Peter Brehm

13 March 1868–4 December 1954 (Age 86)
Kamyshin Uyezd, Saratovskaya Guberniya, Russian Empire

The Life of Peter

When Peter Brehm was born on 13 March 1868, in Kamyshin Uyezd, Saratovskaya Guberniya, Russian Empire, his father, Johann Georg Brehm, was 32 and his mother, Anna Maria Krieger, was 27. He married Catharina Elisabeth Krieger on 7 February 1887, in Kamyshin Uyezd, Saratovskaya Guberniya, Russian Empire. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Hall, Nebraska, United States in 1920. He died on 4 December 1954, in Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, United States.

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Peter Brehm
Catharina Elisabeth Krieger
Marriage: 7 February 1887
Heinrich Brehm
Magdalena Brehm
Margaretha Brehm
Conrad Brehm

Spouse and Children

7 February 1887
Kamyshin Uyezd, Saratovskaya Guberniya, Russian Empire


Parents and Siblings

    Johann Georg Brehm


    Anna Maria Krieger




    Catharina Brehm



    Emilie Brehm


    Conrad Brehm




+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

War and Peace by Lev Tolstoy (1828-1910) published.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 26

Nicholas II crowned emperor.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Peter Brehm, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Peter Brehm, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Peter Brehm, "United States Census, 1930"

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