Henry Behnstedt

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Henry Behnstedt

Birthplace: Germany
Immediate Family:

Husband of Christina Behnstedt
Father of Henrietta Louise Brooks; Freda Behnstedt; Olga Behnstedt; John Behnstedt; Henry Behnstedt and 2 others

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About Henry Behnstedt

According to U.S. Naturlalization Records, Henry was naturalized August 20, 1879

According to the U.S. Army enlistmnt registry, Henry enlisted on March 10, 1876 in Cleveland, Ohio for a period of 5 years. He was born in Germany, 21 years old at the time and his occupation was listed as Musician. He was 5' 7" and had grey eyes, light hair and a light complexion. He was assigned to the 20th infantry, and deserted July 9, 1878.

According to the 1900 census, taken when Henry was 45, he was born in Gemany in October of 1854. He had been married to Christina for 19 years and they were living in New York City, New York with 7 children; John (17), Clementena (16), Henrietta (15), Hedrick (12), Olga (10), Freda (6), and Henry (2 months).

The next census in 1910 lists them in Bronx, New York. Clementine (Clementena) is now 26 and married. Hedrick, Olga, Freda and Henry are living at home.

In 1920, they are living in Queens, New York with Olga and Henry still at home. Also living with them is Laurence Thompson (5), he is listed as a grandson.

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Henry Behnstedt's Timeline

August 1882
Age 27
September 31, 1883
Age 28
February 7, 1887
Age 32
July 1887
Age 32
September 1889
Age 34
April 1894
Age 39
April 1900
Age 45