Harriet Markle

12 April 1876–1961 (Age 84)
Fishing Creek MM, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Harriet

When Harriet Markle was born on 12 April 1876, in Fishing Creek MM, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Monroe Markle, was 40 and her mother, Rebecca Matilda Dodder, was 35. She married Jacob Le Roy Bender on 8 January 1908, in Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died in 1961, at the age of 85.

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Jacob Le Roy Bender
Harriet Markle
Marriage: 8 January 1908

Spouse and Children

8 January 1908
Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Rebecca Matilda Dodder




    Mary A Markle


    Jessie Agnus Markle


    Lizzie Jane Markle




+3 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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of German and Dutch Markel .2 Scottish and English: habitational name from Markle in Lothian, Scotland, or from Much Marcle or Little Marcle in Herefordshire, England, named in Old English with mearc ‘boundary’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Hattie Markle in household of Monroe Markle, "United States Census, 1880"

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