ROBERT HENNEG

B. May 13, 1882 in Konnen, Poland
D. July 21, 1962 in Chicago, Cook County, IL
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  • Wife 1: Emma T. DeRege born April 1889 in Chicago, Cook County, IL daughter of William G. DeRege (1847-1914) and Mary DeRege (1867-?); married August 25, 1906 in Chicago, Cook County, IL
  • Wife 2: Lucy (Piatruschefski) Schiavo born 1887 daughter of Joseph Piotruschefski (1850-1905) and Caroline Piotruschefski (1847-1933); married (1) August Frank Schiavo on November 30, 1908 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; married (2) Robert Henneg; Lucy died 1954 (See section pertaining to Lucy (Piotruschefski)(Schiavo) Henneg buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Children from Emma (De Rege) Henneg:
  1. Evelyn Henneg born April 14, 1907 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; Evelyn died July 25, 1907 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; buried in Concordia Cemetery, Forest Park, Cook County, IL
  2. Emily Henneg born April 14, 1907 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; Emily died July 24, 1907 in Chicago, Cook County, IL
  3. Robert Alfred Henneg born September 14, 1908 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; married Hettye Lois Crane (1917-1993) in 1939 in Yuma County, AZ; Robert died May 8, 1968 in Escondido, San Diego County, CA; buried in Oak Hill Memorial Park, Escondido, San Diego County, CA; According to the U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:

“Name: Robert Alfred Henneg; Address: Box 22, Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego County, Calif; Telephone: Rancho Santa Fe 2801; Age in Years: 32; Date of Birth: Sept 14, 1908; Place of Birth: Chicago, Ill; Name of Person who Will Always Know Your Address: Mrs. Hettye Lois Henneg; Relationship of That Person: Wife: Address of That Person: Boxx 22, Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego County, Calif.; Employer’s Name: R. E. Badger, Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego County, Calif; Height: 5′ 5″; Weight: 170; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Black; Complexion: Ruddy; Signed: Oct 16, 1940”

 According to the Time-Advocate (Escondido CA) Thursday, May 9, 1968, page 4:

“Robert A. Henneg
   RANCHO SANTA FE – Robert A. Henneg, 59, who lived on Avenida de Acacias, died Wednesday in Palomar Memorial Hospital, Escondido.  He was a citrus rancher and had lived in Rancho Santa Fe since 1933.
   He was born Sept. 14, 1906, in Chicago, Ill.  He was a member of the Escondido Seventh-day Adventist Church.
   Surviving are his wife, Hattye, and a son, Robert Henneg.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Alhiser-Wilson Mortuary Chapel, Escondido.  Elders Leon Robbins and Howard Hicks of the Seventh-day Adventist Church will officiate.  Burial will be in Oak Hill Memorial Park, Escondido.”

Additional Information:

According to the New York, Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957:

“Arrival Date: 12 May 1900; Port of Departure: Bremen; Ship Name: Main; Name in Full: Hennig Robert; Age: 18 Yrs./1 Mos.; Single; Calling or Occupation: Labourer; Nationality: Russia; Last Residence: (illegible); Seaport for landing in the United States: New York; Final destination in the United States: Chicago, Ill.; Whether having a ticket to such final destination: Yes; By whom passage paid: Self; Whether going to join a relative, and if so, what relative, their name and address: brother, Adolf (illegible)”

According to the U.S. Naturalization Record Indexes, 1791-1992:

“Family Name: Henneg; Given name: Robert; Address: 4823 Rice St.; certificate no.” P. 29230; Title and location of court: Superior Court, Cook Co., Ill.; Country of birth or allegiance: Russia-Poland; When born: 5/13/1882; Date and port of arrival in U.S.: 5/15/1900 x; Date of naturalization: 8/27/1918; Names and address of witnesses: Ike Kupferberg, 914 Milwaukee Ave., Wm. Zeich, 735 N Cicero Ave.”

According to the 1910 U.S. Census for Chicago City, Cook County, IL the living at 2210 West Huron Street, the household members were: Robert Henneg, head, age 27, married once for 3 years, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, immigration year: 1900, naturalized, occupation: brasswork – plumbing factory; Emma T. Henneg, wife, age 20, married once for 3 years, 3 children born, 1 child living, born in Illinois, parents born in German; Robert A. Henneg, son, age 1, single, born in Illinois.

According to the U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918:

“Name: Robert Henneg; Permanent Home Address: 3832 N. Crawford A., Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Age in Years: 36; Date of Birth: May 13, 1882; U.S. Citizen: Naturalized; Present Occupation: Machinist; Employer’s Name: Hunt Brass Works; Place of Employment: 1619 Winona Ave, Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Nearest Relative: Emma (wife), 3832 N. Crawford A., Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Height: Medium; Build: Medium; Color of Eyes: Brown; Color of Hair: Dark; Signed: Sept. 12, 1918”

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for Chicago, Cook County, IL living at 3832 Crawford Av., the household members were: Robert Henneg, head, age 37, married, year immigrated: 1900, naturalized in 1919, born in Russia, parents born in Russia, occupation: machinist – pumps; Emma Henneg, wife, age 30, married, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany; Robert Henneg, son, age 11, single, born in Illinois.

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for Chicago, Cook County, Illinois living at 1549 Hood Ave., the household members were: Robert Henneg, head, age 48, first married at age 27, born in Poland, parents born in Poland, language spoken: Polish, naturalized: 1900, occupation: machinist – brass; Lucy Henneg, wife, age 41, married at age 21, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany; Caroline Piotruschefski, mother in law, age 84, widowed, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, naturalized: 1880

According to the Dispatch (Moline IL) Saturday, July 11, 1936, page 3:

“Mr. and Mrs. Robert Henneg have moved from Chicago to 745 Fourteenth street.  Mr. Henneg is employed by the Troy Laundry Machinery company.”

According to the U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1937 Moline, IL City Directory:

Henneg Robt (Lucy E) mech h4302 ½ River dr

According to the U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1938 Moline, IL City Directory:

Henneg Robt (Lucy E) mach opr h1620 14th

According to the U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1939 Moline, IL City Directory:

Henneg Robt (Lucy E) mech h1620 14th

 According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Chicago City, Cook County, Illinois living at 2755 Melrose Street, the household members were: Robert Henneg, head, age 58, married, highest grade completed: 8, born in Poland, citizenship: naturalized, lived in same place in 1935, occupation: drill operator – steel tubing; Lucy Henneg, age 52, married, highest grade completed: 8, born in Illinois, lived in same place in 1935; Mary Mathers, niece, age 35, married, highest grade completed: 8, born in Illinois, lived in same place in 1935.

According to the U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942:

“Name: Robert (none) Henneg; Place of Residence: 3221 N. California, Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Mailing Address: Same; Telephone: none; Age in Years: 59; Date of Birth: May 13, 1882; Place of Birth: Konnen, Poland; Name and Address of Person Who Will Always Know Your Address: Adolph Henneg, 1100 Ashland, Evanston, Ill.; Employer’s Name and Address: Duer Tube Bending Co., 1050 Hubbard St., Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Height: 4′ 5″; Weight: 125; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Brown; Complexion: Dark; Obvious physical characteristics: Scar on Right Hand; Signed: Apr 27, 1942”

According to the Lake County Illinois Genealogical Society. “Strang Funeral Home – Grayslake, Illinois – 1908-1964”. Mundelein IL. 2015:

“Name: Robert Henneg; Birth Date: 13 May 1882; Birth Place: Ger; Death  Date: 21 Jul 1962; Death Place: Chicago; Married: Occupation: Pattern Designer; Minister: Rev. Hart, Chapel; Burial Place: Fort Hill Cem.”