Alwina Bender

11 February 1904–9 February 1985 (Age 81)
Bellevue, Huron, Ohio, United States

The Life of Alwina

When Alwina Bender was born on 11 February 1904, in Bellevue, Huron, Ohio, United States, her father, Henry P. Bender, was 29 and her mother, Rosa H. Mueller, was 27. She married Milton Andrew Bruckner on 24 November 1923, in Huron, Ohio, United States. She died on 9 February 1985, in her hometown, at the age of 80.

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Milton Andrew Bruckner
Alwina Bender
Marriage: 24 November 1923

Spouse and Children

    Milton Andrew Bruckner



24 November 1923
Huron, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Henry P. Bender


    Rosa H. Mueller




World Events (3)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
1953 · Ohio state oficially admitted into the Union

Age 49

President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a law recognizing that Ohio was admitted into the Union, since it had previously slipped through the cracks. The official date of admittance was agreed upon as March 1, 1803, ratified as of May 19, 1953.

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)

  • Alwina Bender, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Alwina C. E. Bender, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Ohio, County Marriages, 1774-1993

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