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J. Clemens Bender

"History of Shelby County, Ohio"
by A.B.C. Hitchcock; Sidney, Ohio; 1913
Richmond-Arnold Pub. Co.; Chicago, IL.
Page 465

J. CLEMENS BENDER, residing two and one-half miles southwest of Fort Loramie, O., where he rents an improved farm of 320 acres, lying in section II, McLean township, is one of the representative citizens of this section and a member of an old Ohio family. He was born in this farm, and is a son of John and Mary (Heilers) Bender.
John Bender was born in Auglaize county, O., and grew to manhood there and engaged in farm pursuits. He married Mary Heilers, who was reared at Minster, O., and they then came to this farm in McLean township and here. Mrs. Bender died when her son J. Clemens was only seven years of age. There were five children, namely: John, who is deceased; J. Clemens; and Mary and Katie, who live at home; and Clara, who is deceased.
J. Clemens Bender obtained his education in the Walkup Special School District and then assisted his father and since the fall of 1911 has had entire charge of the home place, carrying on general farming and raising stock for home use. He married Miss Emma Seger, who is a daughter of John Seger, of Fort Loramie, O. The whole family belongs to St. Michael's Catholic church. Mr. Bender votes with the democratic party.


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