Catherine Caroline Behler

26 April 1894–7 January 1964 (Age 69)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Catherine Caroline

Catherine Caroline Behler was born on 26 April 1894, in Louisiana, United States as the daughter of Frederick Behler and Anna Bruns. She married Wallace R Cumpsten on 3 April 1922, in Orleans, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1920 and New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1940. She died on 7 January 1964, in Jefferson, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

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Wallace R Cumpsten
Catherine Caroline Behler
Marriage: 3 April 1922
Lorraine Frances Cumpsten
Elsie Ray Cumpsten

Spouse and Children

3 April 1922
Orleans, Louisiana, United States


    Lorraine Frances Cumpsten


    Elsie Ray Cumpsten


Parents and Siblings

    Frederick Behler


    Anna Bruns




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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 4

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

German:1. habitational name for someone from either of two places named Behla, near Donau-Eschingen or on the Netze river in eastern Germany. 2. variant of Böhling ( see Bohling ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Katie Behler in household of Annie Behler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Catherine Cumpsten in household of Wallace Cumpsten, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Catherine C Beh Ler, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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