Josiah Hebner

M, #1511, b. 17 July 1811, d. 9 May 1879
FatherNicholas Henry Hebner b. 3 May 1767, d. 5 Apr 1855
MotherCatharina Margaretha Stiefers b. c 1780
Josiah Hebner
Courtesy of Suzanne L. W. Frantz
     Josiah Hebner was born on Wednesday, 17 July 1811 at Markham Twp., Upper Canada. He and Harriet Armitage, daughter of Harvey Armitage and Barbara Hill, were married on Wednesday, 27 January 1841. He appeared as household head on the census of 1861 at town of Whitby, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada West. He is listed as: Josiah Hebner, butcher, born Canada, no religion, age 48, male, married, 2 storey frame house. Harriet Hebner, Francis Hebner, William Chester Hebner and Mary Hebner also appeared in the household. He appeared as household head on the census of 22 September 1870 at Grant, Saint Clair Co., Michigan, USA. He is listed as: Hebner, Joseph, age 59, male, white, farmer, farm worth $2,500, personal property worth $400, born Canada, both parents of foreign birth, US citizen. Harriet Hebner, William Chester Hebner, Mary Hebner, Matilda Hebner and Barbara Hebner also appeared in the household. Josiah died on Friday, 9 May 1879 at Macomb Co., Michigan, USA, at age 67 years, 9 months and 22 days, due to liver disease. States his occupation as baker, married, born Canada, parents names unknown. He was buried at Willow Grove Cemetery, Armada, Macomb Co., Michigan, USA. He wrote letters to the Advent Review & Sabbath Herald and images of the published letters can be found here.


Harriet Armitage b. 5 Nov 1822, d. 20 Mar 1916