Milton History

a pictorial history of Milton, PA

Home of H. J. Heinen

Home of Henry J. Heinen 311 N Front Street

Anna Rebecca (Mann) Heinen lived here as a widow, with her daughter Elizabeth in 1910. She was the wife of Henry Jacob Heinen, who died in 1887.

From History of Northumberland County, PA 1911 by J. L. Floyd: HENRY J. HEINEN was born, May 24, 1843, in Milton, Pa., received his early education in the local schools, and later entered Bucknell College. From college he entered the service of the Union army during the Civil War. He was discharged Aug. 4, 1863, with the rank of sergeant. Upon his return from the army Mr. Heinen became a member of the firm of Heinen & Kissel, at Limestoneville, in a general store. After a few years there he came to Milton and entered into business with his father. In the year 1871 he became a member of the firm of Heinen, Schreyer & Co., with which he continued until his death on March 19, 1887. Mr. Heinen was not only a successful merchant but also active in promoting various institutions and public utilities of Milton, being a director of the Milton National Bank, the Water Company and the Gas Company. Mr. Heinen married Anna Rebecca Mann, and five children were born to them, all daughters, namely: Edna, Anna M., Grace J., Florence G., and Elizabeth Mann.