b. 11 February 1870, d. 22 November 1926
- Charles Heywang was born on 11 February 1870 in New York.
- The following appeared on 30 June 1893 in the Niagara Falls Gazette:
On Tuesday the choir of the German Lutheran church of South avenue had a delightful afternoon's outing down the river to Youngstown. Those who formed the party were the Misses Lizzie Fink, Fredericha Sippel, Libbie Sippel, Lottie Rieckhoff and Maggie Clayton and Emanuel Nussbaum, George C. Haeberle and Charles Heywang.
They stopped at the Eldorado hotel and had supper and there they dropped a little surprise upon Emanuel Nussbaum who has been a member of the choir for 13 years, during 11 of which he has served as director. This surprise was occasioned by the fact that he is about to retire frome the choir for the summer months and was in the shape of a presentation. The gift was a very handsome watch chain and charm on which was the following inscription: "E. NUSSBAUM. From the German Lutheran Church Choir. 1893.
During the outing a sail on the river was had and it added much to the pleasure of the day.
- He married Maria Elisabeth Fink, daughter of Konrad Fink and Margaretha Walter, on 18 September 1894 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at Zion Lutheran Church. Witnesses were Lillie Geyer and Edward C. Engle..
- Charles Heywang and Maria Elisabeth Fink appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at 1339 Michigan Avenue. Other members of the household included Carl F. Heywang.
- He was a clerk in a store, according to the 1900 census.
- Charles Heywang and Maria Elisabeth Fink appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at 2402 Ontario Avenue and boarding in the household. Mrs. Fredrick Berger, age 66, a widow.. Other members of the household included Carl F. Heywang, Margaret Heywang, Louise M. Heywang and Samuel K. Ade.
- He was a clerk in a factory, according to the 1910 census.
- Maria Elisabeth Fink became a widow at his death.
- Charles Heywang died on 22 November 1926 at age 56 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York.
- He was interred at Oakwood Cemetery, Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York.
- The following appeared on 23 November 1926 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Charles Heywang, 56 years old, died unexpectedly of heart disease at 8:30 o'clock last night at his home, 2402 Ontario avenue. He had been ailing for more than a month but his illness was not considered dangerous. He was motoring with his son Carl when stricken. His unexpected death is a severe shock to his family and has caused sorrow among his wide circle of friends throughout the city.
Mr. Heywang was a lifelong resident of this city and for several years was a trusted and popular employe of the Niagara Falls Power company. He was a member of the Woodmen of the World, Niagara Falls Lodge No. 81, I. O. O. F., and the 42d Separate company Veterans' association. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Heywang; a son, Carl F. Heywang, two daughters, Mrs. Ennis Oliphant and Miss Louise Heywang, all of this city; and a brother, Fred, and a sister, Anna, both of New York.
Funeral services will be held at the home at 3 o'clock, Thursday afternoon, the Rev. Herman Brezing, Zion Lutheran church, officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood cemetery.
- The following appeared on 26 November 1926 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Charles Heywang, a veteran of the 42nd Separate comnpany, was buried in Oakwood cemetery yesterday afternoon with military honors. Funeral services were conducted at the family home, 2402 Ontario avenue, by the Rev. Herman Brezing, pastor of Zion Lutheran church. The bearers were six nephews, Walter Haeberle, George Haeberle, George Haeberle, Jr., Walter Fink, George Fink, Samuel Ade and Charles P. Keller.
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