Haverly, Carl Charles

From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY


Charles (Carl being the German/Dutch word for Charles) Haverly (Hoefferlich on the 1800 census and his will), son of Christian John Hoffelich and Mary Dawley was born abt.1737 in the Palatinate in Germany according to the tradition of the family. There was much variation of spelling of his name when he was researched. His siblings were:


He was a farmer and soldier.


Karl Hoffelich was naturalized March 20, 1762 (Laws of the Colony of New York) 1755-9 vol. IV/618-9.

Marriage & Children

He married Anna Maria Bassler March 9, 1768 in the Schoharie Reformed Church. She was the dau. of Frederick Bassler and his first wife Esther Tommen.

Their children were:

  • Anna Mary-1769 married Nicholas Richtmeier
  • Dorothea Haverly-1771
  • Christian Haverly -1773
  • John C. Haverly -1777
  • Esther Haverly-1780
  • Annatge (Nancy)Haverly-1782
  • Catherine Haverly-1785.married Jacob W. Zimmer
  • Maria married Johannes Seidelmeier

They were baptised in the Schoharie Reformed and Lutheran Churches and the Beaverdam Reformed Church at Berne.

Military Service

Charles Heflig and Jacob Heflig were listed on the Muster Roll in 1782. Carls Hefferlich and Jacob Hefferlich were entitled to 500 acres in the town of Knox as enlisted men in the 15th regular Alb. Co. Militia. The place is shown on the 1787 map as belonging to K. Haverleigh and Karl Haverleigh.


Carl died October 15, 1821 at age 84 at his home in Knox and was buried in the Berne Beaverdam Cemetery. His wife is mentioned in his will but not named so it appears that she survived him.

Charles Hoefferlick's will


Census, Family Tradition, Church Records, "NY in the Revolution" and "Schoharie County History" by Roscoe, "Families of Herkimer, Montgomery & Schoharie" by William Barker.