Edith May Henthorn

F, b. 15 February 1868, d. 1920
Father*George Washington Henthorn
Mother*Barbara Ellen Chitwood
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1889As of 1889,her married name was Bender.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 February 1868Edith May Henthorn was born on 15 February 1868.
She was the daughter of George Washington Henthorn and Barbara Ellen Chitwood.
Marriage1889Edith May Henthorn married Samuel F. Bender, son of Daniel Jonas Bender and Mary Ann Fall, in 1889 at Nebraska.
Death1920Edith May Henthorn died in 1920.

George Washington Henthorn

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGeorge Washington Henthorn married Barbara Ellen Chitwood.

Child of George Washington Henthorn and Barbara Ellen Chitwood

Barbara Ellen Chitwood

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Henthorn.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBarbara Ellen Chitwood married George Washington Henthorn.

Child of Barbara Ellen Chitwood and George Washington Henthorn

Phoebe J. Brown

F, b. 5 April 1861, d. 11 April 1948
Father*Samuel Brown
Mother*Deborah H. Gorden
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name13 March 1887As of 13 March 1887,her married name was Bender.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 April 1861Phoebe J. Brown was born on 5 April 1861.
She was the daughter of Samuel Brown and Deborah H. Gorden.
Marriage13 March 1887Phoebe J. Brown married Edward B. Bender, son of Elias E. Bender and Eva Gull, on 13 March 1887.
Death11 April 1948Phoebe J. Brown died on 11 April 1948 at age 87.

Children of Phoebe J. Brown and Edward B. Bender

Samuel Brown

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageSamuel Brown married Deborah H. Gorden.

Children of Samuel Brown and Deborah H. Gorden

Deborah H. Gorden

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Brown.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageDeborah H. Gorden married Samuel Brown.

Children of Deborah H. Gorden and Samuel Brown

Sarah Melissa May

F, b. 11 March 1852, d. 31 December 1941
Father*Samuel John May
Mother*Delilah (?)
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name21 May 1871As of 21 May 1871,her married name was Bender.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 March 1852Sarah Melissa May was born on 11 March 1852.
She was the daughter of Samuel John May and Delilah (?).
Marriage21 May 1871Sarah Melissa May married Peter Bender, son of Elias E. Bender and Eva Gull, on 21 May 1871.
Death31 December 1941Sarah Melissa May died on 31 December 1941 at age 89.

Children of Sarah Melissa May and Peter Bender

Samuel John May

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Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSamuel John May was also known as John.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageSamuel John May married Delilah (?).

Child of Samuel John May and Delilah (?)

Delilah (?)

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was May.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageDelilah (?) married Samuel John May.

Child of Delilah (?) and Samuel John May

Elvin Earl Bender

M, b. 23 January 1892, d. 3 December 1918
Father*Peter Bender b. 2 Nov 1851, d. 3 Jun 1919
Mother*Sarah Melissa May b. 11 Mar 1852, d. 31 Dec 1941
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 January 1892Elvin Earl Bender was born on 23 January 1892.
He was the son of Peter Bender and Sarah Melissa May.
Marriage28 March 1914Elvin Earl Bender married Ida May Mitchell, daughter of Francis Marion Mitchell and Fannie Marie Parker, on 28 March 1914.
Death3 December 1918Elvin Earl Bender died on 3 December 1918 at age 26.

Ida May Mitchell

F, b. 1891, d. 23 August 1970
Father*Francis Marion Mitchell
Mother*Fannie Marie Parker
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name28 March 1914As of 28 March 1914,her married name was Bender.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1891Ida May Mitchell was born in 1891.
She was the daughter of Francis Marion Mitchell and Fannie Marie Parker.
Marriage28 March 1914Ida May Mitchell married Elvin Earl Bender, son of Peter Bender and Sarah Melissa May, on 28 March 1914.
Death23 August 1970Ida May Mitchell died on 23 August 1970.

Francis Marion Mitchell

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageFrancis Marion Mitchell married Fannie Marie Parker.

Child of Francis Marion Mitchell and Fannie Marie Parker

Fannie Marie Parker

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Mitchell.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageFannie Marie Parker married Francis Marion Mitchell.

Child of Fannie Marie Parker and Francis Marion Mitchell

Ephriam Thomas Bender

M, b. 7 August 1859, d. 31 July 1941
Father*William Harrison Bender b. 4 Nov 1824, d. 1 Sep 1907
Mother*Mary Barndt b. 21 Feb 1828, d. 4 Jul 1907
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 August 1859Ephriam Thomas Bender was born on 7 August 1859.
He was the son of William Harrison Bender and Mary Barndt.
Marriage29 November 1888Ephriam Thomas Bender married Eliza A. Sanford, daughter of Andrew Sanford and Martha Hall, on 29 November 1888.
Death31 July 1941Ephriam Thomas Bender died on 31 July 1941 at age 81.

Eliza A. Sanford

F, b. 19 March 1913, d. 21 September 1987
Father*Andrew Sanford
Mother*Martha Hall
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name29 November 1888As of 29 November 1888,her married name was Bender.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage29 November 1888Eliza A. Sanford married Ephriam Thomas Bender, son of William Harrison Bender and Mary Barndt, on 29 November 1888.
Birth19 March 1913Eliza A. Sanford was born on 19 March 1913.
She was the daughter of Andrew Sanford and Martha Hall.
Death21 September 1987Eliza A. Sanford died on 21 September 1987 at age 74.

Andrew Sanford

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAndrew Sanford married Martha Hall.

Child of Andrew Sanford and Martha Hall

Martha Hall

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Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMartha Hall was also known as Mattie.
Married NameHer married name was Sanford.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMartha Hall married Andrew Sanford.

Child of Martha Hall and Andrew Sanford

Roscoe H. Bender

M, b. 7 July 1888, d. 10 February 1963
Father*Edward B. Bender b. 1 Feb 1864, d. 27 Apr 1951
Mother*Phoebe J. Brown b. 5 Apr 1861, d. 11 Apr 1948
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRoscoe H. Bender was also known as Ross.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 July 1888Roscoe H. Bender was born on 7 July 1888.
He was the son of Edward B. Bender and Phoebe J. Brown.
Marriage13 September 1910Roscoe H. Bender married Estella M. Kinder, daughter of Charles Kinder and Etta A. Gibbs, on 13 September 1910.
Death10 February 1963Roscoe H. Bender died on 10 February 1963 at age 74.

Child of Roscoe H. Bender and Estella M. Kinder

Estella M. Kinder

F, b. 13 June 1888, d. 18 February 1971
Father*Charles Kinder b. 15 Oct 1869, d. 14 Apr 1933
Mother*Etta A. Gibbs b. 4 Oct 1866, d. 20 Oct 1951
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name13 September 1910As of 13 September 1910,her married name was Bender.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 June 1888Estella M. Kinder was born on 13 June 1888 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Charles Kinder and Etta A. Gibbs.
Marriage13 September 1910Estella M. Kinder married Roscoe H. Bender, son of Edward B. Bender and Phoebe J. Brown, on 13 September 1910.
Death18 February 1971Estella M. Kinder died on 18 February 1971 at age 82.

Child of Estella M. Kinder and Roscoe H. Bender

Charles Kinder

M, b. 15 October 1869, d. 14 April 1933
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCharles Kinder married Etta A. Gibbs.
Birth15 October 1869Charles Kinder was born on 15 October 1869 at Wisconsin.
Death14 April 1933He died on 14 April 1933 at Wisconsin at age 63.

Child of Charles Kinder and Etta A. Gibbs

Etta A. Gibbs

F, b. 4 October 1866, d. 20 October 1951
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kinder.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEtta A. Gibbs married Charles Kinder.
Birth4 October 1866Etta A. Gibbs was born on 4 October 1866 at Wisconsin.
Death20 October 1951She died on 20 October 1951 at Wisconsin at age 85.

Child of Etta A. Gibbs and Charles Kinder

Ethel M. Bender

F, b. 23 February 1886, d. 1912
Father*Peter Bender b. 2 Nov 1851, d. 3 Jun 1919
Mother*Sarah Melissa May b. 11 Mar 1852, d. 31 Dec 1941
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 February 1886Ethel M. Bender was born on 23 February 1886.
She was the daughter of Peter Bender and Sarah Melissa May.
Death1912Ethel M. Bender died in 1912.

Ival E. Bender

M, b. 20 August 1916, d. 20 September 2006
Father*Roscoe H. Bender b. 7 Jul 1888, d. 10 Feb 1963
Mother*Estella M. Kinder b. 13 Jun 1888, d. 18 Feb 1971
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 August 1916Ival E. Bender was born on 20 August 1916.
He was the son of Roscoe H. Bender and Estella M. Kinder.
Marriage22 August 1936Ival E. Bender married Verda Victoria Harris, daughter of Alvie L. Harris and Eva Kyser, on 22 August 1936.
Death20 September 2006Ival E. Bender died on 20 September 2006 at age 90 Ival Bender, 90, of Viola, passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2006, at Vernon Manor Nursing Home in Viroqua.
Ival was born on August 20, 1916, to Ross and Estella Bender in Vernon County. On August 22, 1936, he married Verda Victoria Harris. They farmed for many years in the Viola area. He later worked at the Schroeder Mink Ranch. He also later worked at Nuzum Lumber Yards and the Viola Quik Stop. Fishing was his favorite hobby. He is survived by one son, Bill (special friend, Tammy Kepler) Bender of Viola; one daughter, Beverly (Don) Rudie of La Crosse; one sister, Evelyn Schroeder of Readstown; eight grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife in 2001. Funeral services were held on Friday, September 22, 2006, at Viola United Methodist Church. Pastor Doris Clark officiated and burial was in the Viola Cemetery. Friends called at the Viola Methodist Church on Friday before the service. The Sime Funeral Home of Readstown served the family.

Verda Victoria Harris

F, b. 20 December 1918, d. 30 July 2001
Father*Alvie L. Harris
Mother*Eva Kyser
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name22 August 1936As of 22 August 1936,her married name was Bender.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 December 1918Verda Victoria Harris was born on 20 December 1918.
She was the daughter of Alvie L. Harris and Eva Kyser.
Marriage22 August 1936Verda Victoria Harris married Ival E. Bender, son of Roscoe H. Bender and Estella M. Kinder, on 22 August 1936.
Death30 July 2001Verda Victoria Harris died on 30 July 2001 at age 82.

Alvie L. Harris

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAlvie L. Harris married Eva Kyser.

Child of Alvie L. Harris and Eva Kyser

Eva Kyser

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Harris.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEva Kyser married Alvie L. Harris.

Child of Eva Kyser and Alvie L. Harris

Jesse B. Bender

F, b. 7 June 1889, d. 1919
Father*Peter Bender b. 2 Nov 1851, d. 3 Jun 1919
Mother*Sarah Melissa May b. 11 Mar 1852, d. 31 Dec 1941
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 June 1889Jesse B. Bender was born on 7 June 1889.
She was the daughter of Peter Bender and Sarah Melissa May.
Death1919Jesse B. Bender died in 1919.

Leo Bender

M, b. 8 June 1895, d. 1970
Father*Irvin Monroe Bender b. c 1866
Mother*Almetta G. Kanable b. 28 Sep 1869, d. 2 Feb 1962
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 June 1895Leo Bender was born on 8 June 1895.
He was the son of Irvin Monroe Bender and Almetta G. Kanable.
Marriage26 September 1918Leo Bender married Zelma Ambrose, daughter of Samuel Ambrose and Emma May Short, on 26 September 1918.
Death1970Leo Bender died in 1970.

Children of Leo Bender and Zelma Ambrose

Zelma Ambrose

F, b. 27 March 1895, d. April 1971
Father*Samuel Ambrose b. 16 Mar 1842, d. 26 Jan 1928
Mother*Emma May Short b. 16 Apr 1861, d. 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name26 September 1918As of 26 September 1918,her married name was Bender.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 March 1895Zelma Ambrose was born on 27 March 1895.
She was the daughter of Samuel Ambrose and Emma May Short.
Marriage26 September 1918Zelma Ambrose married Leo Bender, son of Irvin Monroe Bender and Almetta G. Kanable, on 26 September 1918.
DeathApril 1971Zelma Ambrose died in April 1971 at age 76.

Children of Zelma Ambrose and Leo Bender

Robert Leo Bender

M, b. 10 December 1927, d. 31 July 1988
Father*Leo Bender b. 8 Jun 1895, d. 1970
Mother*Zelma Ambrose b. 27 Mar 1895, d. Apr 1971
Life EventDateDescription
Birth10 December 1927Robert Leo Bender was born on 10 December 1927.
He was the son of Leo Bender and Zelma Ambrose.
Death31 July 1988Robert Leo Bender died on 31 July 1988 at age 60.