Otto Titan von Hefner was in 1827 Born in Munich and was, Like his father, historian. In particular, as he made his name heraldist. His main work is one of the four-volume work Family tree of flowering aristocracy in Germany. It appeared from 1860.
Hefner describes the first documented occurrence, the progenitor, Diploma Ceremonies, in the same family name, he points to another carrier with a description of the shield. Hefner was also, of the Siebmacher armorials revised and 1854 saw to, that as a new edition under the title “The new sieve” were published. Some of his works are available as digitized:
Family tree of flowering and dead aristocracy in Germany, Band 1, Regensburg: G. J. Manz, 1860
Family tree of flowering and dead aristocracy in Germany, Band 2, Regensburg: G. J. Manz, 1863
Family tree of flowering and dead aristocracy in Germany, Band 3, Regensburg: G. J. Manz, 1865
Family tree of flowering and dead aristocracy in Germany, Band 4, Regensburg: G. J. Manz, 1866
Create an armorial of the nobility in the Kingdom of Hanover and thriving duchy of Braunschweig, Munich: Heraldic Institute, 1862
Create an armorial of the nobility in the thriving Kingdom of Galicia, Munich: Heraldic Institute, 1863
Mecklenburg nobility, Nuremberg: Bauer & Raspe, 1858
Heraldic original pattern book for artists, Builders, Seal engraver, Heraldic painter.. Munich: Heraldic Institute, 1862
The seal and coat of arms of Munich gender, Munich 1849
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