Joseph Hennes1

M, b. 25 December 1841, d. 22 October 1897

Reference IDs

  • 00009.1*1
Ref=HENNE-04910
     Joseph Hennes was born on 25 December 1841 at Saalhausen, Westfalen, Prussia, Germany, 51.116667, 8.166667.2,3

Joseph Hennes married Elisabeth Scheuermann, daughter of Philip Scheuermann and Agnes Mayer, on 27 January 1874 at Houghton, Houghton, Michigan; by a Catholic priest.1,3

Joseph Hennes died on 22 October 1897 at Houghton, Michigan, at age 55.4,2 Joseph's obituary was published in Portage Lake Mining Gazette on 28 October 1897 at Houghton, Michigan.2
     A newspaper clipping from the [Houghton County] Daily Mining Gazette of Aug 31, 1957 recounts the visit of Miss Marie T. Hennes of Santa Barbara, CA, (where she resided for 42 years), to the Copper Country. "Miss Hennes recalled the tragic days which witnessed her Dad (Joseph Hennes) being shot at a half-way house between Houghton and Ontonagon. As a result of the wound he passed away in 1897." on 31 August 1957.5

Children of Joseph Hennes and Elisabeth Scheuermann

Last Edited=2 Dec 2004

Citations

  1. [S40] Houghton Co. Marriages: p. 48, 1874; Joseph Hennes and Louisa Scheurman.
  2. [S79] Mining Gazette, Dick and June Ross, online http://www.mfhn.com/houghton/rosscoll
  3. [S80] Paul Hennes to Barbara Zanzig, 28 Nov 2004.
  4. [S115] 1900 US Census, Michigan, Houghton Co. Roll T623_715, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, Elizbeth Hennes, Montezuma St., Houghton, Portage Twp., 192, 1A (225) (78) (1467), 7, 7, By implication from age of oldest child and length of wife's marriage.
  5. [S81] Paul Hennes to Barbara Zanzig, 29 Nov 2004.
  6. [S110] 1880 US Census, Michigan, Houghton Co. Roll T9_581; FHL 1254581, Provo, Utah, USA, Joseph Hennis, Houghton, Portage Twp, 12, 50 (458B) (image 50/62), 380, 391, indexed as Henneis.
  7. [S115] 1900 US Census, Michigan, Houghton Co. Roll T623_715, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, Elizbeth Hennes, Montezuma St., Houghton, Portage Twp., 192, 1A (225) (78) (1467), 7, 7.