Classification scheme: 
Hist.Mss.1.298 (s.c.)

Title: Beatrice Bender fonds

Dates of creation: [19--?]

Physical description: 2 pages of textual records

Biographical sketch:  Beatrice Brenneman (1921-2007) was the daughter of Daniel Brenneman (1895-1957) of East Zorra Township. She married Ivan Bender in 1941. During the First World War, Daniel Brenneman and Willie Brenneman were picked up by the military and taken to London, Ontario where they were detained for several weeks. Leaders in the Amish Mennonite church worked to have them released.

Custodial history: Donated to the Archives in 2016 by Larry Bender.

Scope and content: A  handwritten document called "Dad's experiences in World War I" in which Beatrice records her father's story of the detainment, and a transcription.

Notes: For photographs related to this family search the Mennonite Archival Image Database.
Further materials related to this family may be found by searching the Archives and Library.
Original archival description created 2016 by Laureen Harder-Gissing.


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