The Hefling Family
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Clarkson B Hefling

Clarkson B Hefling


Clark was born 10 Jun 1835 in Coshocton, Ohio to John S Hefling and Mary Elizabeth Robison. He died 24 Oct 1904 in Center Point, Iowa and is buried in the Center Point Cemetery.

Malona E Walker


Malona was born 22 Nov 1843 in Coshocton, Ohio to Adam Walker and Mary Ann Kay.
She died on 29 Mar 1870 in Astoria, Illinois and is buried in the Salem Cemetery there.
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Evalina Glimps

No information at this time.

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Amelia 'Maria' Rowley

Maria was born about 1843 in New York to Joel Bethuel Rowley and Deborah Monroe Pope. She died 30 Oct 1890 in Center Point, Iowa and is buried in the Davis Cemetery there.

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Mary E. Manley

Mary was born about 1847 in Illinois to Elijah I. Manley and Mary Savenfield. She was the widow of a Mr. Hiler at the time of her marriage to Clark. No other information available at this time.



Clark and Malona were married on 25 Aug 1862 in Coshocton, Ohio. They had one child.

Clarkson and Malona moved to Illinois with Clarkson's parents about 1865.

Child of Clarkson B Hefling and Malona E Walker:

           
  1. Elmira Maria Hefling
        
     



Malona's tombstone in Salem Cemetery.

After Malona's death, Clark and Elmira moved to Linn County, Iowa sometime after the 1870 census was taken in Astoria, Illinois in June. Records indicate he married Evalina in Iowa in 1871.

Records then indicate that Clark and Maria married on 20 Sep 1874 in Benton County, Iowa. They had no children. They were still married o
n the 1880 federal census living in Grant Twp, Linn Co, Iowa as well as on the 1885 Iowa state census.

         
Maria's original tombstone and the newer one beside it in Iowa.

Records show that Maria died in 1890.

We then find a record of another marriage on 19 May 1895 to Mary E Manley, a widow of a Mr. Hiler, in Center Point, Iowa. On this marriage record, Clark indicated it was his third marriage when it was actually his fourth.

By the 1900 federal census, Clark is again listed as a widower, farming in Washington Twp, Linn County, Iowa.

Clark's obituary in the Center Point Journal stated, "He had been ill for a long time and his death came not as a surprise for teh relatives and near friends." The only marriage mentioned was to Malona Walker. Their daughter, Elmira, was the only mentioned child. Both Malona and Elmira pre-desceased Clark. Funeral services were conducted in the Church of Christ.

Court records show that Oliver Heins (son-in-law) was the administrator of Clark's estate. He was survived by his son-in-law and two grandchildren, Jesse Heins and Pearl Heins.

                                                                                                page created April 2012
                                                                                                    updated August 2012

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