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BEHEN Francis P.

Male Abt 1852 - 1927  (~ 75 years)


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  • Name BEHEN Francis P. 
    Nickname Frank 
    Born Abt 1852  Wabash, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 9 Aug 1870  Chester, Wabash Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Family listed under M. Bahan
    Census 1880  Toledo, Lucas Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1879/80  Toledo, Lucas Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    and worked as a blacksmith 
    Census 20 Apr 1910  Detroit, Wayne Co, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Misc 1911 
    was a bachelor 
    • Francis (Frank) reports being a bachelor when he married Anna in 1911, it is highly unlikely there were any children from this union.
    Census 6 Jan 1920  Detroit, Wayne Co, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Frank had married an Anna between 1910 and 1920. The name of his landlord in 1910 was Anna Winters. His wife Anna in 1920 has the same birth date and place as the landlord Anna from 1910. A further search revealed a marriage record for Frank and Anna in Essex Co., Canada.
    Died 27 Jun 1927  Chicago, Cook Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8, 9
    • Frank was listed as a brother of Michael in Michael's obituary (1922). There was no mention of Frank in his other brother, Daniel's obituary in 1927. There as has been no record of Frank found in the 1930 census and wife Anna is listed as a widow in the 1930 census.
    Buried Rosehill Cemetery, Cook Co., Chicago IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Notes 
    • Middle initial P. is given in the 1879-1880 Toledo, OH city directory.
    Person ID I32  Behen
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2010 

    Father BEHEN Andrew,   b. 1815, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1866, Largo, Wabash Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother DOWLING Mary,   b. 1812, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1894, Jacksonville, Morgan Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married Abt 1835  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Their first child John was born in Ireland, I am making the assumption they were married in Ireland.
    Family ID F11  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family MENDA Anna,   b. 26 Jun 1851, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1935, Chicago, Cook Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 3 May 1911  Essex Co., Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • On the marriage record Frank reports fathers name as Andrew and mother name as Mary Darling. Frank also reports being a bachelor.


      Anna gives fathers name as Christian and mother as Barbara. Anna reports being a widow.

      Both Frank and Anna give address as Detroit, MI
    Frank Behan-Anna Winters Marriage
    Frank Behan-Anna Winters Marriage
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F46  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S50] 1860 Lagro, Wabash Co., IN-Andrew Bahan, Year: 1860; Census Place: Lagro, Wabash, Indiana; Roll: M653_304; Page: 295; Image: 295. (Reliability: 2).
      1860 list a daughter(?) Frances born in Pennsylvannia, age 12. This is the only piece of data which does not fit with other known facts. Michael's obituary states a brother Frank, not a sister.

    2. [S141] Death Certificate-Frank Behan (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S131] 1870-Chester, Wabash Co., IN-Mary Behan (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S127] 1880-Toledo, Lucas Co., OH-Mary Bean (Behan) (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S128] City Directory-Toledo, OH (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S132] 1910-Detroit, Wayne Co., MI-Frank Behan (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S133] 1920-Detroit, Wayne Co., MI-Frank Behan (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S139] Cemetery Records-Rosehill Cemetery-Chicago, IL (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S140] Death Records-Illinois (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S78] 1850 Spring Garden, Philadelphia, PA-Andrew Bean (Reliability: 2).

    11. [S134] Marriages-Ontario, Canada (Reliability: 2).