Pender

I. P. Pender

Private, Btry. F, 81st Div., 316th Regt., F. A. Born in Edgecombe County; son of F. H. and Mrs. Elza Pender. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Tarboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France Aug. 5, 1918. Returned to USA June 9, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., …

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Bender Ancestors

The bulk of the Bender family in this country has come to be identified with that group of early Americans known as the “Pennsylvania Dutch”. The early English settlers coined this term and although they really meant to say “Deutsch”, meaning German, the word soon became corrupted into “Dutch”. They applied this name to those German, Swiss and even French Huguenots who had arrived here in the 1700’s and settled first in that small area roughly defined as south-central and eastern Pennsylvania.

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