Anna Behrens

Female9 December 1812–25 May 1841

Brief Life History of Anna

When Anna Behrens was born on 9 December 1812, her father, Hinrich Behrens, was 28 and her mother, Anna Metta Dittmer, was 17. She married Joachim Diedrich Ehlen on 13 October 1837, in Sittensen, Rotenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 25 May 1841, in Burgsittensen, Zeven, Hanover, Prussia, Germany, at the age of 28, and was buried in Burgsittensen, Zeven, Hanover, Prussia, Germany.

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Joachim Diedrich Ehlen
Anna Behrens
Marriage: 13 October 1837
Johann Hinrich Ehlen
Anna Metta Ehlen
Engel Catharina Ehlen

Sources (16)

  • Anna Ehlen, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Anna Behrens Ehlen, "Germany Deaths and Burials, 1582-1958"
  • Anna Behrens in entry for Jochen Diederich Ehlers, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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  • Marriage
    13 October 1837Sittensen, Rotenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (2)

    1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

    Age 1

    On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.


    Age 2

    The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Erwin, Hans, Erna, Ernst, Frieda, Guenther, Bernhard, Claus, Elke.

    North German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from Behrend , a variant of Bernhard . According to documentary evidence, for Germans, the earlier form Be(h)rendes was generally replaced by Behrens during the 17th century. Jews used the personal name Behrend because its initial sounds are close to those of the common Yiddish name Ber .

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

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