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

John M. Bender

Male 1847 - 1917  (69 years)


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  • Name John M. Bender 
    Born 25 Jun 1847  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion Amish Mennonite  [3
    Religion 1911  Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-78340 
    Died 5 May 1917  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I78340  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Johannes B. "John" Bender,   b. 1817, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1874, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Catherine "Katie" Miller,   b. 25 Nov 1823, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1874, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 11 Jul 1841  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Family ID F19474  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Johannes B. "John" Bender,   b. 1817, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1874, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Family ID F30793  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Ruby,   b. 14 Nov 1846, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1927, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Children 
     1. Annie J. Bender,   b. 28 Feb 1872, East Zorra Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1945, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Joseph J. Bender,   b. 15 Aug 1875, , Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1958, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. John J. Bender,   b. 30 Mar 1878, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1948  (Age 70 years)
     4. Samuel J. Bender,   b. 12 May 1881, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949  (Age 67 years)
     5. Moses J. Bender,   b. 22 Mar 1885, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1974  (Age 89 years)
     6. Catherine Bender,   b. 5 Jul 1891, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F20410  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Jun 1847 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 May 1917 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, East Zorra Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Bender. - Died, near New Hamburg, Ont., John M. Bender; aged 69 y. 10 m. 13 d. In his early youth he united with the Amish Mennonite Church. He remained faithful unto death. He leaves to mourn his departure his beloved widow, 1 daughter, 4 sons, 3 brothers, and a host of relatives and friends.

      Gospel Herald - Volume X, Number 8 - May 24, 1917, page 143

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-4 Page 21.

    2. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 4 Page 23.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, May 24, 1917 - Obituary of John M. Bender.

    4. [S1507] Census - ON, Waterloo, Baden - 1911, Baden Div. 13 Page 7.

    5. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Wilmot Twp. 1871 Div. 2 Page 38.

    6. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 54.

    7. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 10 Page 61.

    8. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852.
      By Rev'd John Oesch, Minister Of The Mennonist Society, Wilmot Township
      John Bender, To Catharine Miller, Both Of Wilmot. 11 July 1841. Wit. Rudolph Roth And Christian Kropf.

    9. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 23 Jul 1841 pg 30.
      11 Jul 1841 Pastor Johannes Oesch m. Johannes BENDER, son of Jacob Bender, to Catharina MUELLER, daughter of the late Jacob Mueller, both from Wilmot.