Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Melvin William Bender

Male 1907 - 1967  (60 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Melvin William Bender was born 21 Jan 1907, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada (son of Noah S. Bender and Magdalena Ruby); died 17 Nov 1967, Strathroy, Middlesex Co., Ontario; was buried , Nairn Mennonite Cemetery, Nairn, Middlesex Co., Ontario.

    Melvin — Mabel Roth. Mabel (daughter of Benjamin S. Roth and Barbara Lichti) was born 1909; died 1989; was buried , Nairn Mennonite Cemetery, Nairn, Middlesex Co., Ontario. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Grace Magdalene Bender was born 5 Sep 1930; died 9 Mar 2005; was buried , Steinmann Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Elaine Mabel Bender
    3. Gerald Melvin "Gerry" Bender was born 13 Aug 1934, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 27 May 2011, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    4. Mary Catherine Bender
    5. John Benjamin Bender
    6. Ray Noah Bender was born 23 Jul 1939, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 16 Jul 1956, , Middlesex Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , Nairn Mennonite Cemetery, Nairn, Middlesex Co., Ontario.
    7. Janice Barbara Bender
    8. Darlene Sharon Bender
    9. Doreen Karen Bender

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Noah S. Bender was born 13 May 1881, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada (son of Solomon M. Bender and Veronica Steinman); died 10 Aug 1961, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Steinmann Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Noah married Magdalena Ruby 19 Jan 1905. Magdalena (daughter of Christian R. Ruby and Anna Roth) was born 12 Jun 1884, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; died 20 Nov 1949, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Steinmann Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Magdalena Ruby was born 12 Jun 1884, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada (daughter of Christian R. Ruby and Anna Roth); died 20 Nov 1949, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Steinmann Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. 1. Melvin William Bender was born 21 Jan 1907, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; died 17 Nov 1967, Strathroy, Middlesex Co., Ontario; was buried , Nairn Mennonite Cemetery, Nairn, Middlesex Co., Ontario.
    2. Reuben Valentine Bender was born 23 Jun 1910, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; died 21 Feb 1968, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Elton Lewis Bender was born 3 Jun 1913, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; died 23 Sep 1969, , Perth Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Rev. Curtis Leroy Bender was born 1917; died 23 Jan 1982; was buried , Owen Sound, Grey Co., Ontario, Canada.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Solomon M. Bender was born 14 Jun 1854, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Johannes B. "John" Bender and Catherine "Katie" Miller); died 16 Nov 1926, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.

    Solomon married Veronica Steinman 12 Dec 1876. Veronica (daughter of Daniel E. Steinman and Elisabeth Gardner) was born 1855, Of, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario; died 1937; was buried , East Zorra Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Veronica Steinman was born 1855, Of, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario (daughter of Daniel E. Steinman and Elisabeth Gardner); died 1937; was buried , East Zorra Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    Children:
    1. 2. Noah S. Bender was born 13 May 1881, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; died 10 Aug 1961, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Steinmann Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

  3. 6.  Christian R. Ruby was born 16 Sep 1841, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario (son of Bishop Joseph Ruby and Magdalena Roth); died 7 Oct 1913; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.

    Christian — Anna Roth. Anna was born 14 Dec 1842, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario; died 26 Sep 1919; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Anna Roth was born 14 Dec 1842, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario; died 26 Sep 1919; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Samuel Ruby was born 8 Sep 1878, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; died 22 Jan 1939, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Steinmann Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Nicholas Ruby was born 13 Jul 1880; died 19 Mar 1935; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    3. 3. Magdalena Ruby was born 12 Jun 1884, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; died 20 Nov 1949, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Steinmann Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Johannes B. "John" Bender was born 1817, , Germany (son of Jacob Bender and Magdalena "Lena" Brenneman); died 14 Sep 1874, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.

    Johannes married Catherine "Katie" Miller 11 Jul 1841, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Catherine (daughter of Jacob Miller and Barbara Sommer) was born 25 Nov 1823, , Germany; died 1 Jul 1874, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Catherine "Katie" Miller was born 25 Nov 1823, , Germany (daughter of Jacob Miller and Barbara Sommer); died 1 Jul 1874, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    Children:
    1. Bishop Jacob M. Bender was born 4 Jun 1842, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 14 Jul 1914, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario; was buried , East Zorra Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    2. Christian Bender was born 1844, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    3. John M. Bender was born 25 Jun 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 5 May 1917, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    4. Nathan Bender was born 1848, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. Magdalena Bender was born 1849, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    6. Joseph M. Bender was born 15 Dec 1851, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    7. 4. Solomon M. Bender was born 14 Jun 1854, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 16 Nov 1926, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    8. Samuel M. Bender was born 3 Jun 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 10 May 1930, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Steinmann Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Mary Bender was born 1860, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 3 Sep 1889; was buried , East Zorra Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    10. Daniel Bender was born 1863, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    11. David M. Bender was born 28 Jan 1864, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 29 Mar 1935, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario; was buried , East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    12. Noah Bender was born 1865, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.

  3. 10.  Daniel E. Steinman was born 29 Sep 1831, , Ontario, Canada (son of Christian K. Steinman and Veronica Eyer); died Yes, date unknown; was buried , Steinmann Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Daniel — Elisabeth Gardner. Elisabeth (daughter of Michael Gardner and Maria Stutzman) was born 1831, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Elisabeth Gardner was born 1831, , Ontario, Canada (daughter of Michael Gardner and Maria Stutzman); died Yes, date unknown.
    Children:
    1. 5. Veronica Steinman was born 1855, Of, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario; died 1937; was buried , East Zorra Amish Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario.
    2. Jacob G. Steinman was born 16 Dec 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 11 Feb 1944, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Steinmann Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Noah G. Steinman was born 13 Apr 1860, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 23 Oct 1933; was buried , Steinmann Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Christian G. Steinman was born 21 Jan 1862, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 9 May 1936; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    5. Daniel Steinman was born 1863, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    6. David Steinman was born 28 Aug 1865, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.

  5. 12.  Bishop Joseph Ruby was born 12 Jul 1813, Of, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 16 Jan 1897; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.

    Joseph married Magdalena Roth 17 Nov 1840, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Magdalena (daughter of Michael Roth and Magdalena Lichti) was born 14 Jul 1818, Of, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 3 Feb 1887, , Perth Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Magdalena Roth was born 14 Jul 1818, Of, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Michael Roth and Magdalena Lichti); died 3 Feb 1887, , Perth Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. 6. Christian R. Ruby was born 16 Sep 1841, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario; died 7 Oct 1913; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    2. Maria Ruby was born 10 Feb 1845, , Perth Co., Ontario, Canada; died 2 Feb 1916, , Oxford Co., Ontario; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    3. Catherine Ruby was born 14 Nov 1846, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada; died 26 Jul 1927, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    4. Barbara R. Ruby was born 20 Feb 1849, , Ontario, Canada; died 25 Feb 1915; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    5. Elizabeth R. Ruby was born 30 Sep 1851, South Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario; died 19 Apr 1929, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada.
    6. Nicholas Ruby was born 27 Sep 1858; died 26 Nov 1932; was buried , Poole Mennonite Cemetery, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario.