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We will list all Families, by Earliest Ancestor and Line Leader who wish to be listed.  We hope that eventually, all families will be listed on this page.   We also hope to eventually locate descendants of each family and to arrange their participation in the DNA project.  (Participation in the DNA Project is not a requirement for listing on this page, but we will indicate families who have a man representing them in the DNA Project .)


  • Hans Heinrich Bender b 5/2/1668 Rheinland/Palatinate Region of Germany m Elizabeth Ann Nissley - Landis Lee Bender II [landisb AT]
    • Hans Georg Bender b 12/29/1669 m Kathrina Hostetter
      • Johann Georg Bender b 4/24/1722 m Maria Regina Kraemer
        • Johann Heinrich Bender b 4/8/1759 Mount Joy, Lancaster, PA / Married Elizabeth Schneider
          • Emanuel Peter Bender b 12/25/1791 Milford Township, Somerset (then Bedford), PA m Susannah Wilt
            • Benjamin Franklin Bender b 1/6/1823 Stoystown, Somerset, PA m Sarah Jane Young
              • Francis Seigel Bender b 1/23/1863 Shade Township, Somerset, PA m Anna Ellen Miller
                • Homer Morris Bender b 9/21/1896 Shade Township, Somerset, PA m Gertrude Goldie Bowser
  • Johan George Bender b 1796 Berks Co., PA d 1851 m Mary Failor - Nancy Bender Miller [stampen AT]
    • Andrew Failor Bender b 1821 Cumberland Co., PA m Sarah Kisor
      • Henry J. Bender b 1859 Sycamore, Crawford Co., OH m Isabel Rowena Cross
        • Searl Andrew Bender b 1888 Sycamore, Wyandot Co., OH m Jennie Amelia Jacobsen 90565

Please note that a pedigree does not include any marriage information, any death information, or any details on the wife.  It is intended to allow a researcher to identify a family of interest.  It is NOT intended to provide all of the information that is known on this family.  Often, something special is listed on the first generation, as usually little is known about him. 

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