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Amanda Waits Bending Hollingsworth
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Birth: Feb. 15, 1832
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 16, 1918
Marion County
Ohio, USA

AMANDA WAITS was born on 11 Feb 1832 in Pennsylvania. She died on 16 Nov 1918 in Canaan, Morrow County, Ohio. She was the daughter of Adam Weight /Wait(e,s) and Sarah Hilkert buried in this cemetery. Her father was of German origin Wecht [from Berks Co]/ Wacht [in Germany ca 1750].

She first married ANDREW BENDING on 04 Jan 1857, son of Caleb C Bending and Catherine Kepner. He was born on 01 Dec 1831 in Marion County, Ohio. He died on 14 Jul 1868 in Morrow County, Ohio and is buried in this cemetery.

After the death of Andrew Bending she married Abner Holligsworth 10 Nov 1874, son of Isaiah Hollingsworth and Jane Morrison. Abner was born on 09 Jun 1809 in Center County, Pa. He died on 26 May 1890 in Canaan, Morrow, Ohio, USA.

Supporting census records.
The 1850 c. shows her living with her widowed mother, sisters, and her future husband Andrew Bending
1850 United States Federal Census
Name:Sarah White **[Sarah Waite]**
Age:35
Birth Year: abt 1795
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1850: Grand Prairie, Marion, Ohio
Family Number:1140
Sarah White 35 b. Pa
Latitia White 22 b. Pa
Susanna White 20 b. PA
Amanda White 18 b. PA
Caroline White 16 b. OH
Catharine White 12 b. OH
Andrw Berton **[Bending]** 22 b. OH

1860 United States Federal Census
Name:Andrew Benton **[Andrew Bending]**
Age in 1860:27
Birth Year:abt 1833
Birthplace:Ohio
Home in 1860: Canaan, Morrow, Ohio
Gender:Male
Post Office: Marritts
Andrew Benton 27
Amanda Benton 25
Adam Benton 7
Catharine Benton 5
Herman Benton 2
Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Canaan, Morrow, Ohio; Roll: M653_1017; Page: 108; Image: 220; Family History Library Film: 805017.

Information courtesy Amanda's father Adam's descendants, Bonnie Nevel and Pat Miller:
Andrew Bending and Amanda Waits had the following known children surviving until adulthood:
1. HERMAN LESTER BENDING was born on 10 Oct 1857 in Morrow CO, Ohio. He died
on 07 Aug 1910 in Canaan, Morrow, Ohio,. He married MARGARET JELETLA TABIHA
BAY on 25 Aug 1880 in Morrow Co., OH, daughter of Harrison Bay and Maranda J
Moore. She was born on 06 Jul 1861 in , Morrow, Ohio, USA. She died on 22 Apr
1941 in Morrow, Ohio.

2. ALICE S. BENDING was born on 24 Jun 1861 in Canaan, Morrow, Ohio, USA. She
died on 02 Feb 1903 in Canaan Township, Morrow County, Ohio,. She married
JOHN C. HARDMAN on 17 Oct 1883 in Morrow CO, Ohio, son of Abraham Hardman
and Eliza Jane Rogers. He was born in Sep 1861 in Morrow CO, Ohio. He died on
27 Dec 1927 in Dumont, Iowa, USA.

3. JUDSON ELRAY BENDING was born on 14 Aug 1864 in Morrow County, Ohio,. He
died on 30 Mar 1935 in Marion Co. Oh. He married GERTRUDE KIGHTLINGER on 15
Oct 1890 in Canaan, Morrow County, Ohio. She was born on 03 Oct 1871 in
Canaan Township, Morrow County, Ohio. She died on 20 May 1918 in Marion
County, Ohio (Volume No. 2599, Certificate No. 33445; Spanish Influenza).

Amanda Waits and Abner Hollingsworth had no children. 
 
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 Parents:
  Adam Waits (1793 - 1849)
  Sarah Hilkert Waits (1795 - 1856)
 
 Spouse:
  Andrew Bending (1831 - 1868)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Waits Wirt (1819 - 1889)*
  Sarah Waits Williams (1822 - 1910)*
  Harriet Waits Hover (1824 - 1894)*
  John Henry Waite (1826 - 1915)*
  Lettetia Waits Bending (1828 - 1856)*
  Susan Wait Harmon (1828 - 1921)*
  Amanda Waits Bending Hollingsworth (1832 - 1918)
  Catherine Waits Rush (1838 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Worden Cemetery
Morrow County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Bert Waits
Record added: Apr 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88647159
Amanda <i>Waits</i> Bending Hollingsworth
Added by: Bert Waits
 
Amanda <i>Waits</i> Bending Hollingsworth
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