Friedrich Haefner1

#1441, (23 February 1716 - 18 April 1794)
Relationship3rd great-grandfather of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Michael Haefner2
Mother*Maria Margareth Margareth1

Family

Anna Maria Baumin b. 1713, d. 1793
Children 1.Abigal Haefner2 ( - a 1793)
 2.Catherine Haefner+2 ( - b 1793)
 3.Elisabeth Haefner2 (1748 - a 1793)
 4. Friedrich Haefner Jr+1 (1748 - bt 1810 - 1811)
 5.Michael Haefner+ (1753 - a 1793)
 6.Appolonia Haefner9 (1758 - b 1793)
 7.Louisa Haefner10 (1760 - b 1793)
Friedrich Haefner was also known as Heffner. 
Friedrich Haefner was also known as Georg Friedrich Haffner. 
Birth*23 February 1716He was born on 23 February 1716 at Franconia, Bavaria, Germany, Franconia.1 
Marriage*circa 1747He married Anna Maria Baumin circa 1747.1 
BaptismSeptember 1760He witnessed the baptism of Friederich Haffner in September 1760 at Evangelical Lutheran Church, Frederick, Frederick Co., MarylandG.3 
27 November 1767In John Michael Haefner's will dated 27 November 1767, Friedrich Haefner was named as an heir.2 
20 April 1791He and Anna Maria Baumin appeared on the census of 20 April 1791 at Frederick Co., MarylandG; sh 202 has Frederick Heffner and Frederick Jr; sh 203 has Michael Heffner and Michael Jr; one dau. in hh.4 
25 December 1793He left a will on 25 December 1793 at Frederick Co., MarylandG.2,5 
Obituary18 April 1794Obituary for Friedrich Haefner was published Burial April 20."Georg Fridrich Haefner, for many years an elder and deacon of the Evangelical Lutheran congregation here. Born Feb. 23, 1716 in Saddelhausen in Franconia. Parents were Michael and his wife Maria Margreth. He came to this land in 1745. In 1747 he married the late Heinrich Traut's surviving widow and had 3 sons and 3 daughters with her, of whom one son died young. From the others he had 30 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. March 29, 1793 on Good Friday, his wife died and he too on the same day [i.e., also Good Friday] at 8 a.m. on the 18th of April. Sickness was shortness of breath. Aged 78 years, 1 month, 23 days." on 18 April 1794.6 
Death*18 April 1794He died on 18 April 1794 at Frederick Co., MarylandG, at age 78.1 
Burial*21 April 1794He was buried on 21 April 1794 at Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church, Frederick, Maryland; est. date.7 
Probate1 May 1794His estate was probated on 1 May 1794.8 
ChartsAncestors of Nelle Belle Bridges

Citations

  1. [S193] Ancestry.com Wise-Shelton-Johns-Etheridge Family, wise1936, owner, online \Ancestry.com\. Hereinafter cited as Wise-Shelton Family.
  2. [S437] Frederick County Maryland Probate Administration Records (copies), Historical Society of Frederick County.
  3. [S438] Frederick S. Weiser, compiler, Maryland German Church Records, Vol. 4: Evangelical Lutheran Church (Frederick) Baptisms 1780-1811 (Manchester, Maryland: Noodle-Doosey Press, 1989), pp 86-91.
  4. [S268] 1790 U.S. Federal Census, image viewed online Ancestry.com or FamilySearch.com. Frederick Heffner; hh incl. 1 M of 16 and over; 2 F.
  5. [S488] Frederick County Maryland Chancery Court Index and Abstracts 1761-1850, online \http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/…\, James DICKSON - Estate - 9 Jul 1792 [MSA S512- 1566; 1/36/1/62-1502; 5 folders]. Petition of George DIXON against Frederick HAFFNER and Michael HAFFNER for conveyance of an undivided part in land which they have taken whole possession of since the death of their father in 1764.

    Frederick HAFFNER, dec'd, (will 25 Dec 1793; 1 May 1794) leaving 5 children,

    d/ Abigal SHELY
    d/ Catharine MILLER, dec'd, to her children
    d/ Elizabeth HEFFNER (given part of her late mother’s things)
    s/ Frederick HEFFNER Jr.
    s/ Michael HEFFNER

    Land - "Resurvey on Havenear’s Fancy"

    Will lists outstanding lawsuit with Geoge CLEM and George DIXON; and land to be conveyed to Peter ENGEL and PeterSNOOK. Executors were Thomas JOHNSON, esquire; Samuel DUVAL and Baker JOHNSON. Witnesses were Frederick CLINE, Frederick HEFNER and John HEFNER.

    George DICKSON was heir of brother James DICKSON and was entitled to half of tract "Haffner’s Choice" (which was a resurvey on the tract "Discovery"); this after the deduction of 100 acres sold to Daniel MADDES per agreement between Frederick HAFFNER and James DICKSON. Frederick HAFFNER died before deed was conveyed.

    Land warrant for "Havener’s Fancy" dated 1 Feb 1760; resurveyed on 10 Dec 1761, to include vacant lands, and then called "Resurvey on Havener’s Fancy", 695 acres; next to tract "George and Margaret".

    (Mention made of Charles Lord Baron of Baltimore, our Great Grandfather of a Noble memory, his instructions to Charles CARROLL, esquire, in agreement bearing date at London on 12 Sep 1712 and registered in our province with a paragraph of our dear father’s instructions, bearing date at London of 15 Dec 1738 and registered in our land office.
    David SHAWN (SHEHAWN - age abt 55 in 1798) and George CLEM lived on said property.

    Witnesses summoned on 20 May 1802 were: Norman BRUCE, age 66; John Ross KEY, John RAMSBERG, William RITCHIE, Tobias BUTLER, Samuel DUVALL, age 50 in 1798; Peter ENGEL (abt 46 in 1798), Peter WOLF, George MILLER; George MURDOCH, esquire, age 56 in 1798 of Frederick Town; Arthur WALLACE, George LEIGHTLITER, George CLEMM and Arthur FLEMMING.

    Statements made: James DICKSON was a married man and died without issue; Christopher EDELEN (witness to signatures on documents) died about 12 years ago (said in 1798); Stephen WEST is dead (witness to signatures).. Hereinafter cited as Frederick Co. MD Chancery Court Index 1761-1850.
  6. [S442] F. S. Weiser, compiler and translator, Records of Marriages and Burials in the Monocacy Church in Frederick County, Maryland, and in the Evangelical Lutheran Congregation in the city of Frederick, Maryland, 1743-1811 (Arlington, Virginia: National Genealogical Society, 1972), p. 121, item 11.
  7. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, mo image. Narrative: b. Feb. 23, 1716. d. Apr. 18, 1794, "an elder and deacon of Evangelical Lutheran congregation. Born in Saddelhausen, Franconia. s/o Michael & Maria Margreth Haefner." 1745 came to America, 1747 md. Henrich Traut's widow, wife died 29 March 1793, 3 sons, 3 daughters. Sickness was shortness of breath. Burial Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery, Frederick, Frederick Co., MD. Memorial# 39606389, created by Barbara / Max.
  8. [S488] Frederick Co. MD Chancery Court Index 1761-1850, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/…, James DICKSON - Estate - 9 Jul 1792 [MSA S512- 1566; 1/36/1/62-1502; 5 folders]. Petition of George DIXON against Frederick HAFFNER and Michael HAFFNER for conveyance of an undivided part in land which they have taken whole possession of since the death of their father in 1764.

    Frederick HAFFNER, dec'd, (will 25 Dec 1793; 1 May 1794) leaving 5 children,
    d/ Abigal SHELY
    d/ Catharine MILLER, dec'd, to her children
    d/ Elizabeth HEFFNER (given part of her late mother’s things)
    s/ Frederick HEFFNER Jr.
    s/ Michael HEFFNER

    Land - "Resurvey on Havenear’s Fancy"
    Will lists outstanding lawsuit with Geoge CLEM and George DIXON; and land to be conveyed to Peter ENGEL and Peter SNOOK. Executors were Thomas JOHNSON, esquire; Samuel DUVAL and Baker JOHNSON. Witnesses were Frederick CLINE, Frederick HEFNER and John HEFNER.
    George DICKSON was heir of brother James DICKSON and was entitled to half of tract "Haffner’s Choice" (which was a resurvey on the tract "Discovery"); this after the deduction of 100 acres sold to Daniel MADDES per agreement between Frederick HAFFNER and James DICKSON. Frederick HAFFNER died before deed was conveyed.
    Land warrant for "Havener’s Fancy" dated 1 Feb 1760; resurveyed on 10 Dec 1761, to include vacant lands, and then called "Resurvey on Havener’s Fancy", 695 acres; next to tract "George and Margaret".
    (Mention made of Charles Lord Baron of Baltimore, our Great Grandfather of a Noble memory, his instructions to Charles CARROLL, esquire, in agreement bearing date at London on 12 Sep 1712 and registered in our province with a paragraph of our dear father’s instructions, bearing date at London of 15 Dec 1738 and registered in our land office.)
    David SHAWN (SHEHAWN - age abt 55 in 1798) and George CLEM lived on said property.
    Witnesses summoned on 20 May 1802 were: Norman BRUCE, age 66; John Ross KEY, John RAMSBERG, William RITCHIE, Tobias BUTLER, Samuel DUVALL, age 50 in 1798; Peter ENGEL (abt 46 in 1798), Peter WOLF, George MILLER; George MURDOCH, esquire, age 56 in 1798 of Frederick Town; Arthur WALLACE, George LEIGHTLITER, George CLEMM and Arthur FLEMMING.
    Statements made: James DICKSON was a married man and died without issue; Christopher EDELEN (witness to signatures on documents) died about 12 years ago (said in 1798); Stephen WEST is dead (witness to signatures).
  9. [S154] Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995, online FamilySearch.org, Appolonia Hafner, baptism 13 Mar 1758, German Reformed Church, Frederick, Frederick Co., MD; dau of Friedrich Hafner and Anna Maria _____. Indexing project (batch) number: C50771-1; system origin Maryland-ODM; source film number: 13935.
  10. [S154] Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995, online FamilySearch.org, Louisa Haffner, b. Frederick, Frederick Co. MD 10 Apr 1760, dau. of Friedr. and Anna Maria Haffner; bapt. 8 Jun 1760. Citing Film No. 13931, img. no. 31.