Theodore Henry Brandis Jr

Brief Life History of Theodore Henry

Theodore Henry Brandis Jr was born on 2 March 1886, in Illinois, United States. He married Helen Jensen on 31 August 1910, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 30 years. He died on 4 March 1986, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 100.

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Theodore Henry Brandis Jr
Helen Jensen
Marriage: 31 August 1910
Phyllis Marie Brandis
Dorothy "Dot" Brandis
Evelyn Nell Brandis
Theodore Brandis Jr

Sources (11)

  • Theodore H Brandis, "United States Census, 1950"
  • Theodore H Brandis, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920"
  • Theodore Henry Brandis, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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1912 · The Girl Scouts

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Name Meaning

Swiss German and German: habitational name from a former Brandis castle in Emmental near Bern, Switzerland, or from any of the places so named in Saxony, Germany.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Brandeis .

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

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