Wednesday, November 6, 2013


Partial 1908 Map of Somers Township, Kenosha County, Wisconsin
J. Reider, 39 acres.  See parcel by the number "12" on map.
Farm located on Wood Road just south of location of Wood Road School.
(Note:  Reider and Rider spellings are used on census and county documents)

John (Jack) Rider
John R. (Jack) Rider, 86, Racine, died Monday night at St. Luke's Memorial Hospital, Racine.  He was born on May 30, 1893 in the Town of Somers, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John (Margaret) Rider.
On April 21, 1917 in Racine, he married Louise Svitavsky.
He was a farmer in Kenosha County for many years and retired in 1962.  He was a member of Kenosha County Farm Bureau.
Surviving are his wife; a son, John J.; a daughter, Mrs. Joseph T. (Florence) Broesch; and a brother, William P.
(Source:  Racine Journal June 18, 1979)
(Note:  See information about the Broesch family on this site.)

John and Margaret Rider
1900 U.S. Census - lived in Somers
Married 1892
John Rider born about 1863

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