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 Magdalena “Lena” <I>Brenneman</I> Bender

Magdalena “Lena” Brenneman Bender

Death 7 Apr 1877 (aged 79)
Burial East Zorra-Tavistock, Oxford County Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Memorial ID 34915634 · View Source
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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.

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  • Created by: RWitzel
  • Added: 17 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34915634
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Magdalena “Lena” Brenneman Bender (29 Oct 1797–7 Apr 1877), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34915634, citing Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra-Tavistock, Oxford County Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by RWitzel (contributor 47108618) .