Eli Shafer

Last updated 19 Oct 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: Abt 1844 in , , Ohio, United States

Died: Aft Oct 1902

Father: William Shafer (1810 – 1904)

Mother: Isabelle Vorhies (1814 – 1883)

Supporting evidence for:
name

book-history-of-noble-county-ohio-1887: History of Noble County, Ohio; Chicago: L. H. Watkins & Company, 1887; book image (PDF), Google Play (https://play.google.com: downloaded 20 Apr 2018), held by New York Public Library [The personal histories were collected from the identified individuals and their contemporaries. Other histories were collected from county records and other places, with the help of numerous county officials and others.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 477 (PDF page 552)

Comment: Source includes name (Eli). See research notes for conflict details.

census-us-1860-ps-oh-noble-seneca-184: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Noble County, Seneca Township, page 184 (form) or 492 (alternate, not visible on page); 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 Nov 2006) > "Ohio > Noble > Seneca" image 24; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 805020]

Additional detail for reference: Line 9, dwelling 1400

Comment: Source includes name (<spelling> Shafer). See reseearch notes for spelling details.

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birth

census-us-1860-ps-oh-noble-seneca-184: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Noble County, Seneca Township, page 184 (form) or 492 (alternate, not visible on page); 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 Nov 2006) > "Ohio > Noble > Seneca" image 24; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 805020]

Additional detail for reference: Line 9, dwelling 1400

Comment: Source includes age (15) and location (Ohio). Using the official census date of 1 June 1860 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1844 to 1 June 1845.

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death

periodical-four-score-and-ten-1903: “Four Score and Ten,” human interest; Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 16 Oct 2020) > “United States of America > Missouri > Stanberry > The Stanberry Headlight > 1903 > 10 > 28” page 1; citing “The Stanberry Headlight (Stanberry, Gentry County, Missouri), 28 Oct. 1903 (Wednesday), page 1, column 7”

Comment: Source indicates Elie was still alive as of the date of the story (28 Oct 1903). Note that this is a reprint that is assumed to have been first pubilshed no more than a few days to a few months before that.

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father

book-history-of-noble-county-ohio-1887: History of Noble County, Ohio; Chicago: L. H. Watkins & Company, 1887; book image (PDF), Google Play (https://play.google.com: downloaded 20 Apr 2018), held by New York Public Library [The personal histories were collected from the identified individuals and their contemporaries. Other histories were collected from county records and other places, with the help of numerous county officials and others.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 477 (PDF page 552)

Comment: Source identifies Eli [Shafer] as a child of William Shafer. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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mother

book-history-of-noble-county-ohio-1887: History of Noble County, Ohio; Chicago: L. H. Watkins & Company, 1887; book image (PDF), Google Play (https://play.google.com: downloaded 20 Apr 2018), held by New York Public Library [The personal histories were collected from the identified individuals and their contemporaries. Other histories were collected from county records and other places, with the help of numerous county officials and others.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 477 (PDF page 552)

Comment: Source identifies Eli [Shafer] as a child of Isabel Vorhies. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Occupation: (farmhand) 1 Jun 1860

Residence: 1 Jun 1860 at Seneca Township, Noble County, Ohio, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1860-ps-oh-noble-seneca-184: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Noble County, Seneca Township, page 184 (form) or 492 (alternate, not visible on page); 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 Nov 2006) > "Ohio > Noble > Seneca" image 24; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 805020]

Additional detail for reference: Line 9, dwelling 1400

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1860) and occupation (farmhand).

census-us-1860-ps-oh-noble-seneca-184: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Noble County, Seneca Township, page 184 (form) or 492 (alternate, not visible on page); 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 Nov 2006) > "Ohio > Noble > Seneca" image 24; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 805020]

Additional detail for reference: Line 9, dwelling 1400

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1860) and location (Seneca Township, Ohio).

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

SPELLING

Given Name: This database uses Eli. The 1860 U.S. Census uses the spelling Elie. [census-us-1860-ps-oh-noble-seneca-184]

Supporting evidence for:
research notes

census-us-1860-ps-oh-noble-seneca-184: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Noble County, Seneca Township, page 184 (form) or 492 (alternate, not visible on page); 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 Nov 2006) > "Ohio > Noble > Seneca" image 24; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 805020]

Additional detail for reference: Line 9, dwelling 1400

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