Philip Jacob Hefner

16 January 1769–11 February 1858 (Age 89)
Frederick, Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Philip Jacob

When Philip Jacob Hefner was born on 16 January 1769, in Frederick, Maryland, British Colonial America, his father, Melchoir Heffner, was 51 and his mother, Anna Catherine Balzar, was 37. He married Elisabeth Keller about 1795, in Lincoln, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Upper Regiment, Chatham, North Carolina, United States in 1840 and Catawba, Catawba, North Carolina, United States in 1850. He died on 11 February 1858, in Hickory, Catawba, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 89.

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Philip Jacob Hefner
Elisabeth Bolick
Marriage: 14 March 1822
Casper Hefner
Rachel Hefner
Hiram Hefner
Fanny Hefner
David Hefner

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  • Marriage
    14 March 1822Lincoln, North Carolina, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 7
    North Carolina is the 12th state.
    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 25
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    Name Meaning

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a potter (see Hafner ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (13)

    • Phillip Heffner, "United States Census, 1820"
    • Philip Hefner, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • Phillip Hefner, "United States Census, 1810"

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