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Emanuel Peter Bender
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Birth: Dec. 17, 1833
Fayette County
Ohio, USA
Death: Dec. 3, 1922
Richland Center
Richland County
Wisconsin, USA

Emanuel P. Bender, the representative of the family from Richland county, was born at Paint, Fayette county, Ohio, Dec. 17, 1833. He enlisted as a private soldier in Company I, of the Twelfth Regiment, Sept. 1, 1861, and participated in the movements of the company and regiment, - which are noted in Chapter V, - until his discharge from the hospital at Davenport, Iowa, July 15, 1864. With the exception of the time spent in the army, he has been a farmer and a blacksmith all his mature life, until his retirement from active labor about seven years ago. He is a Republican, and himself and family are members of the United Brethren church, joining that religious organization in 1860. On June 28, 1857, he was married to Miss Ruannah Custer, daughter of Abraham and Eliza (Burkett) Custer, of Somerset county, Penn., and their children in the order of their ages are as follows: Susannah, Uriah T., James A., Olive A., Simon S., Harvey L., Rebecca M., Frank E., Bertha D., Wesley J., John M., and Minnie L. Mrs. Bender's maternal family was named Berkette, and her great grandfather served in the Revolutionary War, dying at the great age of one hundred and one years. 
 
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 Parents:
  Emanuel Peter Bender (1791 - 1860)
  Susannah Wilt Bender (1795 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruannah Custer Bender (1837 - 1922)
 
 Children:
  Uriah Thomas Bender (1858 - 1864)*
  James Abram Bender (1860 - 1864)*
  Olive Adina Bender (1862 - 1864)*
  Harvey Logan Bender (1866 - 1964)*
  Frank Colfax Bender (1871 - 1951)*
  Wesley Joseph Bender (1874 - 1875)*
 
 Siblings:
  Daniel Jonas Bender (1813 - 1898)*
  Samuel Bender (1814 - 1893)*
  Elizabeth Bender Shaffer (1816 - 1908)*
  Henry P Bender (1817 - 1889)*
  Michael Bender (1819 - 1857)*
  Joseph H Bender (1821 - 1902)*
  Benjamin Franklin Bender (1823 - 1897)*
  William Harrison Bender (1824 - 1907)*
  Anna Margaret Bender Shaffer (1828 - 1897)*
  Rachel Bender (1830 - 1841)*
  Emanuel Peter Bender (1833 - 1922)
  Hannah Catherine Bender Kanable (1839 - 1921)*
  Susan J. Bender Neher (1841 - 1861)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Richland Center Cemetery
Richland Center
Richland County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Landis Bender
Record added: May 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90115581
Emanuel Peter Bender
Added by: Cheryl Ayres
 
Emanuel Peter Bender
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