Emilie Bender (1876 - 1897)

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Manhattan County, New York

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Gary Bender

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Erica M Bender

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Franklin Swartz

Franklin Swartz

Glenn Lawrence Zimmerman / Bender

Glenn Lawrence Zimmerman / Bender

Tillie (Bender) Prather, Kansas

Tillie (Bender) Prather, Kansas

Othilia Bertha (Bender) Prather

Othilia Bertha (Bender) Prather

Othilia Bertha (Bender) Prather

Othilia Bertha (Bender) Prather

Othilia Bertha (Bender) Prather wedding

Othilia Bertha (Bender) Prather wedding

Jean Bender

Jean Bender

Dora Bender

Dora Bender

Jacques Bender

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1876 - In the year that Emilie Bender was born, on July 4th, the United States celebrated its centennial. There were parades, music, speeches and fireworks - even in Union Square in New York City. Suffragettes also marched for equal rights and the vote for women.

1884 - Emilie was merely 8 years old when on August 5th, the cornerstone for the base of the Statue of Liberty - a gift from the people of France - was laid. 120,000 people - most donations were $1 - donated to the completion of the base. An 1883 poem by Emma Lazarus was also written to raise funds. That poem was included in the base of the statue and is well known today. The most famous phrase: "Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!" cries she
With silent lips. "Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"

1885 - When she was only 9 years old, on June 17th, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor. Two hundred thousand people and hundreds of boats greeted the statue. It had to be assembled but that had to wait until the pedestal was completed the following April.

1896 - Emilie was 20 years old when in April, the first study on global warming due to CO2 - carbon dioxide - in the atmosphere was published by Swedish scientist Svante Arrhenius. Arrhenius concluded that human activity due to the Industrial Revolution would amplify CO2 in the atmosphere, causing a greenhouse effect. His conclusions have been extensively tested in the ensuing 100+ years and are still seen to hold true.

1897 - In the year of Emilie Bender's passing, on March 4th, William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States. He had beaten William Jennings Bryan in the 1896 election by 51% to 46.7% in the popular vote. Six months into his second term as President, McKinley was assassinated.

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Emilie Bender died on August 2, 1897 in New York at 21 years old. No cause of death has been listed. She was born around 1876. There is no information about Emilie's immediate family.

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