John B Bender

  • Birth 14 Sep 1817 Germany
  • Death 14 Sep 1874 Ontario, Canada
  • Burial East Zorra-Tavistock, Oxford County Municipality, Ontario, Canada
  • Memorial ID 34914740

John Bender passed away on September 14, 1874 at the age of 57. Predeceased by his wife Catharine Miller several months prior to his death. John was the son of the late Jacob Bender and Magdalena (Lena) Brenneman.
Survived by his mother, Lena; 2 daughters, Magdalena Streicher and Mary Yantzi; 8 sons, Jacob, Christian, John, Joseph, Solomon, Samuel, David, and Noah.
Also predeceased by his son Moses in 1857.
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"1817 the 14th September was my first born in the sign of the lion and is named John. May the Lord give him grace that he becomes a godly and obedient child."
(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).


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  • Created by: RWitzel
  • Added: 17 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34914740
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John B Bender (14 Sep 1817–14 Sep 1874), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34914740, citing Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra-Tavistock, Oxford County Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by RWitzel (contributor 47108618) .