Roderick Williams Reader was born September 20, 1899 in New Cambria, Macon, Missouri. He went to Williamsburg, Iowa about 1919. Here he worked for John Wallace on his farm. He met Henrietta Anna Meyer. Roderick and Henrietta were married February 9, 1921 in Deep River, Iowa. They made their home in Williamsburg, Iowa. Henrietta was born April 30, 1889 in Bremen, Germany. She Came to the United States with her family when she was about 2 years old. Henrietta died October 31, 1974. Roderick (Rod) passed away April 16, 1983. He is buried at the Harrington Cemetery near Williamsburg next to his wife.
Their children will be named here only if given permission or have passed away.
(1) Arnold Merle Reader - (1922 - 1995)
(6) Charles William Reader (1928 - 1994)
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