Della W Behn

Brief Life History of Della W

When Della W Behn was born on 21 April 1897, in Weyauwega, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Friedrich Joachim Ludwig Wilhelm Behn, was 22 and her mother, Emma Helen Mittelstadt, was 20. She had at least 1 daughter with Louis Adholf Raehl. She lived in Lind, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1930. She died on 6 June 1984, in Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 87.

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Louis Adholf Raehl
Della W Behn
LaVall Emma Raehl

Sources (4)

  • Adella M Behn in household of Fred C Behn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dela Behn, "Wisconsin, Births and Christenings, 1826-1926"
  • Della W Roehl in household of Louis A Roehl, "United States Census, 1930"

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.


The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning


from a short form of the personal name Bernhard .

in some cases perhaps a variant of Bein , from Middle Low German bēn ‘bone, leg’, a nickname for someone with an irregularity.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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