Marcus Hefner Papers

John Marcus Hefner (b. ca. 1833) was a farmer from the Flint Rock section of Catawba County, North Carolina. The family name is also spelled Haffner, and Marcus Hefner’s name was recorded as Huffman in the Federal Census of 1860, perhaps through confusion with family name common in Catawba County. In 1860, Hefner resided with his wife, Kezia (b. ca. 1828). and their three young sons, Lawrence (b. ca. 1855), Jonas (b. ca. 1857), and James (listed as 8 months old in September 1860). Marcus Hefner enlisted as a private in Co. E, 57th North Carolina Infantry on July 4, 1862. He deserted some time prior to September 1, 1863, was court martialed in January 1864, and returned to duty prior to May 1, 1864. Hefner was captured near Cold Harbor on June 6, 1864 and was confined at Point Lookout prison camp where he died on July 27, 1864 (cause not reported).

Archive: 
North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh
Other: 
PC. 1265

Letters

Displaying 1 - 25 of 37
ID Letter Date Author Recipient From To
9161 Hefner25 John Marcus Hefner Keziah Hefner Catawba County, NC
9170 Hefner34 John Marcus Hefner Keziah Hefner Cold Harbor, Hanover County, VA Catawba County, NC
9171 Hefner35 John Marcus Hefner Lawrence Hefner, Jonas Hefner St. Mary's County, MD Catawba County, NC
9139 Hefner3 John Marcus Hefner Keziah Hefner Salisbury, Rowan County, NC Catawba County, NC
9172 Hefner36 John Marcus Hefner Keziah Hefner, Lawrence Hefner, Jonas Hefner St. Mary's County, MD Catawba County, NC
9173 Hefner37 John Marcus Hefner Lawrence Hefner, Jonas Hefner St. Mary's County, MD Catawba County, NC
9159 Hefner23 John Marcus Hefner Keziah Hefner MD Catawba County, NC
9137 Hefner1 April 20, 1857 Laban Cline John Marcus Hefner, Keziah Hefner Catawba County, NC Catawba County, NC
9138 Hefner2 July 18, 1862 John Marcus Hefner Keziah Hefner Rowan County, NC Catawba County, NC
9140 Hefner4 September 8, 1862 John Marcus Hefner Keziah Hefner Richmond, VA Catawba County, NC
9141 Hefner5 September 22, 1862 John Marcus Hefner Keziah Hefner Richmond, VA Catawba County, NC
9142 Hefner6 October 12, 1862 John Marcus Hefner Keziah Hefner Richmond, VA Catawba County, NC
9143 Hefner7 October 26, 1862 John Marcus Hefner Keziah Hefner Richmond, VA Catawba County, NC
9144 Hefner8 November 23, 1862 John Marcus Hefner Keziah Hefner Fredericksburg, VA Catawba County, NC
9145 Hefner9 December 1, 1862 John Marcus Hefner Keziah Hefner Fredericksburg, VA Catawba County, NC
9146 Hefner10 December 9, 1862 John Marcus Hefner Keziah Hefner Fredericksburg, VA Catawba County, NC
9147 Hefner11 December 18, 1862 John Marcus Hefner Keziah Hefner Fredericksburg, VA Catawba County, NC
9148 Hefner12 March 27, 1863 John Marcus Hefner Keziah Hefner Fredericksburg, VA Catawba County, NC
9149 Hefner13 April 13, 1863 John Marcus Hefner Keziah Hefner Fredericksburg, VA Catawba County, NC
9150 Hefner14 May 3, 1863 Keziah Hefner John Marcus Hefner Catawba County, NC VA
9151 Hefner15 May 7, 1863 John Marcus Hefner Keziah Hefner VA Catawba County, NC
9152 Hefner16 May 15, 1863 John Marcus Hefner Keziah Hefner Fredericksburg, VA Catawba County, NC
9153 Hefner17 May 19, 1863 John Marcus Hefner Keziah Hefner Fredericksburg, VA Catawba County, NC
9154 Hefner18 May 23, 1863 John Marcus Hefner Keziah Hefner Fredericksburg, VA Catawba County, NC
9155 Hefner19 May 31, 1863 John Marcus Hefner Keziah Hefner Fredericksburg, VA Catawba County, NC

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