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  1. Mary Heying: Birth: 1868 in Iowa. Death: BEF. 1880 in Iowa

  2. Catharine Heying: Birth: 1869 in Iowa. Death: BEF. 1880 in Iowa

  3. Bernard "Barney" Heying: Birth: AUG 1871 in Iowa. Death: 1951 in Vancouver, Washington

  4. Mary Heying: Birth: AUG 1873 in Iowa.

  5. Katie Heying: Birth: SEP 1875 in Iowa. Death: JAN 1942

  6. Sophia Josephine Heying: Birth: 7 SEP 1877 in Luxemburg, Iowa. Death: 25 JAN 1973 in Mitchell, South Dakota

  7. Lena Mary Heying: Birth: 4 MAY 1879 in Dubuque, Iowa. Death: 9 NOV 1968 in Mitchell, South Dakota

  8. Anna H. Heying: Birth: 16 MAR 1881 in Dubuque, Iowa. Death: 2 AUG 1967 in Mitchell, South Dakota

  9. Freddy Heying: Birth: 25 MAR 1883 in Iowa. Death: 20 FEB 1889 in Salem, South Dakota

  10. Louise Heying: Birth: 1 MAY 1885 in Salem, South Dakota. Death: 5 FEB 1975 in Salem, South Dakota, Colonial Manor Nursing Home

  11. Clara M. Heying: Birth: 19 AUG 1887 in Salem, South Dakota. Death: 14 OCT 1983 in Fort Dodge, Iowa

  12. Alma Bernadine Heying: Birth: 4 FEB 1891 in Salem, South Dakota. Death: 3 SEP 1986 in Salem, South Dakota


Notes
a. Note:   The 1870 census shows Henry and Helena Heying farming in Liberty Township, Dubuque County, Iowa. They have two children, Mary 2 years old, and Catharine 1. Also living with the Heying's is Louise Kueter 16 years, possibly a sister to Helena as they both indicate that they were born in Hanover, Germany. 1870 Census -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date Of Census: JUN 1870 Location: LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, DUBUQUE COUNTY, IOWA Census location: T593 #490, PAGE 15, LINE 40 Real estate value: 2000 Personal property value: 1000 -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Age Sex Profession -------------------------------------------------------------------------- HEYING, HENRY 23 M FARMER HEYING, HELENA 21 F KEEPING HOUSE HEYING, MARY 2 F HEYING, CATHERINE 1 F KUETER, LOUISE 16 F KEEPING HOUSE -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Place Father Mother Name: Of Birth Foreign born Foreign born -------------------------------------------------------------------------- HEYING, HENRY INDIANA YES YES HEYING, HELENA HANOVER YES YES HEYING, MARY IOWA YES HEYING, CATHERINE IOWA YES KUETER, LOUISE HANOVER YES YES -------------------------------------------------------------------------- The 1880 census shows the Heying's farming in Millville Township, Clayton County, Iowa. They have five children at home, all of whom were born in Iowa. 1880 Census -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date Of Census: SPRING/SUMMER 1880 Location: MILLVILLE TOWNSHIP, CLAYTON COUNTY, IOWA Census location: T9 #333, VOL 6, ED 143, SHEET 11, LINE 49 -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Relation Name: Sex Age To Head Married Profession -------------------------------------------------------------------------- HEIYNG, HENRY M 32 HEAD MARRIED FARMER HEIYNG, ELLEN F 30 WIFE MARRIED KEEPING HOUSE HEIYNG, BARNHARDT M 8 SON SINGLE HEIYNG, MARY F 6 DAUGHTER SINGLE HEIYNG, KATIE F 2 DAUGHTER SINGLE HEIYNG, JOSEPHINE F 2 DAUGHTER SINGLE HEIYNG, ELLEN F 1 DAUGHTER SINGLE -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Place Father Mother Name: Of Birth P.O.B. P.O.B. -------------------------------------------------------------------------- HEIYNG, HENRY INDIANA OLDENBURG OLDENBURG HEIYNG, ELLEN HANOVER HANOVER HANOVER HEIYNG, BARNHARDT IOWA INDIANA HANOVER HEIYNG, MARY IOWA INDIANA HANOVER HEIYNG, KATIE IOWA INDIANA HANOVER HEIYNG, JOSEPHINE IOWA INDIANA HANOVER HEIYNG, ELLEN IOWA INDIANA HANOVER -------------------------------------------------------------------------- In 1883 Henry and Helen (Lena) Heying moved their family to McCook County, South Dakota near the town of Salem, SD. There they had three more children; Louisa 1885, Clara 1887, and Alma 1891. The following information was obtained from the Homestead papers filed by Henry Heying for the southeast � of section 17, township 103 (later changed to Salem Township), McCook County, Dakota Territory (later South Dakota). This land is physically located on the northwest corner of an intersection located 3 miles west of Salem, South Dakota on Highway 38. September 26, 1888 -- Henry Heying makes application No. 14585 for a Timber Culture on the south east quarter of section 17, in township 103N of range 55. He pays $14 to make the application. Henry indicates that he is a citizen of the United States, signs his own name, and gives his post office address as Salem, McCook County, Dakota Territory. March 11, 1893 -- Henry Heying signs a Relinquishment stating "I hereby relinquish to the United States all my right, title and claim in and to the land described in Receipt No. 14585 hereto attached, issued at Mitchell South Dakota on September 26, 1888, being for the south east quarter of section 17, township 103, and range 55." No reason for the relinquishment was given in the Homestead papers, but his son Barney then homesteads the land in question. The following information was obtained from the Homestead papers filed by Henry Heying for the northeast � of section 32, township 103 (later changed to Salem Township), McCook County, Dakota Territory (later South Dakota). This land is physically located on the southeast corner of an intersection located 3 miles west of Salem, South Dakota on Highway 38, and two miles south. (Ave. 438 & Street 255) October 16, 1885 � Henry Heying makes application No. 27691 for a Homestead Claim on the northeast quarter of section 32, in township 103N of range 55. He pays $14 to make the application. Date: 27 November 1890 Title: Proof of publication. Summary: T. J. Ryan declares under oath as publisher of the Dakota Journal, a weekly paper published in Salem South Dakota, that the annexed Proof Notice was published in his newspaper for six consecutive times during October and November 1890. The notice reads: Land office at Mitchell, Dakota, Oct. 8, 1887. Notice is hereby given than the following named settler has filed notice of his intention to make final proof in support of his claim and that said proof will be made before the Judge of the County Court in and for McCook County, SD at Salem, South Dakota, on November 29, 1890, Henry Heying for the northeast quarter of Section No. 32 in township No. 103 north of Range No. 44 west 5th p.m. He names the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence upon and cultivation of said land: viz: Francis Herreth, Henry Althoff, Christ Althoff, and Anton Wahle; all of Salem, Dakota. Date: 29 November 1890 Title: Testimony of Claimant Henry Heying. Summary: Henry Heying answers several questions under oath regarding his homestead claim. He is 43 years old, A native born citizen of the United States and was born in the state of Indiana. Henry Heying indicates that he established his residence on the land about August 25, 1883. Since that time he has constructed a 30 x 30 frame, 1 1/2 story house, a smoke house, two wells, 4 acres of trees and ninety acres under cultivation. His family consisted of a wife and eight children at the time of his testimony. The 1900 census shows the Heying's farming in Salem Township, Mc Cook County, South Dakota. They have been married for 30 years and five of their children are still living at home. 1900 Census -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date Of Census: SPRING/SUMMER 1900 Location: SALEM TOWNSHIP, MC COOK COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA Occupation of head of household: RETIRED FARMER--OWNS FARM -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Relation Years Children Name: To Head When born..Age..Married Total...Living -------------------------------------------------------------------------- HEYING, HENRY HEAD JAN 1847 53 MARRIED 30 HEYING, LENA WIFE MAR 1849 51 MARRIED 30 9 9 HEYING, LENA DAUGHTER MAY 1879 21 SINGLE HEYING, ANNA DAUGHTER MAR 1881 19 SINGLE HEYING, LOUISI DAUGHTER MAY 1885 15 SINGLE HEYING, CLARA DAUGHTER AUG 1887 12 SINGLE HEYING, ALMA DAUGHTER JUL 1891 9 SINGLE -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Place Father Mother Year Name: Of Birth P.O.B. P.O.B. To US -------------------------------------------------------------------------- HEYING, HENRY INDIANA GERMANY GERMANY HEYING, LENA GERMANY GERMANY GERMANY 1875 HEYING, LENA IOWA INDIANA GERMANY HEYING, ANNA IOWA INDIANA GERMANY HEYING, LOUISI SOUTH DAKOTA INDIANA GERMANY HEYING, CLARA SOUTH DAKOTA INDIANA GERMANY HEYING, ALMA SOUTH DAKOTA INDIANA GERMANY -------------------------------------------------------------------------- The 1910 census shows the Heying's living in the City of Salem, South Dakota with their youngest daughter, Alma. This census indicates they have been married for 42 years and nine of their twelve children are still living. 1910 Census -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date Of Census: 26 APR 1910 Location: SALEM CITY, MC COOK COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA Occupation of head of household: OWN INCOME Location of census data: T624#1484, ED 293, PAGE 9A, LINE 25 -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Relation Years Children Name: To Head Age..Married Total...Living -------------------------------------------------------------------------- HEYING, HENRY J. HEAD 62 MARRIED 42 HEYING, HELENA A. WIFE 61 MARRIED 42 12 9 HEYING, ALMA DAUGHTER 18 SINGLE -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Place Father Mother Year Name: Of Birth P.O.B. P.O.B. To US -------------------------------------------------------------------------- HEYING, HENRY J. INDIANA GERMANY GERMANY HEYING, HELENA A. GERMANY GERMANY GERMANY HEYING, ALMA SOUTH DAKOTA INDIANA GERMANY -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Salem Special, Salem, SD 6-27-1929 ** Henry Heying, who died last week, was a native of Indiana where he was born in 1845. When two years old he moved with his parents to New Vienna, Iowa where he grew up to manhood. In 1866 he was united in marriage to Miss Helen Kueter and to this union 12 were born. Two daughters and one son preceded their father in death at the early age of 3,5, and 6 years old. In 1883 deceased, with his family, moved to this county (Mc Cook County South Dakota) where he resided until his death which occurred 6-18-1929 after an illness of a few weeks duration following a stroke. He was 84 years old. Funeral services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church 6-20-1929. Internment was made in St. Mary's Cemetery. Deceased is survived by his wife, one son, and eight daughters: Bernard Heying, Knobs, Montana; Mrs. Adam (Mary) Hankes, Wessington Springs, SD; Mrs. Grover (Anna) Fosdick, Missouri Valley, Iowa; Mrs. Frank (Louise) Lander, Madison, SD; Mrs. John (Katie) Reif, Mrs. Henry (Sophia) Reif, Mrs. Henry (Lena) Raue, Mrs. O. P. (Clara) Murphy, Mrs. Frank (Alma) Rayman, Salem, SD; 22 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Deceased was for many years a deputy game warden in this county. A gentlemen of strong character, exemplary habits, and a jovial disposition. He engaged the respect and confidence of a large circle of friends who were truly grieved by the announcement of his death. The surviving relatives have the sympathy of all in their time of great sorrow. Henry Heying is said to have been one of the first game wardens in SD. and helped plant the first pheasants in SD. Henry Heying was a great hunter and went to the Black Hills of South Dakota most every fall for deer hunting. He traveled in a horse and wagon. He came back to Salem after hunting one fall and found that the kids had not yet finished picking corn -- he turned around and went back hunting. Henry Heying fixed many broken bones including arms, legs, and noses of his grandchildren. Henry Heying had one of the first automobiles in the area. Henry Heying raised many bee hives and is remembered for sitting to the rear of his house near the bee hives and reading in his German bible.


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