Details for Heinatz Homestead (Atlas Number 5491009104)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5491009104


Marker Number 9104
Atlas Number 5491009104
Marker Title Heinatz Homestead
Index Entry Heinatz Homestead
Address Bagdad Road, 1.5 mi. SW
City Leander
County Williamson
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 608169
UTM Northing 3383029
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; German immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1972
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1 mi. W of Leander on FM 2243, 0.2 mi. S on Bagdad road
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built in fall of 1850, along with adjoining store and post office, all of native stone, by John Frederick Heinatz (1822-91), a settler from Germany. He was for many years postmaster of Bagdad, a public school trustee, superintendent of Sunday School, banker, and practical advisor to his neighbors. He married Emilie Krohn and had nine children, six boys and three girls, seven of whom lived to adulthood in this home. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1972