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Henry W. Homeier
The History of Renville County, Volume 2
Compiled by Franklyn Curtiss-Wedge
Henry W. Homeier, was born Dec. 28, 1874, on section 24, Beaver Falls township, son of Henry and Augustina (Scheffler) Homeier. Henry Homeier was born in Germany and came to Renville county in 1863, securing a homestead in section 24, where he remained until his death, in 1885, aged sixty-six years. His wife, aged sixty-eight years, is still living in Morton. Henry W. Homeier remained on his father's farm, at first helping his father, in 1900 renting the farm and operating it for himself, and in 1913 becoming owner of it. He is a stockholder in the Farmers' Co-operative Grain Company at Morton and a member of the German Lutheran church at Morton. Mr. Homeier was united in marriage April 17, 1902, to Mathilda Thiem, born in Germany, March 20, 1877, daughter of Christ Thiem, born in 1834, and Rosa Brummond, born Feb. 16, 1842. They were married in Germany and came to Sibley county in 1878, where they settled on a farm. Mr. Thiem died in 1900 at the age of sixty-six years, and his wife is still living in Gibbon. Mr. and Mrs. Homeier have four children: Gertrude, born April 29, 1903; Harry, born Sept. 20, 1904; Mable, born Feb. 3, 1908; and Elvira, born July 15, 1920.
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