Mary C. Heffner

14 May 1881–3 April 1967 (Age 85)
Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary C.

When Mary C. Heffner was born on 14 May 1881, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Andrew Curtin Heffner, was 17 and her mother, Rachel Fetter, was 28. She married Jacob E. Stayer on 28 January 1904, in Everett, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in West Providence Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. She died on 3 April 1967, at the age of 85, and was buried in Everett Cemetery, Everett, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob E. Stayer
Mary C. Heffner
Marriage: 28 January 1904
Roy H. Stayer
Fred A. Stayer

Spouse and Children

28 January 1904
Everett, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Curtin Heffner


    Rachel Fetter





    John Henry Heffner


    Annie Hester Heffner


    Margaret "Maggie" L Heffner



World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 23

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary C Hefner in household of Andrew Hefner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Stayer in household of Jacob Stayer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary E Stayer in household of Jacob E Stayer, "United States Census, 1910"

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