Title: Engerhafe Ortsippinbuch
Title: Lorenz Mollenberg - Heemstede, Netherlands
Title: Obituary of Heike A. Rust
Page: July 16, 1908
Title: Baileyville Baptist Church Records - Baileyville, Illinois
Title: Descendants of Heike Albert R�st and Aaltje Eerts L�lling
Author: Eloise Rust Halm
Publication: Data compiled about 1990 from information provided by family members
Note: Arrived on ship SS HERMANN April 30, 1866; Bremen to New York - from Germany Age 45, Listed as Heike Ruest Glazier and Filby GERMANS TO AMERICA - Volume 17, Page 279 ***** Charter member of Baileyville, Illinois Baptist Church ***** Census Records: 1870 U.S. - Silver Creek Township, Stephenson County, Illinois - Age 50 - Listed as Herman 1900 U.S. - Ross Township, Franklin County, Iowa - Residing with son Heike Rust ***** OBITUARY - Sheffield, Iowa newspaper - July 16, 1908 Heike A. Rust was born in Ostfriesland, Germany, on June 18th, 1820 and came to America in the year 1866. He was married to Altje Lolling and to them eight children were born. He died July 11th, 1908, at the age of 88 years and 22 days, at the home of his son southwest of town. His wife and daughter had preceded him to the other world several years ago. He leaves two sons, five daughters, forty-four grandchildrenand twenty-two great-grandchildren to mourn his death. In 1858 he was converted and joined the Baptist churchof which he has always been a faithful member. The funeral was held at the home of H.A. Rust on Tuesday afternoon conducted by Rev. Dallmus and Rev. Nelson, and interment was made in the Old Chapin cemetery.
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