Ida C Hershberger

1876–1945 (Age 68)
Salisbury, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ida C

When Ida C Hershberger was born on 9 July 1876, in Salisbury, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Elias D Hershberger, was 40 and her mother, Elisabeth Miller, was 34. She married Christian W Bender on 11 October 1898, in Salisbury, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Elk Lick Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States for about 50 years. She died on 6 February 1945, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Ida C Hershberger
Christian W Bender
Marriage: 11 October 1898
Floyd C Bender
Lewis C. Bender
Omar C. Bender
Lena Bender
Myra Bender
Harvey Bender
Verda Bender
Della Bender
Fannie Bender

Spouse & Children

11 October 1898
Salisbury, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States


  • Male1899–1984Male

  • Lewis C. Bender


  • Male1902–1970Male

  • Female1904–1955Female

  • Myra Bender


+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Elias D Hershberger


  • Elisabeth Miller




+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 1

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

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

Americanized spelling of German or Jewish variant spelling of Herschberger .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ida Bender in household of Christian Bender, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ida Hershberger in household of Elias Hershberger, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ida Bender in household of Christ W Bender, "United States Census, 1910"

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