Elizabeth Shaeffer1

F
     Elizabeth Shaeffer married Joseph Sowers.

Child of Elizabeth Shaeffer and Joseph Sowers

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, p.242.

Leah Shaeffer

F, b. 14 March 1861, d. 8 February 1947
     Leah Shaeffer was born on 14 March 1861 at Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of Martin Shaeffer and Leah Shirk.2 Leah Shaeffer married David Hershey Forney, son of Edmund Forney and Elizabeth Hershey, on 25 December 1884. Leah Shaeffer died on 8 February 1947 at Fresno Co., CA, at age 85.

Children of Leah Shaeffer and David Hershey Forney

Citations

  1. [S1642] 1900 Federal Census, Valley County, Nebraska. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 941; FHL #1240941.
  2. [S2538] 1880 Federal Census, Stephenson County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 253; FHL #1254253.

Martin Shaeffer1

M, b. 7 December 1813, d. 3 March 1887
     Martin Shaeffer was born on 7 December 1813 at Ephrata, Lancaster Co., PA.1 He married Leah Shirk in 1838 at Pennsylvania.1 Martin Shaeffer lived in 1880 at West Point, Stephenson Co., IL.1 He died on 3 March 1887 at Stephenson Co., IL, at age 73.

Child of Martin Shaeffer and Leah Shirk

Citations

  1. [S2538] 1880 Federal Census, Stephenson County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 253; FHL #1254253.

Alice Shafer1

F, b. circa 1868
     Alice Shafer was born circa 1868 at Highland Co., OH.1 She was the daughter of John Shafer and Marian Shear.1
Note: Possibly this was the Alice Shaffer, age 12, "Apprentice", living with the Ephraim Castello family in Washington Twp., Warren County, Ohio as of the 1880 census. If so, she also might be the Alice L. Shaffer who married William C. Vandervoort on 25 NOV 1886, Warren County, Ohio, and had children Ethel, John, and Glenn Vandervoort. Alice and William are last found in public records living at Newby, Creek Co., OK as of the 1930 census. DLB 2021.

Citations

  1. [S583] 1870 Federal Census, Highland County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 1222; FHL #552721.

Amanda Emaline Shafer

F, b. 24 August 1862, d. 29 March 1933
     Amanda Emaline Shafer was also known as "Mandy" The Shafer/Shaffer family that settled in early Highland County, Ohio, from Pennsylvania, was large and is not fully documented. I assume that John Shafer, father of Samuel Hutchinson's first wife Margaret, and John Shafer, father of Samuel's second wife Amanda, were closely related, but that relationship remains to be documented. DLB 2021. She was born on 24 August 1862 at Highland Co., OH.1 She was the daughter of John Shafer and Marian Shear.1 Amanda Emaline Shafer married Samuel Hutchinson, son of Benjamin Hutchinson and Frances Rankins, on 14 March 1878 at Clinton Co., OH. Amanda Emaline Shafer lived on 7 June 1880 at Union Twp., Clinton Co., OH, keeping house.2 She married William F. Jackson on 3 June 1905 at Greene Co., OH. Amanda Emaline Shafer lived on 30 April 1930 at Lower Valley Pike, Bethel Twp., Clark Co., OH, married, keeping house, with son Charles and granddaughter Jean Hutchinson in the household.3 She died on 29 March 1933 at Fairfield, Greene Co., OH, at age 70. She was buried in 1933 at Fairfield Cemetery, Fairborn, Greene Co., OH, Findagrave #76660710.

Children of Amanda Emaline Shafer and Samuel Hutchinson

Citations

  1. [S583] 1870 Federal Census, Highland County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 1222; FHL #552721.
  2. [S1183] 1880 Federal Census, Clinton County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 1001; FHL #1255001.
  3. [S1358] 1930 Federal Census, Clark County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 1756; FHL #2341491.

Anne Maria Shafer1

F
     Anne Maria Shafer married Basil Evan Dorsey.1

Child of Anne Maria Shafer and Basil Evan Dorsey

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 426.

Arthur L. Shafer

M, b. 13 August 1924, d. 9 May 1985
     Arthur L. Shafer was born on 13 August 1924 at Ohio.1,2 He was the son of Thomas Edward Shafer and Hattie M. Talbert. Arthur L. Shafer died on 9 May 1985 at Guernsey Co., OH, at age 60 dates per SSDI, last residence Cambridge.

Citations

  1. [S2447] 1930 Federal Census, Guernsey County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 1804; FHL #2341538.
  2. [S1955] 1940 Federal Census, Guernsey County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 3075.

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

Edward W. Shafer

M, b. 1883, d. 1965
     Edward W. Shafer was born in 1883. He married Edna May Ferguson. Edward W. Shafer died in 1965. He was buried in 1965 at Deepwood Cemetery, Nevada, Vernon Co., MO, Findagrave #190959224.

Child of Edward W. Shafer and Edna May Ferguson

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.