Shelby County

Frank G. Heneisen

Male 1879 - Yes, date unknown


Frank G. Heneisen

"History of Shelby County, Ohio"
by A.B.C. Hitchcock; Sidney, Ohio; 1913
Richmond-Arnold Pub. Co.; Chicago, IL.
Page 744

     who is a successful general farmer residing in Dinsmore township, where he owns 160 acres of very fine land, situated one and one-half miles southeast of Botkins, O., was born in 1879, in Van Buren township, Shelby county, and is a son of Martin and Ellen (Gibson) Heneisen.
     Martin Heneisen, like many other well known and respected men of Shelby county, was born in Germany. He came to this section a young man and was married to Ellen Gibson, who was born in Shelby county. The following children were born to them: Catherine, who is the wife of George Smith and they live at Dayton, O.; Joseph, who died young; Phillip, who died at the age of seventeen years; Rosa, who is the wife of Henry Sitzman, and they live at Botkins, O.; Mary, who died at the age of eight years; Martin, who is a soldier in the U. S. Army: Nora, who is a Catholic Sister in Mercer county, O.; and Frank G., who was the third in order of birth.
     Since his school days, Frank G. Heneisen has followed farming and stock raising, now owning the old homestead which he purchased from the other heirs. He is an enterprising and progressive agriculturist and understands how to make his industries profitable. Mr. Heneisen married Miss Louise Jakob, whose father was born in Germany and whose mother was born at Minster, O. She was one of the following family: Caroline, Anna, Edward, Antoinetta, Mayme, Frank, Louis, Rosa. Vincent, Frances, Urban and Louise. Mr. and Mrs. Heneisen are members of the Catholic church. Politically he is a democrat and possesses the confidence of his party, at present serving as central committeeman for Dinsmore township.

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