Frederick Behrend

May 1873–10 February 1961 (Age 87)
Racine, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Frederick

Frederick Behrend was born in May 1873, in Racine, Wisconsin, United States as the son of Gustav Behrend and Mary Demuth. He married Margaret Becker on 9 May 1893, in Racine, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Racine, Racine, Wisconsin, United States for about 20 years. He died on 10 February 1961, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Racine, Racine, Wisconsin, United States.

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Frederick Behrend
Margaret Becker
Marriage: 9 May 1893
Arthur Joseph Behrend
Mabel Behrend

Spouse and Children


    Margaret Becker


9 May 1893
Racine, Wisconsin, United States



    Mabel Behrend




Parents and Siblings

    Gustav Behrend


    Mary Demuth




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 10

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from a variant of the personal name Bernd, a short form of Bernhard .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fred Behreat, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fred Behrend, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frederick Behrend, "United States Census, 1930"

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