Ruth Shafer

Last updated 5 Apr 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: Bet 2 Jan 1896 and 1 Jan 1897 in , , Louisiana, United States

Father: George O. Shafer (1872 – ?)

Mother: Mary ____ (1873 – ?)

Supporting evidence for:
name

census-us-1920-ps-la-jeffersondavis-72-13a: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Louisiana, Jefferson Davis County, Lake Arthur, enumeration district 72, sheet 13A (form/penned) or page 13A (stamped); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 17 August 2018) > "Louisiana > Jefferson Davis > Lake Arthur > District 0072" image 25; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 616 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 18, dwelling 258

Comment: Source includes name (Ruth Shafer).

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birth

census-us-1920-ps-la-jeffersondavis-72-13a: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Louisiana, Jefferson Davis County, Lake Arthur, enumeration district 72, sheet 13A (form/penned) or page 13A (stamped); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 17 August 2018) > "Louisiana > Jefferson Davis > Lake Arthur > District 0072" image 25; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 616 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 18, dwelling 258

Comment: Source includes age (23) and location (Louisiana). Using her age and the official census date of 1 Jan 1920 gives a birth date range from 2 Jan 1896 to 1 Jan 1897.

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father

census-us-1920-ps-la-jeffersondavis-72-13a: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Louisiana, Jefferson Davis County, Lake Arthur, enumeration district 72, sheet 13A (form/penned) or page 13A (stamped); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 17 August 2018) > "Louisiana > Jefferson Davis > Lake Arthur > District 0072" image 25; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 616 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Lines 16,18, dwelling 258

Comment: Source identifies Ruth Shafer as a daughter of Geo. O. Shafer. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Residence: 1 Jan 1920 at Lake Arthur, Jefferson Davis County, Louisiana, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1920-ps-la-jeffersondavis-72-13a: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Louisiana, Jefferson Davis County, Lake Arthur, enumeration district 72, sheet 13A (form/penned) or page 13A (stamped); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 17 August 2018) > "Louisiana > Jefferson Davis > Lake Arthur > District 0072" image 25; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 616 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 18, dwelling 258

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jan 1920) and location (Lake Arthur Town, County: Jefferson Davis, State: Louisiana).

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