M, #1646, b. 30 May 1843, d. 29 January 1913
|Father||Josiah Hebner b. 17 Jul 1811, d. 9 May 1879|
|Mother||Harriet Armitage b. 5 Nov 1822, d. 20 Mar 1916|
Francis Hebner was born on Tuesday, 30 May 1843 at Ontario, Canada West, according to the information on his death registration. He appeared on the census of 1861 in the household of Josiah Hebner at town of Whitby, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada West. He was listed as: Francis Hebner, Butcher, born Canada, of no religion, age 16, male. He and Sarah Jane McCracken were married by S. E. Wishard on Thursday, 21 July 1870 at Saginaw, Saginaw Co., Michigan, USA. He was 27, white, living in Jedo, sailor, born in Oakwood. She was of an unknown age, living in Geneva, Wisconsin. Martin H. McCracken and Marcha Henry witnessed the marriage. He witnessed the marriage of Thomas Clayton Johnson and Mary Hebner. He appeared as household head on the census of 3 June 1880 at Port Huron, Saint Clair Co., Michigan, USA. He was listed as: Hebner, Frank, white, male, 37, head, married, sailor, born Canada, father born Canada, mother born Pennsylvania. Sarah Jane Hebner, Maud Hebner, Frank Armitage Hebner, Blanch Hebner, Barbara Hebner and Harriet Hebner also appeared in the household. Francis died on Wednesday, 29 January 1913 at the Marine Hospital, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA, at age 69 years, 7 months and 30 days, due to lobar pneumonia and diabetes mellitus. The registration states his name as Captain Frank Hebner, father born PA, mother born unknown, and he was a Master of US Steamships.