In the text of WPTH, he died on 4/21/1949. JHGB says that he and Mary Buren had two children and that during WW I he served in the Army Engineers, being promoted to 1st Lieutenant. It also repeats the 4/21/49 date and
states that he died in Jacksonville, however he is not buried in the family plot there (although he certainly could be buried elsewhere).
As per Rita Hoying:
Henry was Captain in the Army In WWI. [We have this photo courtesy of J.C. II.] He operated a saw mill in France during WWI. Henry always lived in Jax until he married. He was a builder.
Rita Hoying writes: My Mother Mary Duwel Fortamn told me that Agnes Duwel Halsema was very homesick for Ohio when she was pregnant with Henry and Lambertus sent her to Ohio to her Brother Bernard Duwel's home for several Months.
[Must be John Bernard Duwel] After Henry's birth she returned to Florida.
From: Mary Agnes Buren of Texas (Henry's daughter).
"Daddy (Henry) gave Minster as his place of birth, but sometimes told people St. Mary's, for whoever heard of tiny Minster! -thus compounding the error of his place of birth."
Rita Hoying adds: "Minister is in Auglaize County. Henry was born in Shelby County in the Home of Bernard Duwel on Rural Route 1 (Friemering Road) outside of Ft Loramie, Ohio. In the parish Territory of St. Augustine Catholic
He registered for the draft in Jacksonville #1 1917-1918.
View Tombstone: http://halsema.org/Tombstones/Evergreen/index.html Mary Agnes (Buren) Halsema Notes We Passed Through Here (WPTH)