Hiner (or Heinman)

Name: Janetta Hiner (could also be Heinman)

Birth: Unknown, approximately in 1886

Death: April 5, 1889

Age: 3

Janetta Hiner (or Heinman) is buried in the Leadville Hebrew Cemetery.   She was approximately three years old at her time of death.  Her parents are unknown and there are no known records on the toddler other than a date of death.  A probable cause for Janetta’s death is scarlet fever which swept through the city’s youth with high mortality rates at that time.

Names associated with this surname:

  • Janetta Hiner
  • [mother] Hiner
  • [father] Hiner

1 Find A Grave, Inc., Find A Grave, digital image (http://findagrave.com : date accessed 11 June, 2016), photograph, “gravestone for Janetta Hiner (1889), Memorial No. 18472095, Records of the Hebrew Cemetery of Leadville, Leadville, Colorado;” photograph © Michael Harrington.

2 Herald Democrat, February 8th, 1888, pg. 4.

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