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  1. Joseph Heying: Birth: 25 DEC 1868 in New Vienna, Iowa. Death: 2 JUN 1937 in Breda, Iowa

  2. Katherine "Kate" Heying: Birth: 29 SEP 1869 in Luxemburg, Iowa. Death: 27 DEC 1947 in Dyersville, Iowa

  3. Mary Heying: Birth: 2 AUG 1872 in Luxemburg, Iowa. Death: 3 JAN 1956 in New Vienna, Iowa

  4. Henry Heying: Birth: 6 OCT 1874 in Luxemburg, Iowa. Death: 13 AUG 1957 in Mercy Hospital, Dubuque, Iowa

  5. Frank J. Heying: Birth: 15 SEP 1875 in Luxemburg, Iowa. Death: 5 JAN 1950 in Spencer, Nebraska

  6. John Heying: Birth: 1877 in Luxemburg, Iowa. Death: BEF. FEB 1879

  7. John B. Heying: Birth: 24 FEB 1879 in Luxemburg, Iowa. Death: 9 FEB 1963 in St. Paul, Minnesota

  8. Bernard "Barney" Heying: Birth: 20 MAY 1881 in Luxemburg, Iowa. Death: MAY 1978

  9. Ernest Heying: Birth: 18 NOV 1883 in Luxemburg, Iowa. Death: 18 AUG 1949 in Alma, Iowa

  10. Peter Heying: Birth: 10 DEC 1886 in Luxemburg, Iowa. Death: 23 JAN 1967 in Dubuque, Iowa

  11. Elenor "Nora" Heying: Birth: 24 APR 1888 in Luxemburg, Iowa. Death: 11 JUL 1962

  12. George Heying: Birth: 11 APR 1891 in Luxemburg, Iowa. Death: 19 JUN 1922 in Mercy Hospital, Dubuque, Iowa


Notes
a. Note:   The Commercial, Dyersville, Iowa Oct. 11, 1934 ** Death claimed Mr. John Heying, one of new Vienna's pioneer residents at his home in new Vienna 10-4-1934. His demise followed a two week's illness, due to complications. Mr. Heying was born on a farm near Luxemburg, Iowa on Dec. 23, 1848 and was 86 years, 9 months and 10 days old when death claimed him. He grew to young manhood in that vicinity receiving his education in the rural and Holy Trinity Schools. On Nov. 17, 1867, the deceased was united in marriage to Miss Antoinette Bohenkamp in St. Boniface Church at New Vienna, the late Rev Father Orth officiating. After their marriage they settled down to housekeeping on a farm near Luxemburg and they resided there until 30 years ago, when they retired and moved to New Vienna. His wife preceded him in death in January 1924. Thirteen children were born to them, ten of whom survive. Two children died in infancy, and one son, George preceded him in death on June 19, 1922. The children surviving him are Jos. Heying of Breda, Iowa; Henry Heying of Petersburg; Frank of Albion, Nebr.; John of Cold Springs, Minn.; Barney of Richmond, Minn.; Ernest of Groton, Minn.; Peter of New Vienna, Iowa; his daughters, Mrs. Kathryn Langel of Dyersville, Mrs. Mary Kluesner, Mrs. Ellenore Klostermann of New Vienna. He is also survived by one brother who resides in Minnesota. The funeral took place Monday morning from his late home to St. Boniface church, where Requiem High Mass was sung for the repose of his soul by Rev Father Reinert, after which interment was made in St. Boniface cemetery, his remains being laid to rest beside those of his wife. The pallbearers were six of his sons, Messrs. Joe, John, Ernest, Barney, Frank and Henry Heying. Five of his grandsons, assisted at the Mass and rites at the grave. They were Alfred Klostermann, Louis, Floyd, Linus, and Walter Heying. The funeral cortege was very large an attest of the esteem in which the deceased was held. The death of Mr. Heying removed from our midst one of the most highly respected and well known pioneers of this community. During his span of years lived here, he had seen many changes and the then vast forests and wilderness converted into fertile fields. He did much toward the development of this community. Public spirited, Mr. Heying was always willing to do his share which meant for the betterment of the community at large. A staunch Catholic, he passed away well prepared to meet his maker. To neighbors and friends he was always kind and performed many acts of kindness. Mr. Heying was a devoted husband and father, ever thoughtful of the family needs and his demise has caused a deep sorrow in the family circle. The score of friends of the Heying children extend to them their heartfelt sympathy in the loss of their loved one. The 1870 census shows John Heying, his wife and two children, living with his father, Joseph Heying, in Liberty Township, Dubuque County, Iowa. 1870 Census -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date Of Census: JUN 1870 Location: LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, DUBUQUE COUNTY, IOWA Census location: T593 #390 Real estate value: Personal property value: -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Age Sex Profession -------------------------------------------------------------------------- HEYING, JOSEPH 56 M FARMER HEYING, AGNES 57 F KEEPING HOUSE HEYING, JOSEPH 17 M WORKS ON FARM HEYING, BERNARD 15 M HEYING, SOPHIE 13 F MAIER, AGNES 97 F HEYING, JOHN 21 M HEYING, ANTIONETTE 18 F HEYING, JOSEPH 2 M HEYING, CATHARINE 10/12 F -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Place Father Mother Name: Of Birth Foreign born Foreign born -------------------------------------------------------------------------- HEYING, JOSEPH OLDENBURG HEYING, AGNES OLDENBURG HEYING, JOSEPH IOWA HEYING, BERNARD IOWA HEYING, SOPHIE IOWA MAIER, AGNES OLDENBURG HEYING, JOHN IOWA HEYING, ANTIONETTE PRUSSIA HEYING, JOSEPH IOWA HEYING, CATHARINE IOWA -------------------------------------------------------------------------- The 1880 census has John Heying living on his own farm in Liberty Township, Dubuque County, Iowa. The 1900 census shows John and Antoinette Heying farming in Liberty Township, Dubuque County, Iowa. They have been married for 32 years and 11 of their 13 children are still living. Five of their children, John, Ernest, Peter, George, and Elenora are still living at home. Living with the Heying's is Amelia Ritz, 9 years old, who is a niece of the Heying's. 1900 Census -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date Of Census: SPRING/SUMMER 1900 Location: LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, DUBUQUE COUNTY, IOWA Occupation of head of household: FARMER--OWNS FARM -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Relation Years Children Name: To Head When born..Age..Married Total...Living -------------------------------------------------------------------------- HEYING, JOHN HEAD DEC 1847 52 MARRIED 32 HEYING, ANTONETTE WIFE JUN 1850 49 MARRIED 32 13 11 HEYING, JOHN SON FEB 1879 21 SINGLE HEYING, ERNEST SON ?JAN 1882 17 SINGLE HEYING, PETER SON DEC 1885 14 SINGLE HEYING, GEORGE SON APR 1891 9 SINGLE HEYING, ELENORA DAUGHTER APR 1888 12 SINGLE RITZ, AMELIA NIECE JUN 1890 9 SINGLE -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Place Father Mother Year Name: Of Birth P.O.B. P.O.B. To US -------------------------------------------------------------------------- HEYING, JOHN IOWA GERMANY GERMANY HEYING, ANTONETTE GERMANY GERMANY GERMANY HEYING, JOHN IOWA IOWA GERMANY HEYING, ERNEST IOWA IOWA GERMANY HEYING, PETER IOWA IOWA GERMANY HEYING, GEORGE IOWA IOWA GERMANY HEYING, ELENORA IOWA IOWA GERMANY RITZ, AMELIA IOWA IOWA GERMANY -------------------------------------------------------------------------- The 1920 census shows John and Antonette Heying living in the town of New Vienna, Iowa where John list his occupation as a retired farmer. The census shows that Antonette immigrated in 1856 and is a naturalized citized as of 1920. 1920 Census -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date Of Census: 9 JAN 1920 Location: NEW VIENNA TOWN, DUBUQUE COUNTY, IOWA Occupation of head of household: RETIRED FARMER Location of census data: T625#488, ED 152, PAGE 3, LINE 68 -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Relation Home Name: To Head Age..Married Own\Rent -------------------------------------------------------------------------- HEYING, JOHN HEAD 71 MARRIED OWN HEYING, ANTONETTE WIFE 69 MARRIED -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Place Father Mother Year Name: Of Birth P.O.B. P.O.B. To US -------------------------------------------------------------------------- HEYING, JOHN IOWA OLDENBURG OLDENBURG HEYING, ANTONETTE HANOVER HANOVER HANOVER 1856?? -------------------------------------------------------------------------- According to a birth record of 1848 found in New Vienna at the St. Boniface Church, John Hoing was born December 23, 1848 the son of Johannes Hoing and Maria Agnatis Meier. Baptismal sponsors were Bernard Klussner and Gertrude Hermtzen (Hermsen).


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