25 Jul 2005
Jacob Hein, farmer, section 19, Hahnaman Township, came to this county in 1858, purchasing 200 acres of good land, which he still occupies as a home, and where he has erected fine farm buildings. He now owns 360 acres of land, 200 of which is in cultivation.
He was first married in Kendall Co., Ill., in 1851, to Christiana Krum, and they have five children, - Matilda, Gustavus A., William A., Jacob H. and Christian. Mrs. H. died May 1, 1860, and Mr. Hein was again married, Dec. 24, 1860, in Hahnaman Township, to Mary A. Hamblock and by this marriage there have been two children, namely, Mary K. and Matilda Elizabeth. Mr. Hein's parents were natives of Germany.