Heffelfinger, John Byers, [View Citation] [Table of Contents] [Page Numbers]
The Heffelfinger genealogy : (through Philip Heffelfinger, the revolutionary soldier, from Martin Heffelfinger, the
Swiss immigrant, in Lancaster County, 1740) : with notes on some descendants of Philip Newton, Kan.: unknown, 1951, 65 pgs.
"Deposition of Nicholas Shope taken in oath before Robert Lusk, Esquire, one of our justices of the peace for the County of Cumberland, who sayeth that he knew Philip Heffelfinger the afrementioned applicant for a United States Pension by an Act of Congress passed the 7th of June, A.D. 1832; that he lived hear Myerstown, Lancaster County, now Lebanon County; that he was drafted in the militia to go to a two-months tour against the British in New York; that sometime in the month of September in the year 1776 he started under Col. Greenewalt, in the company of Captain Leonard Immel....and that Heffelfinger was in the same company....etc., etc."
Sworn and subscribedNicholas Shope the 10th day of November, 1837 R. Lusk ------------