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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Wallace R Cumpsten
1898–1951
Catherine Caroline Behler
1894–1964
Marriage: 3 April 1922
Lorraine Frances Cumpsten
1923–1971
Elsie Ray Cumpsten
1931–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 April 1922
Orleans, Louisiana, United States
children

(2)

    Lorraine Frances Cumpsten

    Female1923–1971Female

    Elsie Ray Cumpsten

    Female1931–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Frederick Behler

    Male–1920Male

    Anna Bruns

    Female1871–Female

siblings

(1)

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.

Possible Related Names

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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.