When John Leonardo Hafen was born on 23 May 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, John Hafen, was 24 and his mother, Thora Marionette Twede, was 18. He married Daisy Marie Nelson on 12 June 1907, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Redlands, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1930 and Mission Judicial Township, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1940. He died on 21 June 1942, in Orange, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Redlands, San Bernardino, California, United States.
South German: metonymic occupational name for a potter, from Middle High German hafen ‘pot’.
Historical Notes Utah's Art Magazine February 2012 published by Artists of Utah J. Leo Hafen: Forgotten Photographer by Shawn Rossiter http://artistsofutah.org/15bytes/12feb/page5.html Photograp …
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