Gladyce C "Gladys" Behnke

Female9 December 1916–31 July 2013

Brief Life History of Gladyce C "Gladys"

When Gladyce C "Gladys" Behnke was born on 9 December 1916, in Brillion, Calumet, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Friedrich William "Fred" Behnke, was 28 and her mother, Helen "Lena" Glasow, was 23. She married John C Zutz on 17 June 1939, in Brillion, Calumet, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Hilbert, Calumet, Wisconsin, United States in 2013 and Kiel, Calumet, Wisconsin, United States in 2013. She died on 31 July 2013, in Kiel, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Collins, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States.

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John C Zutz
Gladyce C "Gladys" Behnke
Marriage: 17 June 1939
Jo Delle J Zutz

Sources (4)

  • Gladys Behnke in household of Fred N Behnke, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gladyce C. Behnke Zutz, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Glaydce Zutz in household of John C Zutz, "United States Census, 1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 June 1939Brillion, Calumet, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

    Age 3

    The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.

    1942 · The Japanese American internment

    Age 26

    Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Erna, Erwin, Heinz, Otto, Alfons, Arno, Eldor, Hans, Hermann, Inge, Manfred.

    North German: from a pet form of the personal name Bernhard . Compare Bankey .

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

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