HENRY HELDT SR.
DOB: October 19, 1857
Downers Grove, Du Page County, Illinois USA
DOD: March 7, 1920
Kankakee County, IL USA
Husband of Maria Dorothea “Christine” Grages, married June 2, 1882.
Father to: Henry William (Emelia Senholtz), Lillie Sophia Maria (William Wilkening) and Mina Engel Lisette Heldt
Henry’s wife Maria died before June of 1900, possibly in childbirth. We do not know where she is buried.
Mina Engel Lisette Heldt was born in January,1892, and died May 4, 1893.
Grandfather to: Clarence H. Heldt and Gilbert W. Wilkening
We do not have any articles or obituaries on Henry Heldt Sr.
The 1880 census lists him as farm labor, age 23, Wilton, Will County, IL for Salma D. Seaver.
The 1900 census lists him as a widowed farmer, age 42, Washington Township, Will County, IL. with his two children and sister-in-law; Lena Grages. Lena married William Matthies in 1902.
The 1910 census lists him as a farmer, age 52, widowed with his two children, Washington Township, IL USA.
The 1920 census shows him living with his son Henry Jr. and his wife Emilie Heldt, Yellowhead Township, Kankakee County, IL, age 62 and retired.
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Henry’s family members also resting in the mausoleum are:
Other, more distant family include: Bahlman, Batterman, Bergmeier, Beseke, Bielfeldt, Bohl, Cloidt, Dunlap, Engleking, Fenske, Fick, Freerking, Frobose, Graham, Guritz, Hack, Hager, Haltenhof , Heine, Hildeman, Hinze, Hoffman, Hoppensteadt, Horn, Hunte, Kaczynski, Kappe, Kilborn, Kirchhoff, Klocksieben, Koch, Langreder, Leder, Maass, Matthias, Mc Carty, Meyer, Monk, Niedert, Ohlendorf, Pansa, Peters, Pralle, Riley, Ristenpart, Rohe, Rust, Saller, Selk, Struve, Thielman, Vagt, Von Engeln, Wegert, Wehmhoefer, Wiechen, Wilkening,