Martin Luther Behrens

11 April 1903–3 January 1985 (Age 81)
Mason, Texas, United States

The Life of Martin Luther

When Martin Luther Behrens was born on 11 April 1903, in Mason, Texas, United States, his father, Emil Gustaf Behrens, was 24 and his mother, Myrtle Sarah Looney, was 18. He had at least 2 sons with Leonora Odelia Mayo. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Mason, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 3 January 1985, in Mason, Texas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Gooch Cemetery, Mason, Mason, Texas, United States.

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Martin Luther Behrens
Leonora Odelia Mayo
Gratton Osborn Behrens
Damon Martin Behrens

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    Gratton Osborn Behrens


    Damon Martin Behrens


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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 2

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from Behrend , variant of Bernhard . According to documentary evidence, the earlier form Be(h)rendes was generally replaced by Behrens during the 17th century.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Martin L Berkens in household of Emil G Berkens, "United States Census, 1920"

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