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Marriage: Children:
  1. William Henry BENDER: Birth: 4 Mar 1869 in Bloominton, Mclean, Illinios. Death: 5 Feb 1940 in Dover Township, Fulton, Ohio

  2. Sarah E. BENDER: Birth: 13 Nov 1870 in McLean, illinios. Death: 30 Jun 1934 in El Segundo, Los Angeles, California

  3. John S. BENDER: Birth: 6 May 1875. Death: 6 Dec 1895

  4. Emma E. BENDER: Birth: 22 Mar 1879 in Kansas. Death: 9 Jan 1896

  5. Eva K. BENDER: Birth: 1882 in Kansas. Death: 25 Dec 1968

  6. Aaron Charles BENDER: Birth: 8 Mar 1884 in Plymouth, Lyon, Kansas. Death: 25 Dec 1968 in Emporia, Lyon, Kansas

  7. Frank Amos BENDER: Birth: 15 Oct 1885 in Plymouth, Lyons, Kansas. Death: 30 Sep 1970 in Emporia, Lyons, Kansas

  8. Fannie M. BENDER: Birth: 26 Dec 1892 in Kansas. Death: Jan 1974 in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas

  9. Susie A. BENDER: Death: 25 Dec 1968


Notes
a. Note:   EMPORIA TIMES 8-18-1925 Six Sons and Sons-in-Law Pallbearers At Funeral of John B. Bender Deceased at 85 ______________ John B. Bender, head of one of Lyon counties old and repected familiesdied August 2, and was buried the following Tueday. For much of its stength and Americanism central. Kansas is indebted tomen like the late Mr. Bender, their wives and the famiies they leavebehind, in communities like Praire Hill neighborhood and the city ofEmporia, which had been Mr. Benders home since he came to this state. Born in Doplin Co., Pennsylvania, near the state capital, in 1840, Mr.Bender grew to young manhood when he went west and settled atBloomington, Ill. There in 1868 he was married to Barbara A. Swineheartof McLean County. From Bloominton they moved to Sterling, Ill. in 1875but came to Kansas after living in the Prairie Hill Neighborhood until1912 when they moved to Emporia, their home being at 725 West SixthAvenue. Mrs. Bender died March 4, 1922. Of the nine children bornto Mr. andMrs. Bender, allbut two(John S. died in 1895, and Emma E. diedin 1896)survive their parents. They are William J. Bender, Wanseon, Ohio; SarahE. Campbel, Willowbrook, Calif. and Susie A. Harvey, Fannie M. Long, EvaK. Goodell, Aaron C. Bender and Frank A. Bender, all of Emporia. While living in Sterling, Ill. Mr. and Mrs. Benderunited with theUnited Mennonite church and continued their membership ad iterest to theend. Burial was at the Toledo Cemetery. The pallbearers wereMr. Benderssons and sons-in-law,William J. Aaron C. and Frank A. Bender and W. B.Harvey, A. C. Long and Joseph Goodell. Rev. Mr. Stauffer of Glen Elder conducted the services.


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