Joseph Walter Haefner1

#20025, (circa 1812 - 25 October 1861)
Father*Valentine Haefner1 (c 1783 - 1874)
Mother*Priscilla Burch1 (c 1785 - b 1870)


Ellen Casey b. 1828, d. 1901
Children 1.Joseph W Haefner+8 (1846 - 1928)
 2.John V Haefner+8 (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 
He was a merchant. 
Joseph Walter Haefner was also known as Walter.2 
Birth*circa 1812He was born circa 1812 at KentuckyG.3 
Baptism31 May 1845He (as Walter) sponsored the baptism of George Walter Casey on 31 May 1845.4 
Marriage*15 July 1845He married Ellen Casey, daughter of George Casey and Catharine Harrington, on 15 July 1845 at St. Joachim Church, Old Mines / Cadet, Union Twp., Washington Co., MissouriG.5 
13 November 1850He and Ellen Casey appeared on the census of 13 November 1850 at Potosi, Breton Twp., Washington Co., MissouriG; (nei. Valentine and Priscilla Haefner, fam. 1084.)3 
15 June 1860He and Ellen Casey appeared on the census of 15 June 1860 at Potosi, Breton Twp., 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 Church Cemetery, Potosi, Breton Twp., Washington Co., MissouriG.7 


  1. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S520] VWH.
  3. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. J W (38), b. KY, merchant; Ellen (21), b. MO.
  4. [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.
  5. [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.
  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.