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 Adelia <I>Weston</I> Behnke

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Adelia Weston Behnke

  • Birth 2 Nov 1878 Mayville, Dodge County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Death 22 May 1909 Oconto County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Burial Gillett, Oconto County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Plot S2 / R3
  • Memorial ID 107785368

My great-grandmother. She left a husband and three young children, who also mourned the loss of a baby daughter/ sister.

Married to Karl August Ferdinand Behnke on August 12, 1899. They had four children: Robert Behnke, Herbert Behnke, Helena Behnke, and May Behnke. Adelia died from infection shortly after May's birth (and subsequent death) in 1909. My grandmother Helena used to say she could remember her mother sitting with May's little tiny casket on her lap.

Adelia was born to Gardner Weston and Ernestine Sell Weston in Dodge County, WI.


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  • Maintained by: vvesper
  • Originally Created by: Dawn Schuster
  • Added: 3 Apr 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 107785368
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Adelia Weston Behnke (2 Nov 1878–22 May 1909), Find A Grave Memorial no. 107785368, citing Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery, Gillett, Oconto County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by vvesper (contributor 48146831) .