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Jacob Bender
Birth: Dec. 6, 1740
Kaiserslauterner Stadtkreis
Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Death: Feb. 15, 1820
Northampton County
Pennsylvania, USA

My 5th great-grandfather.
aka Johann Jacob Bender.

Son of:
Johann Christopher Bender
birth: 21 October 1708 in Rheinbollen, Kreis Simmern, Rheinland. Germany.
and
Anna Catherine Knierem
birth: 15 March 1710
death: June 1788

Married Elizabeth Catherine Schafer (aka Liesa Catharina Schaefer), May 22, 1762 in Northhanpton Co., PA.

Known children:
Maria Margaret (m Jacob Hahn)
Johan Peter (1765-1843)
George (m Rosina Elizabeth Ebert)
Johan Jacob (m Maria Catherian ?)
Johan Christopher (1774-ca 1816)
Johann Martin (m Maria Salome Weaver)
Maria Catharina (m Johannes Remely)
Elizabeth (m John Fenstermacher)
Anna Maria (m Joseph Kostenbader)

Above information from FamilySearch.org of which I have not proved out.

March 24, 2014 received note from Nancy Walker < Aussielover3@verizon.net >, "According to Ancestry I am also a 5th great-granddaughter. ... You are probably aware that Jacob Bender is already a DAR Patriot (Patriot # A008977)."

DAR Genealogical Research:
Ancestor #: A008977
Service: PENNSYLVANIA
Rank(s): PATRIOTIC SERVICE, LIEUTENANT
Birth: 12-6-1740 STEINBACH GERMANY
Death: 2-15-1820 NORTHAMPTON CO PENNSYLVANIA
Service Source: PA ARCH, 5TH SER, VOL 8, PP 369, 370; MARX, OATH OF ALLEGIANCE NORTHAMPTON CO PA, P 38 B
Service Description: 1) 2LT IN CAPT GEORGE ENGLE'S CO, COL ABRAHAM LABAR, NORTHAMPTON CO; SIGNED OATH OF ALLEGIANCE

Many thanks for stone photos, Tim Gruber, who first listed and graciously transferred memorial. "Born in Steinbach, Germany. Lived in marriage with Liese Catharina nee Schaefer for 48y 4m 21d and conceived 6 sons & 4 daughters. Survived by 65 grandchildren & 24 great-grandchildren." 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Liesa Catharina Schaefer Bender (1744 - 1810)
 
Burial:
Salem Union Church Cemetery
Moorestown
Northampton County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Row M-14, Grave Marker 5
 
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Originally Created by: Tim Gruber
Record added: Jul 13, 2011
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Jacob Bender
Added by: Tim Gruber
 
Jacob Bender
Added by: Tim Gruber
 
Jacob Bender
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Tim Gruber
 
 
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 Added: Jul. 4, 2014
Happy Father's Day to a very special Grandpa. Rest in peace, you are forever remembered.
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 Added: Jun. 15, 2014
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