VONBEHREN Family

First Generation

1. John Fred1 VonBehren(5498) was born in Cincinnati, Hamilton Co, OH March 29, 1853. John died April 5, 1919 at 66 years of age.

He married Caroline Lehrman in Stanwood, Fremont Twp, Cedar Co, IA, November 2, 1879. Caroline was born April 1, 1856. (Additional notes for Caroline Lehrman(5499)) Caroline died October 18, 1925 at 69 years of age. In the 1880 census Fremont, Cedar, Iowa, page 21, Frederic VonBehren (age 26) is listed with his wife Caroline (age 24). Both Frederic and Caroline's parents were born in Prussia.

In the 1900 census Fremont Twp, Cedar Co, Iowa page 103, John H VonBehren (age 47) is recorded with his wife Caroline (age 44), Fredrick (age 19), Rosa (age 18), Ida (age 16), Emma (age 14), Henry (age 13), Vina (age 11), Amelia (age 6). They have been married for 21 years and have had 11 children with 7 living at the time of the census.

John Fred VonBehren and Caroline Lehrman had the following children:

child 2 i. Fredrick2 VonBehren was born in Stanwood, Fremont Twp, Cedar Co, IA July 29, 1880. Fredrick died May 11, 1946 at 65 years of age.

child 3 ii. Rosa VonBehren(5500) was born in Stanwood, Fremont Twp, Cedar Co, IA September 30, 1881. Rosa died August 4, 1967 at 85 years of age.

child 4 iii. Ida Maria Clare VonBehren(5501) was born in Fremont Twp, Cedar Co, Iowa April 17, 1883. Ida died August 7, 1973 in Bensenville, DuPage Co, IL, at 90 years of age. She married Diedrich Heinrich Gallmeyer in Stanwood, Fremont Twp, Cedar Co, IA, February 22, 1906. I have a note that the wedding date was April 1908. Need to check.

Diedrich was born in Milan Twp, Allen Co, IN March 4, 1880. Diedrich was the son of Dietrich Wilhelm Gallmeyer and Catharina Wilhelmine Luehrs. Diedrich died November 1962 in Stanwood, Fremont Twp, Cedar Co, IA, at 82 years of age. (See Diedrich Heinrich Gallmeyer for the continuation of this line.)

child 5 iv. Emma VonBehren was born in Stanwood, Fremont Twp, Cedar Co, IA September 1885.

child 6 v. Henry J VonBehren(5502) was born in Stanwood, Fremont Twp, Cedar Co, IA April 14, 1887. Henry died February 7, 1956 at 68 years of age.

child 7 vi. Alvina VonBehren(5503) was born in Stanwood, Fremont Twp, Cedar Co, IA April 21, 1889. Alvina died November 18, 1950 at 61 years of age.

child 8 vii. Amelia VonBehren(5504) was born in Stanwood, Fremont Twp, Cedar Co, IA May 26, 1894. Amelia died April 14, 1962 at 67 years of age.

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