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James P. Haefling (b. 04/18/1867, d. 04/09/1943)James P. Haefling was born 04/18/1867 in Tiffin, Ohio, and died 04/09/1943 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.He married Clara M. Voglewede on 06/17/1903 in Adams County, Indiana, daughter of Joseph Henry Gerhard Voglewede and Mary Adeline Meibers.
Notes for James P. Haefling:
1880 U.S. Census:James Haefling was the 19 year old son of George Haefling, a 40 year old farmer who lived in Washington Township, Adams County, Indiana.James was born in Ohio.George Haefling was born in Ohio and his parents were born in Germany.George's wife, Margaret, was a 38 year old housekeeper who was born in Pennsylvania.Margaret's father was born in Pennsylvania and her mother is listed as being in N. Quincy.Other siblings living in the household were: Peter R., age 7; Edard B., age 4; and Thomas T., age 2.Peter, Edward and Thomas were born in Indiana.This census was enumerated on June 14, 1880.U.S. Archives Call No. T-9, roll 264, Enumeration District 138, page19.
Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette - April 10, 1943 - page 2
AUDITOR DIES -James J. Haefling, 76, auditor for the City Utilities here the last 15 years, died of heart disease early Friday morning at his home at 124 East CreightonAvenue. Funeral rites have been set for Monday.
The News-Sentinel (Fort Wayne) - April 9, 1943 -- page 1
DEATH CLAIMS J. P. HAEFLING
City Utilities Auditor Succumbs to Heart Attack at 76.
James P. Haefling, 76, auditor of the City Utilities here since 1928, died of heart disease at 1:15 a.m. today at his residence, 124 East Creighton Avenue, following an extended illness.
Mr. Haefling had served with the State Board of Accounts for 10 years prior to his appointment with the City Utilities and was formerly Adams County Clerk at Decatur, where he made his home for nearly 50 years before coming here 25 years ago.He was a native of Tiffin, O.
Surviving are the wife, Clara, four sons, James, William and Richard, all of this city, and Corp. Paul Haefling, now stationed at Fort Morgan, Ala.; two daughters, Miss Helen Haefling, at home, and Sister Ann de Lourdes of the Sisters of Providence at Fayetteville, N.C.; two brothers, Daniel of Lexington, Ky., and Richard, of East Fultonham, O. and seven grandchildren.
The deceased was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, the Holy Name Society and the State Association of Certified Public Accountants.He was also a charter member of the Elks Lodge at Decatur.
The body was taken to the Mungovan & Sons Mortuary where friends may call after 4 p.m. Saturday.
Funeral services will be held at 8:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary and 9 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, the Rt. Rev, Msgr. D. Lawrence Monahan officiating.Burial will be in the Catholic Cemetery.The Holy Name Society will meet Sunday evening at the mortuary for recitation of the rosary.
Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette
April 11, 1943 - page 24
Haefling, James P. - Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 8:30 o'clock at Mungovan & Sons mortuary and 9 0'clock at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Rt. Rev. Msgr. D. Lawrence Monahan officiating.Interment will be in the Catholic Cemetery. St. Patrick's Holy Name Society will meet tonight at 8 o'clock at the mortuary for recitation of the rosary.Friends may call at the mortuary.
More About James P. Haefling:
Buried at: Catholic Cemetary, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
More About James P. Haefling and Clara M. Voglewede:
Marriage: 06/17/1903, Adams County, Indiana.
Marriage Notes for James P. Haefling and Clara M. Voglewede:
Record of Marriage, St. Mary of the Assumption, Decatur, Indiana
June 19, 1900
Jacobum P. Haefling
(Georgii et Margareth Haefling)
et Clara M. Vogelwede
(Joannes et Maria Vogelwede)
Wit: Maria Conter et Franciscum Wesseldorf
Ida Dessinger et Tonas Haefling
Fr. Wilkens - $10.00
Children of James P. Haefling and Clara M. Voglewede are:
- Helen Haefling, b. date unknown, d. date unknown.
- Kathleen Haefling, b. 1904, Decatur, Indiana, d. 11/13/1983, Terre Haute, Indiana.
- Paul Haefling, b. date unknown, d. date unknown.
- James P. Haefling, b. 11/01/1904, d. date unknown.
- J. P. Haefling, b. 01/01/1909, d. date unknown.
- +William H. Haefling, b. 1910, d. 04/08/1973, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
- Richard F. Haefling, b. 04/24/1915, d. 04/29/1988, Fort Wayne, Indiana.