Jacob Henrich


Full Name: Jacques (Jacob) Henrich

Parents: Jean Henrich & Gertrude Maringer

Birth: December 22, 1839, Wiesviller, France

Marriage: Anna Maria Weyant, November 17, 1862, Enchenberg, France

Death: 1882, Alton, Sioux County, Iowa


  • Nicholas, b. 09/13/1863, m. 11/22/1887 (Gertrude Kass), d. 01/25/1901
  • Steven Edward, b. 01/09/1865, d. 03/31/1954
  • John Peter, b. 10/19/1868, d. 05/05/1956
  • William J., b. 12/14/1870, d. 03/01/1958
  • Charles B., b. 12/21/1873, d. 11/08/1943
  • Jacob Joseph, b. 12/16/1875, d. 05/23/1941
  • Anna (Sister M. Verena, O.S.F.), b. 12/11/1877, d. 07/10/1930


Family Tree:

Henrich Family History


The last known location of the Henrich/Weyant family prior to immigration was in Enchenberg, Bas-Rhin, France. The Henrich family was from Weiswiller and the surrounding region of Sarreguemines, Remelfing, Zetting and Gros-Rederching. The Weyant family was from the hilly region of Enchenberg and the nearby towns of Guisberg, Montbronn and Reyerswiller.

The map on the left below is the northeast section of the country of France. The map on the right is the zoomed-in area where the Henrich and Weyant families originated in France. (Click on image for larger view.)


Jacques Henrich Story

Jake Henrich story