George Winfield HEINE
Born 13 Nov 1858 Reading, Berks Co., Pennsylvania
George Washington HEINE
Mary Ann Greaver EGE.
Attended academy at Boyerstown, PA and seminary at Friedensburg, PA;
"...he taught school for one term in Earl Township and three terms
in Colebrookdale Township, both in Berks County. He later accepted
a position in Plumboge mine at Byers Station, Chester County, and
...worked in a blast furnace in Pottstown for three years. For a
period of time he made his home in the capital city, Harrisburg, but
was obliged to leave because of illness in the family. He then went
back to Pottstown for 3 years, and for three years was employed in
a rolling mill, where he was rapidly promoted and eventually occupied
a responsible position. Leavbing Pottstown he went to Phoenixville,
there working in the mills until 1885. During that year Mr. Heine
came to Fillmore County [Minnesota], where for three years he
rented land." (From the History of Fillmore County, Minnesota,
Married 25 April 1886 to
Laura Amy MAWER (the daughter of his employer)
Purchased a 220-acre farm in 1888; later sold this and acquired
another farm in 1896. Raised livestock and horses and became a
prominent member of the community and member of two lodges.
Died 1 June 1930 Spring Valley, Minnesota, "having suffered a
stroke of paralysis ten days before."
Buried 4 June 1930 Spring Valley Cemetery.
- Louis Albert(1888-1962)
- William W.(1889-1971)
- Erwin/Irving (1891-1966))
- Mary Irene (1896-1985)
George Winfield (1900-1968)
- History of Fillmore County, Minnesota, p. 883;
- Obituary, Spring Valley Tribune, June 6, 1930;
- Letter from Mary Irene Heine Larson (daughter) to George W.
Heine, III, 31 Jan 1980.