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BEHEN Edward Stanton  BEHEN Edward Stanton[1]
Male 1888 - 1959

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  • Nickname  Ed 
    Birth  12 Dec 1888  Bloomington, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Edward's birth certificate list parents as Michael Behm age 43 and Lizzie Behm (Stanton) age 35. Place of birth Bloomington, McLean, IL.
    Edward S. Behen-birth certificate
    Edward S. Behen-birth certificate
    Status: Located. Birth certificate of Edward Stanton Behen, son of Michael J. and Libbie Behen.
    Christened 
    Edward S. Behen-baptismal certificate
    Edward S. Behen-baptismal certificate
    Status: Located. Baptismal certificate of Edward Stanton Behen, son of Michael and Libbie Behen.
    Gender  Male 
    Baptism  13 Jan 1889  Holy Trinity, Bloomington, McLean Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • Edward baptismal record is from Holy Trinity Church in Bloomington, IL. Baptism record gives a birth date of December 19th which contradicts the birth certificate of December 12.
    Census  1900  Bloomington, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In 1900 Ed (Edward Stanton) age 11 was living in Bloomington, IL with his parents Michael J. and Elizabeth C. Behen. Other family members listed were Frank X. age 20 working as a machinist, Norine 17, Helena age 13, Harold A age 7. Michael list his place of birth as Pennsylvania and the birth place of his parents as Ireland. Libbie list her birth as Michigan and her father as Ireland and her mother born "at sea".
    Census  1910  St. Charles, St. Charles Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 1910 list Ed living in St. Charles, MO with his father Michael J and mother Elizabeth C. Behen. Ed's brother Harold and sister Helena were also living with the family. Ed reports his occupation as a clerk in an office.
    Census  13 Jan 1920  Balboa Canal Zone Panama Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • After working on the Panama Canal, Ed Behen and family returned to the U.S. on April 20th, 1921. They arrived back home on the ship "Panama", Ed listed their U.S. address as 505 Clark Street, St. Charles MO. Father Jack (Michael John) was born while the family was in Panama and Bob "fell over board" while on the ship. According to family legend he fell into a lifeboat on the side of the ship.
    Census  1930  Sedalia, Pettis Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Military  24 Apr 1942  Sedalia, Pettis Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    WW II Draft Card 
    Address:
    230 South Moniteau 
    • Ed did not serve in WW II but his draft card conferms several facts

      Birth: December 19 1888
      Birth Location
      Occupation
      Height Weight Complextion
    Occupation  Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Missouri-Kansas-Texas Rail Road Company (M-K-T) 
    Occupation  1950  Sedalia, Pettis Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Census enumerator 
    • An article in the March 24, 1950 Sedalia Democrat about the upcoming 1950 census Ed is listed as an urban crew leader for the census.
    Died 
    Edward S. Behen-death certificate
    Edward S. Behen-death certificate
    Status: Located. Death certificate of Edward Stanton Behen, son of Michael and Libbie Behen.
    Buried  20 Feb 1959  Calvary Cemetery, Sedalia, Pettis Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Entrance
    Entrance
    Status: . The entrance to Calvary Catholic cemetery in Sedalia, MO. The Calvary cemetery is part of a larger cemetery known as Crown Hill cemetery.
    Ed and Leona(Kelly)tombstone.
    Ed and Leona(Kelly)tombstone.
    Status: . Ed and Leona Kelly were the parents of the Sedalia Behen clan
    Person ID  I6  Behen
    Last Modified  16 Jan 2017 
     
    Father  BEHEN Michael Joseph,   b. 15 Nov 1845, Philidelphia, Pennslvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1922, Wabash Hospital, Decatur, Macon Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  STANTON Elizabeth C.,   b. 1851, Adrian, Lenawee Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1917 
    Married  16 Jun 1879  Adrian, Lenawee Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F9  Group Sheet
     
    Family  KELLY Francis Leona,   b. 15 Jul 1888, St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1952, State Hospital #3, Vernon Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  6 Sep 1915  St. Charles Bommomeo Church, St. Charles City, St. Charles Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Marriage certificate list Edward Stanton home as Ferguson and Leona Elizabeth as St. Charles.
    Children 
     1. BEHEN Francis Xavier,   b. 7 Dec 1916, St. Charles, St. Charles Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 25 Aug 1986, Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. BEHEN Robert Edward Stanton,   b. 28 Sep 1918, St. Charles, St. Charles Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. BEHEN Father Michael John,   b. 4 Sep 1920, Balboa Canal Zone Panama Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 3 Jul 2014, Carthagena, Mercer, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. BEHEN William Donald,   b. 29 Aug 1922, St. Charles, St. Charles Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. BEHEN Richard Stanton,   b. 30 Oct 1924, Sedalia, Pettis Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 2008, Ellettsville, Monroe, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Living
    Family ID  F3  Group Sheet
     
  • Photos
    Ed and Helena Behen
    Ed and Helena Behen
    Status: Located. It is now generally agreed this is Ed and Helena not Ed and Norine Behen. Children of Michael J. and Elizabeth Behen.
    Edward Stanton Behen
    Edward Stanton Behen
    Status: Located. Ed son of Michael and Elizabeth Stanton Behen
    Ed Behen in 1910
    Ed Behen in 1910
    Status: Located.
    Ed Behen at the beach
    Ed Behen at the beach
    Status: Located.
    Ed Behen and a nice hat
    Ed Behen and a nice hat
    Status: Located.
    Edward Stanton Behen Family
    Edward Stanton Behen Family
    Status: Located. Photo taken after Father Jack's first mass at Sacred Heart.
    Ed Behen at the railroad shop
    Ed Behen at the railroad shop
    Status: Located.
    Ed and Bill Behen
    Ed and Bill Behen
    Status: Located. Taken after Bill's graduation from the University of Missouri at Columbia.
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Death Certificate-Edward Stanton Behen (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S3] Birth certificate-Edward Stanton Behen.

    3. [S16] Baptism-Holy Trinity, Bloomington, IL.

    4. [S16] Baptism-Holy Trinity, Bloomington, IL, Baptism Record (Reliability: 3).
      Lawful child of Michael Behen and Elizabeth Stanton, born December 19, 1888; baptised January 13, 1889.

    5. [S25] 1910 St. Charles City, St. Charles Co., MO-Michael J. Behan, St Charles Ward 4, St Charles, Missouri; Roll: T624_808; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 169; Image: 519. (Reliability: 3).
      Edward S. Behen living with Michael J. Behen

    6. [S22] 1920 Balboa, Panama Canal Zone-Edward S. Rehen, Roll: T625_2042; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 1; Image: 32. (Reliability: 3).
      Living in Panama

    7. [S24] 1930-Pettis Co., Sedalia, MO-Edward S. Behen (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S161] WW II Draft Card-Edward Stanton Behen, Internet; 16 January 2017; WW II Draft Cards; Record Group Number: 147.

    9. [S28] Railroad retirement board-Michael Behen, RRB No. SA-605529 (Reliability: 2).
      $547.70 paid to Robert E. Behen by the RR board upon the death of Edward S. Behen

    10. [S161] WW II Draft Card-Edward Stanton Behen.

    11. [S27] Sedalia Democrat, Volume 82/Number 12/March 24, 1950 (Reliability: 2).
      Ed is an enumerator for the 1950 U.S. census

    12. [S5] Marriage Certificate-Leona and Edward Behen (Reliability: 3).