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Franklin Benjamin HENIKA

Male 1840 - 1901


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  • Born  20 Jun 1840  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1850  Canandaigua, Ontario, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • He is listed as age 11and had attended school in the past year.
    Census  1860  Oregon, Dane, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Military  1 Mar 1862  [6
    • He was a first sergeant. His address is listed as Madison. He served with Company F, 2nd Cavalry.

      Frank Henika, Claimed Residence in Madison Enlist Date: 01 March 1862 Enlist Rank: Corpl Promoted to Full Sergt Promoted to Full 1st Sergt Served Wisconsin Enlisted F Co. 2nd Cav Reg. WI Mustered Out at Austin, TX on 15 November 1865
    Occupation  Between 1867 and 1870  Wayland, Allegan, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    dry goods dealer 
    Occupation  Between 1867 and 1870  Wayland, Allegan, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    dry goods dealer 
    • "In 1867, he [Eli Foster Clark] engaged in the mercantil business at Wayland in the company of F.B Henika and continued in this line for 12 years." (Hist of Allegan)
    Census  1870  Wayland, Allegan, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • age 26
    Elected  1876-1877  Wayland, Allegan, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    treasurer 
    Census  1880  Wayland, Allegan, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Age 38
    Occupation  1880  Wayland, Allegan, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    retired merchant 
    Census  1900  Readstown, Vernon, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    _UID  8E0C712D25EA4D3EA2C0A8E9977364F82B47 
    Died  24 Feb 1901  Dane Co., WI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 11, 12
    • Burial Source #1 gives place of death.

      Name: Franklin B Henika
      Death Date: 24 Feb 1901
      County: Dane
      Volume: 02
      Page: 0477
      Reel: 015
      Image: 2527
      Index Volume: -
      Sequence #: 154498
    Buried  28 Feb 1901  Madison, Dane, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14, 15
    • Source #1: Buried in Sec 6 NEŻ Lot 113. ***
    Person ID  I5445  OuthouseLine2014 | Descendants of Emanuel Henika b. 1757 Germany
    Last Modified  24 Jul 2013 

    Father  Frederick HENIKA,   b. 8 Apr 1806, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1892, Madison, Dane, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Lucy Fletcher PRATT,   b. 9 Sep 1810, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1891 
    Married  17 Dec 1829  Rushville, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F79  Group Sheet

    Family  Harriet Cecelia WHITE,   b. 1845, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1899 
    Married  22 Dec 1868  Allegan, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17
    Children 
    >1. Guy William HENIKA,   b. Feb 1871, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1940, Arlington, WI Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  29 Aug 2004 
    Family ID  F2053  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • The 1885 Territorial Census of South Dakota lists Frank Henika (age 40, b. Wisc), Hattie Henika (age 36, b. Mich), and Gery W. Henika, (age 14, b. Mich.), possibly in Spink County, District 53, pg 24; the 1892 Voter Registration roll lists F. Henika, b. N.Y., had lived at the same address for 4 months, but 3 years in the county and state. He is in the same household as G.W. Gunnison.

  • Sources 
    1. [S364] Henika Family Bible, (unknown date).

    2. [S180] Fed Census - 1880 - MI, Wayland, Allegan, MI (age, state) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S174] Fed Census - 1930 - WI, Madison, Dane, Wi, E.D. 52 (added state from son's census r ecord) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S85] Fed Census - 1850 - NY, pg 199 (backside). Census taken Sept. 24, 1850. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S70] Fed Census - 1860 - WI, 1860 Oregon, Dane, Wisc., Fam #422 (Reliability: 3).
      Franklin, age 20, living at home. He is also listed as Frank in household of John and Abby Adams, Fam #550, as age 21, day laborer.

    6. [S365] Wisconsin Volunteers in the War of the Rebellion, (1886), 973.7 W75..

    7. [S191] Fed Census - 1870 - MI, Wayland, Allegan, MI, Pg 11/430 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S273] History of Allegan County, MI, Thomas, Dr. Henry F., (Chicago: Lewis Pub Co, 1907), pg 265 (Reliability: 3).
      "In 1867, he [Eli Foster Clark] engaged in the mercantil business at Wayland in the company of F.B Henika and continued in this line for 12 years."

    9. [S273] History of Allegan County, MI, Thomas, Dr. Henry F., (Chicago: Lewis Pub Co, 1907), pg 655 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S201] Federal Census, 1900 Readstown, Vernon, WI, E.D. #165, Fam #210 (Reliability: 3).
      Age 68, b. Jun 1842, widower

    11. [S3] Wisc pre-1907 deaths, County: Dane, Volume: 02, Page: 0477, Reel: 015, Image: 252 7, Sequence #: 154498 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S308] Wisconsin State Historical Society, Wisconsin Vital Records -- Death record on Reel 15, Vol 2 , Pg 0477, Image 2527 (Reliability: 3).
      Franklin B. Henika, d. 24 Feb 1901 Dane co

    13. [S361] Record of Burials, Forest Hill Cemetery, Dane Co,, Pg 28 (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S406] Forest Hills Cemetery burial records (website).

    15. [S406] Forest Hills Cemetery burial records (website).
      Henika, Frannklin B
      Born: 6/20/1840
      Died: 2/24/1901
      Burial Date: 2/28/1901
      Grave usage: adult
      military: civil war
      Father's Name: n/g
      Mother's Maiden Name: n/g
      Place of Death: n/g
      Place of Birth: n/g
      Cause of Death: n/g
      Marker: government
      Occupation: n/g
      Perp Care: No
      Funeral Home: Miscellaneous
      Vault: casket
      6 gr $12.50. Agent was Evangeline S. Henika, %Mrs. L. E. Brown, 54 Medford Leas, Medford, NJ.
      Current trustee Dr & Mrs Peter M. Henika, 4328 Irvin Simmons Dr, Dallas, TX 75229
      Section 6, Lot 113 NE 1/2, Grave: 4
      Lot purchased 2/27/1901, owner: Guy W. Henika
      vol 5, pg 145

    16. [S364] Henika Family Bible, (unknown date), [date only] (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S37] IGI, Batch number: M518193 Dates 1867-1885 Source Call No. 1 017876 V. 4-5 Type Film Printout Call No. NONE (Reliability: 3).