Partner Thelma Wood

Queer Places:
Behren's Terrace, Monroe, CT 06468, Stati Uniti
Park Cemetery, Bridgeport, Connecticut, Stati Uniti

Margaret H. Behrens (May 8, 1908 - June 1986) was an antique dealer and realtor and Thelma Wood's last lover.[1]

Margaret Behrens was the daughter of William Behrens, a grocer and later mayor of Bridgeport, and Margaret H. Hartman.[2][3]

She was first a realtor and then she opened an antique store in Newtown, CT.[4]

She lived in Monroe, CT, and Wood shared her house for 27 years, from 1943 to Wood's death in 1970.[5]

Wood and Behrens are buried together at Park Cemetery, Bridgeport, Connecticut.

My published books:

See my published books


  1. The Queer Encyclopedia of the Visual Arts, edited by Claude Summers, Simon and Schuster, Mar 23, 2012
  2. Political Corruption in Bridgeport: Scandal in the Park City, By Rob Sullivan, Arcadia Publishing, May 20, 2014
  3. History of Fairfield County, Connecticut, 1639-1928, Volume 2, Lynn Winfield Wilson, S.J. Clarke, 1929
  4. Buxton's Guide: New England Antique Shops, Wilbert John Buxton, J.S. Herold, 1963
  5. Djuna: The Life and Work of Djuna Barnes, Phillip F. Herring, Viking, 1995, pg 170