Biography of Yost Heinback
West St. Paul, Dakota County, MN Biographies

Yost Heinback, born in Germany in 1834. When thirteen years old came to America and worked seven years in Upper Canada, then removed to St. Paul, Minnesota, thence to Dakota county, and worked for others seven years. August 30th, 1861, he lost his right arm by catching it in the gearing of a threshing machine. Going to West St Paul, he started in the grocery busisiness, continuing nine years, then sold and purchased forty acres of land which he has cultivated, and on which he now resides. Married in 1861, Miss Schindeldecker: Philip, John Jacob, Yost, Anna, Maggie and George, are their children.


From:
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Minneapolis. 1881.


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