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Magdalena "Lena" Brenneman Bender
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Birth: Oct. 29, 1797, Germany
Death: Apr. 7, 1877, Canada

Magdalena (Lena) Bender passed away on April 7, 1877. Lena was predeceased by her husband Jacob Bender in 1843.
Survived by two daughters, Marie Jutzi and Barbara Schlegel; four sons, Christian, Jacob, David and Daniel. Predeceased by three infant children in Germany; Samuel (1824-1825), Barbara (1828-1829) and infant son(1831); and two sons, John 1874 and Samuel 1857.


"1816 the 30th of March, I married a born Brenneman and is named Magdalena. May the Lord be willing to help us and be our support in our marriage, that we may live together in holiness and unity to a blessed end. 30th March 1816 in the Principality of Hesse in Germany."
(Translated German inscription in Jacob Bender Bible located in the Mennonite Historical Society Library at Goshen, IN) - Transcribed from German script by Nelson P. Springer (1977) and translated by Lorraine Roth (1986).

P.S. According to historian and geneologist Lorraine Roth, an authority on Amish Mennonites of Ontario, Lena's parents were Samuel Brenneman and Marie Schwartzentruber.

Family links: 
  Jacob Bender (1791 - 1843)
  John B Bender (1817 - 1874)*
  Christian B Bender (1820 - 1887)*
  Marie Bender Jutzi (1822 - 1879)*
  Samuel B Bender (1826 - 1857)*
  Jacob B Bender (1830 - 1902)*
  David B Bender (1832 - 1912)*
  Daniel B Bender (1835 - 1920)*
  Barbara Bender Schlegel (1837 - 1927)*
*Calculated relationship
Amish Mennonite Cemetery
East Zorra-Tavistock
Oxford County Municipality
Ontario, Canada
Created by: RWitzel
Record added: Mar 17, 2009
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Magdalena Lena <i>Brenneman</i> Bender
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Magdalena Lena <i>Brenneman</i> Bender
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