Benjamin Marks Shafer

M, b. 25 August 1925, d. 4 April 1945
     Benjamin Marks Shafer was born on 25 August 1925 at Big Spring, Howard Co., TX. He was the son of Benjamin Myers Shafer and Maude Katherine Carter. Benjamin Marks Shafer began military service WW II service, U.S. Army, 128th Infantry, 32nd Div. He died on 4 April 1945 at Luzon Island, Philippines, at age 19. Cause of death: Killed in action, WW II. He was buried in 1945 at Garden City Cemetery, Garden City, Glasscock Co., TX, Findagrave #38893463.

Benjamin Myers Shafer1

M, b. 14 April 1897, d. 14 December 1979
     Benjamin Myers Shafer was also known as "Ben". He was born on 14 April 1897 at Glasscock Co., TX, WW I draft registration.1 He was the son of Johann Christian Schaefer and Susannah Myers.1 Benjamin Myers Shafer married Maude Katherine Carter, daughter of Joseph George Carter Sr. and Lillian Marks. Benjamin Myers Shafer died on 14 December 1979 at Howard Co., TX, at age 82. He was buried in December 1979 at Garden City Cemetery, Garden City, Glasscock Co., TX, Findagrave #38893429.

Children of Benjamin Myers Shafer and Maude Katherine Carter

Citations

  1. [S5281] 1900 Federal Census, Glasscock County, Texas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1638; FHL #1241638.

Bernice May Shafer1

F, b. 12 May 1930, d. 26 June 2017
     Bernice May Shafer was born on 12 May 1930 at Vining, Washington Co., KS.1 She was the daughter of George Joseph Shafer and Grace Rowena Jefferson.1 Bernice May Shafer married Gerald Earl Scott, son of George Maurice Scott Sr. and Harriet Colett Mudgett, on 2 June 1949 at Stanislaus Co., CA. Bernice May Shafer lived in 1974 at 505 Newport Avenue, Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA, city directory. She lived in 1983 at Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA. She died on 26 June 2017 at age 87.

Child of Bernice May Shafer and Gerald Earl Scott

Citations

  1. [S3821] 1940 Federal Census, Stanislaus County, California. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 352.

Bismark Shafer1

M, b. 11 June 1891, d. 7 February 1968
     Bismark Shafer was born on 11 June 1891 at Glasscock Co., TX.1 He was the son of Johann Christian Schaefer and Susannah Myers.1 Bismark Shafer married Genevieve Louise Carter, daughter of Joseph George Carter Sr. and Lillian Marks, circa 1930, Genevieve was first married to Augustine G. Alba, with who she had two chidren, Gene (1924) and Joyce Lillian (1926). They were raised by Bismark Shafer and used the Shafer surname. DLB 2020. Bismark Shafer died on 7 February 1968 at Big Spring, Howard Co., TX, at age 76.

Child of Bismark Shafer and Genevieve Louise Carter

Citations

  1. [S5281] 1900 Federal Census, Glasscock County, Texas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1638; FHL #1241638.

Burton A. Shafer

M, b. 25 July 1911, d. 8 March 1953
     Burton A. Shafer was born on 25 July 1911 at Ohio. He married Hilda Long, daughter of Clay E. Long and Eunice Lott. Burton A. Shafer died on 8 March 1953 at Cambridge, Guernsey Co., OH, at age 41. He was buried in March 1953 at Friends Cemetery, Quaker City, Guernsey Co., OH, Find A Grave Memorial# 35163455.

Charles Wesley Shafer1

M, b. 22 May 1873, d. 20 June 1931
     Charles Wesley Shafer was born on 22 May 1873 at Noble Co., OH.1 He married Rachel Ella Bates on 17 February 1906. Charles Wesley Shafer died on 20 June 1931 at Noble Co., OH, at age 58.

Child of Charles Wesley Shafer and Rachel Ella Bates

Citations

  1. [S370] 1920 Federal Census, Noble County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, Series T625, Roll 1424.

Charlie Joe Shafer

M, b. 22 March 1931, d. 2 February 2020
     Charlie Joe Shafer was born on 22 March 1931 at Glasscock Co., TX. He was the son of Benjamin Myers Shafer and Maude Katherine Carter. Charlie Joe Shafer married Barbara Ann Moreland, daughter of Samuel Newton Moreland and Lottie Lois Crass, on 14 February 1951 at Big Spring, Howard Co., TX. Charlie Joe Shafer died on 2 February 2020 at Big Spring, Howard Co., TX, at age 88

Obituary -- (Findagrave.com):

Charlie Joe Schafer, 88, of Glasscock County passed away February 2, 2020 after a three-and-a-half-year battle with Dementia.

Before Charlie was stricken, he was a very social person, had many friends and was always happy to have company pop in for a visit.

He was an avid Golfer, loved tending to a beautiful yard, and planting an overflowing garden every year. His yard was referred to as a “Garden of Eden” in the middle of a desert. He always made sure to over plant his vegetable gardens each year so friends and neighbors could enjoy his favorite hobby along with family. He had a true green thumb. He always said he inherited that green thumb from his mother.

He was the grandson of Pioneer Ranchers of Glasscock County, and is the last of the Ben and Maude Carter Schafer family, ranchers in the Glasscock area. Charlie was born at the family ranch March 22, 1931.

Charlie married Barbara Moreland in Big Spring, Texas in 1951. They were married for 62 years.

Charlie and Barbara had three daughters, Cindy, Penny and Rosie. Those three daughters gave them seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Charlie is pre-deceased by his parents, wife, three brothers, 2 sisters, one grandson.

Graveside services will be held 2:00 PM Friday, February 7, 2020, at the Garden City Cemetery under the direction of Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com.

He was buried in February 2020 at Garden City Cemetery, Garden City, Glasscock Co., TX, Findagrave #186159023.

Christian Shafer Jr.1

M, b. 25 February 1894, d. 31 January 1963
     Christian Shafer Jr. was also known as "Chris". He was born on 25 February 1894 at Glasscock Co., TX.1 He was the son of Johann Christian Schaefer and Susannah Myers.1 Christian Shafer Jr. married Birdie Mae Pointer, daughter of Richard Granbury Pointer and Eva Essie Jones. Christian Shafer Jr. lived on 22 April 1930 at Justice Precinct 4, Glasscock Co., TX, stock farmer.2 He lived on 2 May 1940 at Garden City, Glasscock Co., TX, stock rancher.3 He died on 31 January 1963 at Big Spring, Howard Co., TX, at age 68. He was buried in February 1963 at Garden City Cemetery, Garden City, Glasscock Co., TX, Findagrave #39011792.

Child of Christian Shafer Jr. and Birdie Mae Pointer

Citations

  1. [S5281] 1900 Federal Census, Glasscock County, Texas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1638; FHL #1241638.
  2. [S5348] 1930 Federal Census, Glasscock County, Texas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2335; FHL #2342069.
  3. [S5349] 1940 Federal Census, Glasscock County, Texas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 4040.

Clyde Frederick Shafer

M, b. 15 September 1927, d. 7 October 1941
     Clyde Frederick Shafer was born on 15 September 1927 at Glasscock Co., TX. He was the son of Benjamin Myers Shafer and Maude Katherine Carter. Clyde Frederick Shafer died on 7 October 1941 at Big Spring, Howard Co., TX, at age 14. Cause of death: blood poisoning. He was buried in October 1941 at Garden City Cemetery, Garden City, Glasscock Co., TX, Findagrave #38796914.

Dale Eldridge Shafer1

M, b. 28 April 1911, d. 28 September 1993
     Dale Eldridge Shafer was born on 28 April 1911 at Clifton, Washington Co., KS.1 He was the son of William Eldridge Shafer and Grace Pearl Buzzard.1 Dale Eldridge Shafer married Thelma Arlene King, daughter of Walter Wayne King and Sadie Eliza Beemer. Dale Eldridge Shafer lived on 3 April 1940 at Riverbank Twp., Stanislaus Co., CA, truck driver, fruit cannery.2 He lived in 1983 at Riverbank, Stanislaus Co., CA. He died on 28 September 1993 at age 82

Obituary -- Riverbank News, Riverbank, California; Wednesday, 6 OCT 1993, p.3 (Newspapers.com):

Dale E. Shafer

Graveside services were held Oct. 1 at Lakewood Cemetery for Dale Eldridge Shafer, 82, of Riverbank, who died Sept. 28. Colonial Chapel of Franklin & Downs was in charge of the arrangements.

Born in Kansas, Mr. Shafer had lived in Riverbank for 58 years. He was a self-employed carpenter for 33 years and was a member of the Riverbank Volunteer Fire Department and the Modesto Travel Club. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy.

Also surviving is his brother Harold Shafer of Alaska and his sisters, Lila Henderson of Oakdale and Ruby Ransdell of Oregon.

Citations

  1. [S5343] 1920 Federal Census, Washington County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 554; FHL #1820554.
  2. [S3821] 1940 Federal Census, Stanislaus County, California. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 352.

Dolores Shafer

F, b. circa December 1928
     Dolores Shafer was born circa December 1928 at Ohio.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Edward Shafer and Hattie M. Talbert.

Citations

  1. [S1955] 1940 Federal Census, Guernsey County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 3075.

Donald H. Shafer1

M, b. 9 March 1929, d. 26 September 2009
     Donald H. Shafer was born on 9 March 1929 at Flora, Clay Co., IL.1 He was the son of Harold Richard Shafer and Mabel A. Gill.1 Donald H. Shafer died on 26 September 2009 at Mt. Vernon, Jefferson Co., IL, at age 80.

Citations

  1. [S3925] 1940 Federal Census, Richland County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 837.

Donna Darlene Shafer

F, b. 1 March 1943, d. 11 August 2015
     Donna Darlene Shafer was born on 1 March 1943 at Stanislaus Co., CA. She was the daughter of George Joseph Shafer and Grace Rowena Jefferson. Donna Darlene Shafer lived in 1983 at Fremont, Alameda Co., CA. She died on 11 August 2015 at Bangor, Butte Co., CA, at age 72. She was buried, Findagrave #150646443.

Doralee Maud Shafer

F, b. 18 October 1934, d. 24 May 2011
     Doralee Maud Shafer was born on 18 October 1934 at Glasscock Co., TX. She was the daughter of Benjamin Myers Shafer and Maude Katherine Carter. Doralee Maud Shafer married Jessie Cleo Newell, son of Roscoe Taft Newell Sr., on 22 May 1953 at Garden City, Glasscock Co., TX. Doralee Maud Shafer died on 24 May 2011 at Glasscock Co., TX, at age 76

Obituary -- (Findagrave.com):

Doralee Newell, 76, of Glasscock County, died on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 27, 2011 at First Baptist Church in Garden City with Rev. herb McPherson, officiating. Interment will follow at Garden City Cemetery.

She was born on October 18, 1934, in Glasscock County and married J. C. Newell on May 22, 1953 in Garden City.

Doralee's grandparents were pioneer settlers of Glasscock County, coming in 1887. She had lived in Glasscock County for all but 9 years of her life. She loved flowers and adopted any stray that came along.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Garden City.

Survivors include her husband, J. C. Newell of Glasscock County; one son, Guy Newell of Big Spring; one daughter and son-in-law, Sheryl and Tim Smith of Glasscock County; one brother and sister-in-law, Charlie Joe and Barbara Schafer of Glasscock County; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ben and Maud Schafer; one sister, Pansy Schafer; and three brothers, Ben Schafer, Jr., Clyde Schafer and Leonard Schafer.

Arrangements under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

She was buried in May 2011 at Garden City Cemetery, Garden City, Glasscock Co., TX, Findagrave #70322077.

Edward Shafer

M
     Edward Shafer married Rebecca Freeland on 21 February 181 at Wetzel Co., WV.

Child of Edward Shafer and Rebecca Freeland

Emma Pearl Shafer1

F, b. 3 October 1888, d. 3 November 1979
     Emma Pearl Shafer was also known as "Pearl". She was born on 3 October 1888 at Plainfield, Coshocton Co., OH.1 She married John Foster McPeek on 10 July 1907 at Guernsey Co., OH. Emma Pearl Shafer died on 3 November 1979 at Cambridge, Guernsey Co., OH, at age 91.

Child of Emma Pearl Shafer and John Foster McPeek

Citations

  1. [S363] 1920 Federal Census, Guernsey County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, Series T625, Roll 1387.

Gene Randolph Shafer

M, b. 4 November 1955, d. 2 July 1995
     Gene Randolph Shafer was born on 4 November 1955 at Albuquerque, Bernalillo Co., NM. He was the son of William Ralph Shafer Sr. Gene Randolph Shafer died on 2 July 1995 at Bexar Co., TX, at age 39.

George Joseph Shafer1,2

M, b. 1 October 1904, d. 6 May 1983
     George Joseph Shafer was born on 1 October 1904 at Cawker City, Mitchell Co., KS, WW II draft registration.1 He was the son of William Eldridge Shafer and Grace Pearl Buzzard.1 George Joseph Shafer married Grace Rowena Jefferson, daughter of Thomas Jefferson and Etta Unselt, circa 1930.2 George Joseph Shafer lived on 4 April 1930 at Vining, Washington Co., KS, in his parents home, day laborer.2 He lived on 11 April 1940 at Riverbank, Stanislaus Co., CA, metal sorter, retail junk dealer.3 He lived on 15 February 1942 at Turlock, Stanislaus Co., CA, WW II draft registration. He died on 6 May 1983 at Riverbank, Stanislaus Co., CA, at age 78

Obituary -- Oakdale Leader, Oakdale, California; Wednesday, 11 MAY 1983, p.5 (Newspapers.com):

George Shafer

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. this afternoon (Wednesday) at the Riverbank Memorial Chapel for George Joseph Shafer, 78, who died Friday in his Riverbank home. Burial will be in the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Modesto.

A native of Kansas, Mr. Shafer had lived in Riverbank since 1935 and was a self-employed carpenter for 22 years. He was a member of the Turlock Sportsmen's Club.

Survivors include a son, John Shafer of Texas; five daughters, Imojean Webster of Oakdale, Bernice Scott of Stockton, Roberta Seward of Modesto, Joanne Miller of Oregon and Donna Leeper of Fremont; two brothers, Dale Shafer of Riverbank and Harold Shafer of Trinity Center; two sisters, Ruby Ransdell of Trinity Center and Lila Henderson of Oakdale; 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

He was buried on 11 May 1983 at Modesto Pioneer Cemetery, Modesto, Stanislaus Co., CA, Findagrave #57318407.

Children of George Joseph Shafer and Grace Rowena Jefferson

Citations

  1. [S5342] 1910 Federal Census, Brown County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T524, Roll 433; FHL #1374446.
  2. [S5105] 1930 Federal Census, Washington County, Kansas. Microfilm, NARA T626, Roll 725; FHL #2340460.
  3. [S3821] 1940 Federal Census, Stanislaus County, California. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 352.

Grace L. Shafer1

F, b. circa 1910
     Grace L. Shafer was born circa 1910 at Guernsey Co. (probably), OH.1 She was the daughter of John H. Shafer and Anametta Davis.1 Grace L. Shafer married Daniel Eshelman. Grace L. Shafer died A Grace L. Eshelman, born 10 NOV 1910, died 30 JUN 2001 is listed in the SSDI, last residence Hixson, Hamilton County, Texas. Her SSAN was issued in Oklahoma. This person may have been the daughter of Annametta Davis.

Children of Grace L. Shafer and Daniel Eshelman

Citations

  1. [S374] 1920 Federal Census, Stark County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, Series T625, Roll 1435.
  2. [S2105] 1940 Federal Census, Wayne County, Michigan. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 1835.

Harold Audra Shafer1

M, b. 1 August 1915
     Harold Audra Shafer was born on 1 August 1915 at Clifton, Washington Co., KS, WW II draft registration.1 He was the son of William Eldridge Shafer and Grace Pearl Buzzard.1 Harold Audra Shafer married Winifred Jeanne Vandertuin on 15 June 1971 at Reno, Washoe Co., NV, Winnie was previously married to Gordon Stanley. Harold Audra Shafer and Winifred Jeanne Vandertuin were divorced on 29 April 1980 at Trinity Co., CA. Harold Audra Shafer lived between 1983 and 1986 at Trinity Center, Trinity Co., CA. He lived in 1993 at Alaska.

Citations

  1. [S5343] 1920 Federal Census, Washington County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 554; FHL #1820554.

Harold Richard Shafer1

M, b. 13 May 1908, d. 8 August 1993
     Harold Richard Shafer was born on 13 May 1908 at Richland Co., IL.1 He was the son of Dr. Joseph C. Shafer and Minnie Sonner.1 Harold Richard Shafer married Mabel A. Gill.2 Harold Richard Shafer married Mary Ellen (?). Harold Richard Shafer died on 8 August 1993 at Olney, Richland Co., IL, at age 85. He was buried in August 1993 at Haven Hill Cemetery, Olney, Richland Co., IL, Find A Grave Memorial# 32588338.

Children of Harold Richard Shafer and Mabel A. Gill

Citations

  1. [S3922] 1920 Federal Census, Richland County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 401.
  2. [S3925] 1940 Federal Census, Richland County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 837.

Jack Allen Shafer

M, b. 15 January 1945, d. 4 April 2004
     Jack Allen Shafer was born on 15 January 1945 at San Bernardino, San Bernardino Co., CA. He was the son of James Milton Shafer and Virginia Mae Howard. Jack Allen Shafer died on 4 April 2004 at Bakersfield, Kern Co., CA, at age 59.

James Milton Shafer1

M, b. 26 July 1899, d. 18 May 1964
     James Milton Shafer was born on 26 July 1899 at Cambridge Twp., Guernsey Co., OH.1 He was the son of John H. Shafer and Anametta Davis.1 James Milton Shafer married Effie M. Everhart, daughter of Robert Franklin Everhart and Inez (?), at Stark Co. (probably), OH, Since James M. Shafer is listed as "Wd" in the 1930 census, Stark County, Ohio, a marriage is assumed to have occurred, pending further research. DLB 2012.

James Milton Shafer lived in April 1930 at 1524 North Fourth Street, Canton, Stark Co., OH, James marital status is shown as "Wd". His two daughters with Effie M. Everhart were living in the household of her parents, Robert and Inez Everhart, also in Canton. DLB 2014.2

He lived in April 1940 at 1642 Main Street, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH.3 He married Virginia Mae Howard, daughter of James Howard and Ellen Shrum, circa 1943. Occupation: Warehouse manager, Sears & Roebuck Co. at Pasadena

in 1964. James Milton Shafer lived in May 1964 at 888 North Summit, Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., CA. He died on 18 May 1964 at Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 64 heart attack, while working. He was buried on 21 May 1964 at Mountain View Cemetery, Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., CA.

Children of James Milton Shafer and Effie M. Everhart

Child of James Milton Shafer and Virginia Mae Howard

Citations

  1. [S177] 1900 Federal Census, Guernsey County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1273; FHL #1241273.
  2. [S1849] 1930 Federal Census, Stark County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Rolls 1869-73; FHL #2341603-07.
  3. [S2689] 1940 Federal Census, Franklin County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 3243.

Jessie Shafer

F, b. 3 November 1880, d. 6 January 1969
     Jessie Shafer was born on 3 November 1880 at Texas. She married William Thomas Darby. Jessie Shafer died on 6 January 1969 at San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX, at age 88. She was buried in January 1969 at West End Cemetery, Stephenville, Erath Co., TX, Findagrave #13861766.

Child of Jessie Shafer and William Thomas Darby

John Shafer

M, b. circa 1816
     John Shafer was born circa 1816 at Ohio.1 He was the son of John Shafer. John Shafer married Louisa Ship on 23 December 1839 at Highalnd Co., OH. John Shafer lived on 7 August 1850 at Liberty Twp., Highalnd Co., OH, farming.1

Children of John Shafer and Louisa Ship

Citations

  1. [S584] 1850 Federal Census, Highland County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 694.

John Shafer

M, b. 5 June 1794, d. 1 October 1846
     John Shafer was born on 5 June 1794 at Washington Co., MD. He died on 1 October 1846 at Dodsonville, Highland Co., OH, at age 52. He was buried in October 1846 at Dodsonville Cemetery, Dodsonville, Highland Co., OH, Findagrave #49673150.

Children of John Shafer

John Shafer1

M, b. circa 1820, d. after 5 July 1870
     John Shafer was born circa 1820 at Ohio age 40 on 1860 census, 55 on 1870 census.1,2 He married Marian Shear. John Shafer lived on 18 June 1860 at Dodson Twp., Highland Co., OH, laborer.1 He lived on 5 July 1870 at Union Twp., Highland Co., OH, farm laborer.2 He died after 5 July 1870 no record found after the 1870 census.

Children of John Shafer and Marian Shear

Citations

  1. [S232] 1860 Federal Census, Highland County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 987; FHL #803987.
  2. [S583] 1870 Federal Census, Highland County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 1222; FHL #552721.

John Frederick Shafer1

M, b. 17 June 1887, d. 6 February 1961
     John Frederick Shafer was born on 17 June 1887 at Clark Co., OH.1 He was the son of Johann Christian Schaefer and Susannah Myers.1 John Frederick Shafer married Ellen May Hillger circa 1914. John Frederick Shafer died on 6 February 1961 at Big Spring, Howard Co., TX, at age 73.

Child of John Frederick Shafer and Ellen May Hillger

Citations

  1. [S5281] 1900 Federal Census, Glasscock County, Texas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1638; FHL #1241638.

John H. Shafer1

M, b. 2 April 1866, d. 18 April 1940
     John H. Shafer was born on 2 April 1866 at Parkersburg, Wood Co., WV.2 He was the son of Edward Shafer and Rebecca Freeland. John H. Shafer married Anametta Davis, daughter of John Thomas Davis and Susannah Bragg, circa 1895.1 John H. Shafer died on 18 April 1940 at Canton, Stark Co., OH, at age 74.

Children of John H. Shafer and Anametta Davis

Citations

  1. [S177] 1900 Federal Census, Guernsey County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1273; FHL #1241273.
  2. [S374] 1920 Federal Census, Stark County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, Series T625, Roll 1435.

John Washington Shafer1

M, b. 3 November 1824, d. 28 June 1909
     John Washington Shafer was born on 3 November 1824 at Pennsylvania.1 He married Malissa C. Palmer on 6 September 1868 at Richland Co., IL. John Washington Shafer died on 28 June 1909 at age 84. He was buried in July 1909 at Noble Prairie Cemetery, Noble, Richland Co., IL, Find A Grave Memorial# 40354956.

Child of John Washington Shafer and Malissa C. Palmer

Citations

  1. [S1907] 1880 Federal Census, Richland County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 245; FHL #1254245.