Henry Peter Brehm

1893–1961 (Age 67)
Sutton, Clay, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Henry Peter

When Henry Peter Brehm was born on 10 May 1893, in Sutton, Clay, Nebraska, United States, his father, Conrad Brehm, was 23 and his mother, Magdalena Ross, was 26. He married Mabel Ruth Brewer on 8 June 1919. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 25 February 1961, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Lincoln Memorial Park, Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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Henry Peter Brehm
Mabel Ruth Brewer
Marriage: 8 June 1919
Milton Dale Brehm
Verda Jean Brehm
Jere Lou Brehm

Spouse & Children

8 June 1919


  • Male1920–1985Male

  • Verda Jean Brehm


  • Jere Lou Brehm


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 South German: nickname for a restless, cantankerous man, from Middle High German brem(e) ‘horsefly’, a derivative of bremen ‘to buzz or grumble’.2 German: topographic or habitational name from a field named with Brem ‘swampy bank’, simply as Brehm, Brem, or Bräm, or in compounds such as Bremgarten, Bremkamp. In Switzerland the regular spelling of this name is Bräm.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Henry R Brehm, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Brehm in household of Conrad Brehm, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry P Brehm, "United States Census, 1920"

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