|Birth: ||Dec. 11, 1863, Germany|
|Death: ||Mar. 17, 1938|
His birthplace is listed as Asfriesland, Germany on his death certificate but I can not locate a place with that name. It could be Ostfriesland (Eastern Germany). Also have seen name listed as Johann Hinrich Behrends.
Father: H Behrends
Anna Catharina Weber in 1884
St John Lutheran Church, Lizard, Pocahontas, Iowa
50th Anniversary photo in "Interments" (see sources below).
Henry (Lena), Andrew (Helen Story), Lydia (Carl Frederick Sjogren), Grace (John Saathoff), George, Ann, Otto, Mattie, Rank.
Came to the United States - 1880 age 17 and settled ?
Salinas, Kansas (worked near for many years)
Abt 1884-1910 Gilmore City, Iowa
(1909 - went to Texas in search of land)
23 Dec 1910 - 1929 moved his wife and children to Kress, Swisher, Texas
1929 - 1932 Hereford, Texas
1932 - 1938 moved back to Kress, Swisher, Texas. Lived with son Rank until his death.
Religion: Lutheran Church
"Interments in Swisher County, Texas and Vicinity 1890-1990." Tule Creek Genealogical Society, Kress, Texas, pg 39.
Death Certificate of Anna Catherina Behrends, #20911, Texas Department of Health Bureau of Vital Statistics. (available for free at familysearch.org).
Death Certificate of John Henry Behrends, #15258, Texas Department of Health Bureau of Vital Statistics. (available for free at familysearch.org).
Death Certificate of Rank J Behrends, #9383, Texas Department of Health Bureau of Vital Statistics. (available for free at familysearch.org).
"Windmilling in Swisher County, Texas. Swisher County Historical Commission." pg 157-158.
Klapp family Tree by CarolW16@ancestry.com
(marriage place and alternate name spellings).
Anna Catharina Weber Behrends (1868 - 1940)
Lydia Albertina Behrends Sjogren (1894 - 1976)*
Rank J Behrends (1896 - 1942)*
Otto Edward Behrends (1900 - 1931)*
Plot: Lot 15
Created by: Sharon Bart
Record added: Jan 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63913520