Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Behrendts in:
 • Saint Joseph Cemetery
 • River Grove
 • Cook County
 • Illinois
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Agnes Behrendt
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: 1893
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 24, 1915

Loving daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Behrendt.

Agnes and her sister, Gertrude, perished in the S.S. Eastland Disaster on the Chicago River.

A lake passenger steamer, the S. S. Eastland had been chartered by Chicago's Western Electric Company to transport the company's employees (and their families), to their annual picnic in Michigan City, Indiana.

At 7:28 a.m., still moored to her Chicago River dock and with 2,572 people on board, the S. S. Eastland began to list. The steamship managed to briefly right herself before slowly rolling on her side.

844 people died that day in what would turn out to be Chicago's worst disaster ever.

Family links: 
  Frank Behrendt (1863 - 1944)
  Mathilde Klinger Behrendt (1867 - 1944)
  Agnes Behrendt (1893 - 1915)
  Mathilda Behrendt (1895 - 1985)*
  Gertrude Behrendt (1898 - 1915)*
  George William Behrendt (1900 - 1971)*
  Medard A. Behrendt (1902 - 1970)*
  Joseph Matthews Behrendt (1905 - 1995)*
  Arthur Bartholemew Behrendt (1907 - 1995)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Joseph Cemetery
River Grove
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section F, Block 10, Lot 25
Created by: Jill
Record added: Oct 14, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16171981
Agnes Behrendt
Added by: Mary Arvidson
Agnes Behrendt
Added by: Mary Arvidson
Agnes Behrendt
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Richard Fischer
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Calmly Searching
 Added: Dec. 22, 2014

- Steven F. Baird
 Added: Jul. 27, 2009

- Calmly Searching
 Added: Dec. 27, 2013
There are 13 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED