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Mary Eliza Ware Bender
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Birth: Jan. 3, 1870
Doniphan County
Kansas, USA
Death: Nov. 20, 1917
Carson County
Texas, USA

The many friends of Mrs. Wm. Bender was grieved and shocked to learn of her death which occurred at the family home in Panhandle early Tuesday morning Nov. 20th. Mrs. Bender had been ill only a few days.

Her husband, two sons and three daughters survive her. Miss Ina, Elma Lee and Marvin Leonard were at home at the time of her death. Miss Etta was in Emporia, Kansas, attending school, and Wilmer, was in training in company A, 143 Inf. in Camp Bowie at Fort Worth.

She is also survived by two sisters, Mrs. Noah Rittenhouse, of Severance, Kansas, Mrs. P. M. Leonard of Leona, Kansas, and two brothers, R. W. Ware, of Los Angeles, California and Wess Ware of Crawford, Nebraska.

Mrs. Benderís maiden name was Mary Eliza Ware. She was born in Severance, Kansas, was married to William M. Bender on June 8th 1892. After their marriage, they lived in Whiting, Kans., until Jan. 1903, they moved to Panhandle, and have made this their home since that time. She was a true christian and a member of the Methodist Episcopal church.

She departed this life on Tuesday, Nov. 20th, 1917, at the age of 46 years, 10 months and 17 days. The body was conveyed to the cemetery. The Panhandle Herald.

The Whiting Journal, Whiting, Kansas, November 30, 1917.
Family links: 
  John Andrew Jackson Ware (1828 - 1907)
  Rachel Ann Vanhorn Ware (1831 - 1902)
  Will M Bender (1862 - 1949)*
  Ina Bender Smith (1894 - 1939)*
  Wilmer Ware Bender (1897 - 1969)*
  Mary Etta Bender Harrington (1898 - 1994)*
  Elma Lee Bender Dills (1910 - 1981)*
  Marvin Lenard Bender (1912 - 2004)*
  Casander Ware Rittenhouse (1851 - 1934)*
  Benjamin Franklin Ware (1854 - 1874)*
  Robert Winfield Ware (1856 - 1934)*
  Margaret Jane Ware Vandeveer (1857 - 1893)*
  Margaret Jane Ware Vandeveer (1857 - 1893)*
  John Wesley Ware (1859 - 1924)*
  Mary Sophia Ware (1866 - 1875)*
  Vianna Melissa Ware Leonhard (1869 - 1954)*
  Mary Eliza Ware Bender (1870 - 1917)
  Edith Ware (1872 - 1872)*
*Calculated relationship
Panhandle Cemetery
Carson County
Texas, USA
Plot: Unit 1 Lot 29 Sp 2
Created by: Edith Guynes Stanley
Record added: Jan 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46766377
Mary Eliza <i>Ware</i> Bender
Added by: Edith Guynes Stanley
Mary Eliza <i>Ware</i> Bender
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Mary Eliza <i>Ware</i> Bender
Added by: Fred & Betty Pauly Knecht
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- Diane Clark Smith
 Added: Dec. 14, 2015

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