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Re: Nancy E. Hefner & J.L. Hefner - Hunt Co., Texas
Posted by: Regina (ID *****6901) Date: February 21, 2009 at 16:10:55
In Reply to: Re: Nancy E. Hefner & J.L. Hefner - Hunt Co., Texas by Robert Mike Terry of 772


I wanted to follow-up on my original post.

Here is what I know about John Lafayette Hefner and his family.

1850 US Census - Subdivision 25, Polk, Tennessee
Name/Age/Estimated Birth Year/Birth Place/Gender
John Hefner 29 abt 1821 Georgia Male
Tennessee Hefner 32 abt 1818 Tennessee Female
John Hefner 15 abt 1835 Tennessee Male
Elizabeth Hefner 7 abt 1843 Tennessee Female
Jesse Hefner 5 abt 1845 Tennessee Male
Hiram Hefner 3 abt 1847 Tennessee Male
Napoleon Hefner 1 abt 1849 Tennessee Male

J. L. Hefner        Male
Marriage Date: 12 Sep 1867
Spouse: Nancy E. Hefner
Marriage city:Hunt
Marriage State:Texas
Source:Texas Marriages, 1851-1900

1880 US Census - Precinct 4, Hunt, Texas
Name/Age/Estimated Birth Year/Birthplace/Relationship to Head/Fathers Birth/Mothers Birth
P. L. Hefner 42 abt 1838 Tennessee Self North Carolina North Carolina <This is John L. Hefner.>
Nancy Hefner 30 abt 1850 Alabama Wife North Carolina Georgia
Churchwell Hefner 12 abt 1868 Texas Son
Lula I. Hefner 9 abt 1871 Texas Daughter <Lula Isabel Hefner, My great grandmother.>
Nancy B. Hefner 7 abt 1873 Texas Daughter <Nancy Beulah Hefner>
Sula B. Hefner 5 abt 1875 Texas Daughter<Sula Beatrice Hefner>
Freddie F. Hefner 2 abt 1878 Texas Son
Aland A. Hefner 1 abt 1879 Texas Son <Correct name is Olen Aughton Hefner>

1900 US Census - Justice Precinct 4, Jack, Texas
<I believe this is the correct census for John L. Hefner>
John Heffner
Age:        63
Birth Date:        May 1837
Birthplace:        Tennessee
Race:        White
Ethnicity: American
Gender: Male
Relationship to head-of-house:        Boarder
Father's Birthplace:        North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
Marital Status: Widowed

1910 US Census - South Fork, Montgomery, Arkansas
J L Hefner
Age in 1910:        73
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1837
Birthplace:        Tennessee
Relation to Head of House:        Head
Father's Birth Place:        North Carolina
Mother's Birth Place:        Tennessee
Marital Status:        Widowed
Race:        White
Gender:        Male

I don't have any other information on him except to say I believe he is descended through John Frederick Hefner.

Thank you for your help!

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