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HENKE, William 1
- Born: Sep 1867, Harlem, Stephenson County, Illinois
1900 US Census (District 98, Harlem, Stephenson County, Illinois). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Christopher Henke (age 77, b. May 1823, Germany), wife Sophia (age 73, b. Sep 1826, Germany) and children William (age 32, b. Sep 1867, IL) and Lisbeth (age 31, b. Feb 1870, IL), living in Harlem, Illinois. Christopher is listed as a "farmer," and indicates that both his parents were born in Germany. Sophia also indicates that both her parents were born in Germany. The couple both indicate that they immigrated to the U.S. in 1853, and Christopher indicates that he is naturalized. The couple indicates that they have been married for 48 years, and have had 7 children, 5 of whom are still living.