black River, the suicidal, ill-advised attack of well fortified Ft. Beauregard at Vicksburg, MS, the long siege of Vicksburg that followed, Winchester, VA as well as many other skirmishes less well known.

Civil War Record provided by K. L. Bonnett 
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  Sarah A. Hoy Bader (1846 - 1894)
Russell Cemetery
Lucas County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Section 3 Row 7 Grave 16
Created by: Skip
Record added: Jul 10, 2009
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