Joseph Walter Haefner1

#20025, (circa 1812 - 25 October 1861)
Father*Valentine Haefner1 (c 1783 - )
Mother*Priscilla Burch1 (c 1785 - b 1870)


Ellen Casey b. 1828, d. 1901
Children 1.Joseph W Haefner+8 (1846 - 1928)
 2.John V Haefner8 (c 1848 - 1908)
 3.George O T Haefner8 (c 1850 - )
 4.James Haefner8 (c 1852 - )
 5.Francis Haefner8 (c 1855 - 1896)
 6.Mary Pauline Haefner+8 (1857 - 1948)
 7.Thomas Walter Haefner8 (1859 - )
That Joseph W Haefner is the son of Valentine and Priscilla is suggested by the presence of Valentine in the household of Joseph's widow Ellen in the 1870 census.2 
Joseph Walter Haefner was also known as Walter.2 
Birth*circa 1812He was born circa 1812 at KentuckyG.1 
Baptism31 May 1845He (as Walter) sponsored the baptism of George Walter Casey on 31 May 1845.3 
Marriage*15 July 1845He married Ellen Casey, daughter of George Casey and Catharine Harrington, on 15 July 1845 at St. Joachim's Church, Old Mines / Cadet, Union Twp., Washington Co., MissouriG.4 
13 November 1850He and Ellen Casey appeared on the census of 13 November 1850 at Potosi, Washington Co., MissouriG; (nei. Valentine and Priscilla Haefner, fam. 1084.)5 
15 June 1860He and Ellen Casey appeared on the census of 15 June 1860 at Potosi, Washington Co., MissouriG.6 
Death*25 October 1861He died on 25 October 1861.7 
Burial*October 1861He was buried in October 1861 at St. James Cemetery, Potosi, Washington Co., MissouriG.7 


  1. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S520] VWH.
  3. [S2313] St. James's Church Parish Registers (Potosi, Missouri). Book B, no. 415, img. 389/1060. George Walter Casey, son of John H Casey and Theresa his wife, b. 29 May 1845, bapt, 31 May 1845 by J V Wiseman; sponsors Walter Hefner, Daniel Casey, Barbara Ann Haefner and Ellen Casey.
  4. [S2314] St. Joachim's Church Parish Registers (Old Mines, Missouri). Book C (X), p. 31, img. 714/1170. J W Haefner, of F Haefner, and E Casey, dau. of G Casey and Harrington, marr. 15 Jul 1845 by J Cotter; witn. John Casey Fr, E Lamarque, P Cole, David O'Brien, John H Casey, Jules ____, Thomas O'Hanlon, Patrick McIlvenny, Patrick O'Hanlon, Thomas Sulivan, H Harris, Daniel Casey, Francis Destoge, M O'Hanlon, John Munday, Patrick Carrigan, George Casey, William Long, Sam C White and ____ Colman.
  5. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. J W (38), b. KY, merchant; Ellen (21), b. MO.
  6. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. J W (45), b. KY, merchant; Ellen (32), b. MO.
  7. [S2205] St. James's Church Cemetery, Washington County, MO, online, Joseph Walter Haefner, 13 Apr 1814 - 25 Oct 1861, husband of Ellen (no image).
  8. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census.