Florence Hester Bender

4 May 1907–13 November 1987 (Age 80)
Linn Creek, Camden, Missouri, United States

The Life of Florence Hester

When Florence Hester Bender was born on 4 May 1907, in Linn Creek, Camden, Missouri, United States, her father, William Troy Bender, was 47 and her mother, Anna Florence Reynolds, was 22. She had at least 1 son with Otis Winford Tate. She lived in Osage Township, Camden, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 13 November 1987, in Costa Mesa, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Otis Winford Tate
Florence Hester Bender
William Joseph Tate

Spouse and Children



    William Joseph Tate


Parents and Siblings



    William Troy "Jack" Bender Jr


    Beulah Pearl Bender



    Nellie Mildred Bender


    James Milton "Jim" Bender


World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 3

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Eula H Bender in household of William T Bender, "United States Census, 1910"

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