BURIED TOGETHER

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.


  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