Martin Bender

Eschelbach, Sinsheim, Heidelberg, Baden, Germany

The Life of Martin

When Martin Bender was born on 7 January 1897, in Eschelbach, Sinsheim, Heidelberg, Baden, Germany, his father, Friedrich Bender, was 46 and his mother, Emilie Bender, was 29.

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Friedrich Bender
Emilie Bender
Georg Friedrich Bender
Emma Bender
Karl Friedrich Bender
Gustav Bender
Lina Luise Bender
Martin Bender
Wilhelm Friedrich Bender
Emilie Bender

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World Events (3)


Age 17

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 17

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.

Age 21

Armistice ending World War I.

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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  • Martin Bender, "Germany Marriages, 1558-1929"

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