Monday, July 16, 2012

Ernest/Ernst P. Heyman

According to his death certificate, Ernst P. Heyman (sometimes known as Ernest Heyman) was born on November 14, 1854 in Sandusky, Ohio, to Christian and Jacobina Heyman. He passed away on July 16, 1914. Huron County Probate Court records the date of marriage of Ernst Heyman and Hermine Hoffman as March 30, 1879. The 1880 U.S. Census for Ottawa County,Ohio, accessible at Family Search, lists an Ernst Haymann, age 26, as a farm laborer. His wife, Hermine Haymann, was also age 26, and she gave her birthplace as Prussia. Ernst and Hermine had a baby boy, who was 10 months old at the time the census was taken.

An obituary for Ernest P. Heyman appeared in the July 13, 1914 issue of the Sandusky Register. It stated that Mr. Heyman died at his home on Lindsley Street on July l6, 1914. He had been a foreman at the local water works. Ernest/Ernst P. Heyman was survived by his wife, a son Arthur, and four daughters: Mrs. Albert Shorte of Detroit; Mrs. Marco Smith, Edith Heyman, and Esther Heyman, all of Sandusky. A sister and three brothers also survived him. Rev. H. K. Hillberry officiated at the funeral, which was held at the Heyman residence at 236 Lindsley Street in Sandusky. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery.

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