The series contains original affidavits of registration that record personal information about each registrant, their photograph affixed to the majority of documents, and the registrants fingerprints. All of these are specific to Kansas, and most have the actual documents attached.
Few men have brought more honor and recognition to San Mateo county then L. P. Behrens, cashier of the First National Bank and president of the San Mateo County Savings Bank of Redwood City. As a banker and financier Mr. Behrens has become known throughout the state so favorably that the honor of being president of the California Bankers’ Association fell to him. This was a rare distinction to come to a man from a county which had so few members of ‘the Association and was so unimportant compared with the great financial centers of the state. As a recognition
Herman H. Behrens has been a resident of Champaign County for forty-four years. During all that time his home has been in section 18 of Ogden Township. In his immediate community he has witnessed changes and developments that would have been regarded as impossible in such a short time when he was a boy. In some of the more substantial items of progress Mr. Behrens has borne a most influential and worthy part himself. Mr. Behrens is all but a native of Illinois. He was born February 31, 1857, and six months later he was carried, an infant in arms,
Behrens, Frederick; carpenter, contractor; born, Hanover, Germany, Mar. 17, 1857; son of Frederick and Charlotte Peters Behrens; educated, Hanover, Germany; married, Cleveland, July 6, 1883, Sophie Frese; issue, 5 children; member Verein Deutscher Krieger, Woodmen of the World, Socialer Turn Verein.
Summerville, Union County, Oregon Ardra Behrens, 92, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1993, at her home in Summerville. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Daniels Valley Funeral Chapel with Pastor Irwin Smutz of the Imbler Christian Church officiating. Committal and interment will follow at the Summerville Cemetery. Mrs. Behrens was born on Jan. 4, 1901, to Ishmeal W. and Mary L. (Childers) Littreal in Summerville. She graduated from Imbler High School in 1919 and went on to attend one year at the Monmouth Teacher’s College. She returned and taught for one year at the Iowa School District.
Summerville, Union County, Oregon Arthur F. Behrens, 90, Summerville, died Friday at Grande Ronde Hospital. Mr. Behrens was born Aug. 23, 1899, in La Grande, to August and Margareth (Kelin) Behrens. He married Ardra I. Littreal Nov. 13, 1923, in La Grande. He spent his life farming and ranching in the Grande Ronde Valley. Mr. Behrens was a member of the Elgin Masonic Lodge for more than 60 years. He was a member of the Oregon Wheat League and the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association and was Cattleman of the Year in 1976. He enjoyed fishing, gardening and horses, especially his palominos,