George Washington Heafer

5 April 1791–11 July 1877 (Age 86)
Abbottstown, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of George Washington

George Washington Heafer was born on 5 April 1791, in Abbottstown, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States as the son of John Heafer. He married Susan G. Shively on 10 October 1827, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Two Mile House Magisterial District, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1870. He died on 11 July 1877, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States.

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George Washington Heafer
Susan G. Shively
Marriage: 10 October 1827
Emeline E Heafer
George Rogers Clark Heafer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1827Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1792 · Becomes the 15th State
    Age 1
    On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 3
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1818 · Jackson Purchase
    Age 27
    The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Hoefer .English: variant of Haver .

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

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    Sources (7)

    • George Heifer, "United States Census, 1860"
    • George Heafer, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Geo W Heafer in household of G R Heafer, "United States Census, 1870"

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