Genevieve Cass

20 April 1911–2002 (Age 90)
Fairbanks Township, Renville, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Genevieve

When Genevieve Cass was born on 20 April 1911, in Fairbanks Township, Renville, North Dakota, United States, her father, Jehiel Hiley Cass, was 43 and her mother, Effie Todd, was 23. She married Adolph C Brehe on 11 October 1933, in Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Sully, South Dakota, United States in 1935 and Garner Township, Sully, South Dakota, United States in 1940. She died in 2002, in Pueblo, Colorado, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Onida, Sully, South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Adolph C Brehe
Genevieve Cass
Marriage: 11 October 1933
Eugene Dale Brehe

Spouse and Children

    Adolph C Brehe



11 October 1933
Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota, United States


    Eugene Dale Brehe


Parents and Siblings

    Jehiel Hiley Cass






    Jeheil George Cass


    Hattie Eve Cass



World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · The Ludlow Massacre

Age 3

On April 20, 1914, the Colorado national Guard and the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company guards, attacked striking coal miners in Ludlow, Colorado, killing 25 people, including miners, women, and children.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval female personal name Cass, a short form of Cassandra. This was the name (of uncertain, possibly non-Greek, origin) of an illfated Trojan prophetess of classical legend, condemned to foretell the future but never be believed; her story was well known and widely popular in medieval England.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Genevieve Boehe in household of Adolph Ch Boehe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mrs Genevieve Brehe, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Genevieve Cass Brehe, "Find A Grave Index"

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