Alexander County

Biography - Henry Weimann

HENRY WEIMANN, farmer, P. O. Thebes, was born November 4, 1857, in Alexander County, Ill. His father, Henry Weimann, emigrated from Germany to this country in 1830, settling at Baltimore, and later at St. Louis and Cincinnati, and in 1844 finally in Thebes Precinct, and was known as one of the leading farmers of his section. He was one of the masons who constructed the stone court house at Thebes. Henry Weimann, Jr., was educated in the county schools. His father having died when he was small, he helped his mother to obtain the necessaries of life, and upon reaching his majority, he inherited the home place, being the only child. He has 100 acres of good land in Sections 9, 10 and 11. He is unmarried and is a Democrat.

Extracted 29 Mar 2017 by Norma Hass from 1883 History of Alexander, Union, and Pulaski Counties, Illinois, pages 234-235.


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