Martha Bender

28 August 1873–1953 (Age 79)
Roxborough, Stormont, Upper Canada, British Colonial America

The Life of Martha

When Martha Bender was born on 28 August 1873, in Roxborough, Stormont, Upper Canada, British Colonial America, her father, William George Bender, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane McBride, was 28. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Charles Frank McNett. She lived in Ontario, Canada in 1873. She died in 1953, in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 80.

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Charles Frank McNett
Martha Bender
Joseph E Mcnett
Anna Mcnett
Lucile Mcnett

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    Joseph E Mcnett


    Anna Mcnett


    Lucile Mcnett


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 10

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Martha M Mcnutt in household of Charles F Mcnutt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Martha Mcnett in household of Charles Mcnett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martha Bender in entry for Joseph E. Mcnett and Thelma L. Anderson, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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