Richard Otto Emil Behling

Brief Life History of Richard Otto Emil

When Richard Otto Emil Behling was born on 16 April 1902, in Cammin, Pomerania, Prussia, Germany, his father, Albert Ferdinand Ludwig Behling, was 50 and his mother, Anna Auguste Emilie Barkow, was 42. He married Frieda Wilhelmina Louise Boldt on 10 April 1928, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He immigrated to Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1904 and lived in Ferron Election Precinct, Emery, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 2 March 2002, in Ferron, Emery, Utah, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Ferron City Cemetery, Ferron, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Otto Emil Behling
Frieda Wilhelmina Louise Boldt
Marriage: 10 April 1928
Norman Richard Behling
June Behling
Jed Erwin Behling
Frieda Kay Behling
Sonja Behling

Sources (33)

  • Richard Emil Behling, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Richard Otto Emil Behling, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Richard Otto Emil Behling, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.


Switzerland organizes Red Cross units during World War I.


St. Moritz, Switzerland hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Otto, Hans, Kurt, Erwin, Ewald, Heinz, Monika, Reinhold.


habitational name from Behling in the Ruhr district (near Hagen), or possibly from Behlingen, Württemberg, Lower Saxony, Bavaria, or Belingen (Rhineland-Palatinate).

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

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