Emilie Bender

3 February 1867–6 September 1938 (Age 71)
Eschelbach, Sinsheim, Heidelberg, Baden, Germany

The Life of Emilie

When Emilie Bender was born on 3 February 1867, in Eschelbach, Sinsheim, Heidelberg, Baden, Germany, her father, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bender, was 47 and her mother, Susanna Katharina Mueller, was 30. She married Friedrich Bender on 11 October 1888, in Eschelbach, Sinsheim, Heidelberg, Baden, Germany. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 6 September 1938, in her hometown, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Friedrich Bender
Emilie Bender
Marriage: 11 October 1888
Georg Friedrich Bender
Emma Bender
Karl Friedrich Bender
Gustav Bender
Lina Luise Bender
Martin Bender
Wilhelm Friedrich Bender
Emilie Bender

Spouse and Children

11 October 1888
Eschelbach, Sinsheim, Heidelberg, Baden, Germany


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Johann Christoph Friedrich Bender


    Susanna Katharina Mueller




World Events (5)


Age 23

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Age 47

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 47

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name for a cooper, a short form of Fassbender .2 English: from an agent derivative of Old English bendan ‘to bend (the bow)’, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for an archer. Compare Benbow .3 Hungarian: from bender ‘curl’, hence a nickname for someone with curly hair.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Emilie Bender, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Emilie Bender in entry for Friedrich Bender, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Emilie Bender in entry for Martin Bender and Marie Kratt, "Germany Marriages, 1558-1929"

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