Abigal Haefner1

#3837, ( - after 25 December 1793)
Relationship2nd great-grandaunt of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Friedrich Haefner1 (1716 - 1794)
Mother*Anna Maria Baumin1 (1713 - 1793)
Abigal Haefner was also known as Abigail Heffner. 
25 December 1793In Friedrich Haefner's will dated 25 December 1793 at Frederick Co., MarylandG, Abigal Haefner was named as an heir, the sum of £50.1,2 
Death*after 25 December 1793She died after 25 December 1793.1 


  1. [S437] Frederick County Maryland Probate Administration Records (copies), Historical Society of Frederick County.
  2. [S488] Frederick County Maryland Chancery Court Index and Abstracts 1761-1850, online \http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/…\, James DICKSON - Estate - 9 Jul 1792 [MSA S512- 1566; 1/36/1/62-1502; 5 folders]. Petition of George DIXON against Frederick HAFFNER and Michael HAFFNER for conveyance of an undivided part in land which they have taken whole possession of since the death of their father in 1764.

    Frederick HAFFNER, dec'd, (will 25 Dec 1793; 1 May 1794) leaving 5 children,

    d/ Abigal SHELY
    d/ Catharine MILLER, dec'd, to her children
    d/ Elizabeth HEFFNER (given part of her late mother’s things)
    s/ Frederick HEFFNER Jr.
    s/ Michael HEFFNER

    Land - "Resurvey on Havenear’s Fancy"

    Will lists outstanding lawsuit with Geoge CLEM and George DIXON; and land to be conveyed to Peter ENGEL and PeterSNOOK. Executors were Thomas JOHNSON, esquire; Samuel DUVAL and Baker JOHNSON. Witnesses were Frederick CLINE, Frederick HEFNER and John HEFNER.

    George DICKSON was heir of brother James DICKSON and was entitled to half of tract "Haffner’s Choice" (which was a resurvey on the tract "Discovery"); this after the deduction of 100 acres sold to Daniel MADDES per agreement between Frederick HAFFNER and James DICKSON. Frederick HAFFNER died before deed was conveyed.

    Land warrant for "Havener’s Fancy" dated 1 Feb 1760; resurveyed on 10 Dec 1761, to include vacant lands, and then called "Resurvey on Havener’s Fancy", 695 acres; next to tract "George and Margaret".

    (Mention made of Charles Lord Baron of Baltimore, our Great Grandfather of a Noble memory, his instructions to Charles CARROLL, esquire, in agreement bearing date at London on 12 Sep 1712 and registered in our province with a paragraph of our dear father’s instructions, bearing date at London of 15 Dec 1738 and registered in our land office.
    David SHAWN (SHEHAWN - age abt 55 in 1798) and George CLEM lived on said property.

    Witnesses summoned on 20 May 1802 were: Norman BRUCE, age 66; John Ross KEY, John RAMSBERG, William RITCHIE, Tobias BUTLER, Samuel DUVALL, age 50 in 1798; Peter ENGEL (abt 46 in 1798), Peter WOLF, George MILLER; George MURDOCH, esquire, age 56 in 1798 of Frederick Town; Arthur WALLACE, George LEIGHTLITER, George CLEMM and Arthur FLEMMING.

    Statements made: James DICKSON was a married man and died without issue; Christopher EDELEN (witness to signatures on documents) died about 12 years ago (said in 1798); Stephen WEST is dead (witness to signatures).. Hereinafter cited as Frederick Co. MD Chancery Court Index 1761-1850.