Surname: Hefflefinger

1830 Map of Cherokee Territory in Georgia

Biographies of the Cherokee Indians

Whatever may be their origins in antiquity, the Cherokees are generally thought to be a Southeastern tribe, with roots in Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee, among other states, though many Cherokees are identified today with Oklahoma, to which they had been forcibly removed by treaty in the 1830s, or with the lands of the Eastern Band of Cherokees in western North Carolina. The largest of the so-called Five Civilized Tribes, which also included Choctaws, Chickasaws, Creeks, and Seminoles, the Cherokees were the first tribe to have a written language, and by 1820 they had even adopted a form of government

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Eliza C. Hefflefinger

(See Rogers) -Eliza, daughter of Jesse and Elizabeth Cochran was born in the Cherokee Nation in 1853. At the time that she would be in school the Civil War with all of its malevolence broke over the Cherokee Nation and it is only due to her native ability that she is now widely known for her general intelligence and information. She married in 1872 Greenville Pace Hefflefinger. He was one of the most progressive farmers of his community and always kept thoroughly abreast with the period. They were the parents of Joseph and Fannie Hefflefinger. Mrs. Hefflefinger is a member