Martin Bender

1897–Male
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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Family Time Line

Friedrich Bender
1850–
Emilie Bender
1867–1938
Georg Friedrich Bender
1889–1861
Emma Bender
1891–
Karl Friedrich Bender
1892–
Gustav Bender
1894–1895
Lina Luise Bender
1895–1895
Martin Bender
1897–
Wilhelm Friedrich Bender
1899–1899
Emilie Bender
1903–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1914

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.
1918

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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Sources (1)

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

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