He was the son of John Heenan and Matilda Heenan and was of Presbyterian faith. In 1901 the family lived in house 1, Drumonaghan, Seaforde, Co. Down. The family consisted of the 2 parents, 7 sons and 2 daughters. There were also 2 servants in the household.
By 1911, their property was known as house 17, Drumanaglen, Seaforde. The undermentioned school article records the property as Drumanaghan House, Clough.
Heenan was educated at the Royal School, Dungannon. A current teacher, Paul Kerr has kindly given me the following photographs:
Following demobilisation, Heenan returned home. It is not known whether he rejoined the bank but the following magazine article indicates that he went to live in Canada.
"... clipping from our June 1922 school magazine
relating the news of his wedding in Canada ..."
Alfred Heenan and Minnie Heenan had a daughter, Joan who was born on 19th July 1923. The internet site globeandmail carries the following obitiary for Joan.
ARTHUR, Joan F.
Joan passed peacefully with her family at her side in Baycrest Hospital on June 5th 2012, her 89th year. Born Regina SK July 19 1923 to Alfred Thompson Heenan and Minnie F Heenan (nee Richardson). Predeceased by husband Gordon, 45 years married. Survived by son Sean (Jacqueline), daughter Jennifer (Pierre Zakarauskas), grandson Summerton and step grandchildren Andrea, Jordan and Violet, and step great granddaughter Katrina.