Henry Heldt Sr

Age: 62 years, 4 months, 17 days


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.

Help PleaseThe 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:

Uncle & Aunt: Ernst Heldt & Lisette (Stadt) Heldt
Cousins: Fred E. Heldt & Ida (Peters) Heldt

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,


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