Biography of Benjamin Heffner, Jr.
Allen County, OH Biographies

BENJAMIN HEFFNER, JR., farmer, P. 0., Westminster, was born in Bucks County, Penn., December 6, 1827, and is a son of Abner and Lucy (Dafney) Heffner, both of German extraction. The family were early settlers of Licking County, Ohio, where the parents led an uneventful life, and died surrounded by their children and friends. Of their children three are now living: Benjamin, Tobias Anthony and Susanah. The subject of this sketch settled in Westminster, this township, in 1851, where he has since been engaged in farming, clearing a portion of the land upon which he now resides, and passing through much of the hardships of pioneer life. He was married, in 1851, to Miss Catherine Yost, a native of Pennsylvania, and by her he has the following chilthen now living: Alexander and Matthew, residing in St. Louis, Abner and Adelia, Mr. Heffner has a farm of 100 acres of well improved land. and a home well worthy of his hard earned labors. The family are members of the Reformed Church.

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