Elizabeth Shafer

Last updated 22 Oct 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: Bet 2 Jun 1808 and 1 Jun 1809 in , , Virginia, United States

Died: Bef 28 Oct 1903

Father: Conrad Shafer (1771 – 1862)

Mother: Mary Rasor (1777 – 1872)

Supporting evidence for:
name

book-gateway-to-the-west-v2-1989: Gateway to The West, Vol. II, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates); citing “Ruth Bowers and Anita Short (comp.), Gateway to the West, Volume 2, Genealogical Publishing Co., 1989” [The source is a collection of Common Pleas Court records, will abstracts, cemetery inscriptions and similar records. All of these are transcribed; no images of the original records are included.]

Additional detail for reference: Pages 313-314, entry dated 3-11-1863 (images 325-326, accessed 28 Jul 2009)

Comment: Source includes name (Elizabeth [Shafer]).

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 (Elizabeth [Shafer]).

census-us-1870-ps-oh-noble-seneca-12: 1870 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Noble County, Seneca Township, page 12 (form) or page 206B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1870 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 6 Nov 2006) > "Ohio > Noble > Senecaville" image 7; citing “Ninth Census of the United States, 1870, NARA microfilm publication M593, roll 1252 (of 1761), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 552751]

Additional detail for reference: Line 34, dwelling 91

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Elizabeth Keller).

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birth

census-us-1870-ps-oh-noble-seneca-12: 1870 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Noble County, Seneca Township, page 12 (form) or page 206B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1870 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 6 Nov 2006) > "Ohio > Noble > Senecaville" image 7; citing “Ninth Census of the United States, 1870, NARA microfilm publication M593, roll 1252 (of 1761), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 552751]

Additional detail for reference: Line 34, dwelling 91

Comment: Source includes age (61) and location (Virginia). Using his age and the official census date of 1 Jun 1870 gives a birth date range from 2 Jun 1808 to 1 Jun 1809.

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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 only four of the 10 siblings were still living as of the writing of the story (William, John, Nelson, and James).

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father

book-gateway-to-the-west-v2-1989: Gateway to The West, Vol. II, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates); citing “Ruth Bowers and Anita Short (comp.), Gateway to the West, Volume 2, Genealogical Publishing Co., 1989” [The source is a collection of Common Pleas Court records, will abstracts, cemetery inscriptions and similar records. All of these are transcribed; no images of the original records are included.]

Additional detail for reference: Pages 313-314, entry dated 3-11-1863 (images 325-326, accessed 28 Jul 2009)

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

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 Elizabeth [Shafer] as a child of Conrad Shafer. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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Family

Spouse/Partner: Levi Keller (1793 – ?)

Married: ?

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

book-gateway-to-the-west-v2-1989: Gateway to The West, Vol. II, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates); citing “Ruth Bowers and Anita Short (comp.), Gateway to the West, Volume 2, Genealogical Publishing Co., 1989” [The source is a collection of Common Pleas Court records, will abstracts, cemetery inscriptions and similar records. All of these are transcribed; no images of the original records are included.]

Additional detail for reference: Pages 314-315, entry dated 3-11-1863 (images 326-327, accessed 28 Jul 2009)

Comment: Source identifies Elizabeth [Shafer] as the wife of Levi Keller.

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Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Residence: 22 Apr 1862 at , Noble County, Ohio, United States

Residence: 1 Jun 1870 at Seneca Township, Noble County, Ohio, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

book-gateway-to-the-west-v2-1989: Gateway to The West, Vol. II, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates); citing “Ruth Bowers and Anita Short (comp.), Gateway to the West, Volume 2, Genealogical Publishing Co., 1989” [The source is a collection of Common Pleas Court records, will abstracts, cemetery inscriptions and similar records. All of these are transcribed; no images of the original records are included.]

Additional detail for reference: Pages 313-314, entry dated 3-11-1863 (images 325-326, accessed 28 Jul 2009)

Comment: Source includes filing date (4-22-1862) and location (Noble Co. [, Ohio]).

census-us-1870-ps-oh-noble-seneca-12: 1870 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Noble County, Seneca Township, page 12 (form) or page 206B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1870 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 6 Nov 2006) > "Ohio > Noble > Senecaville" image 7; citing “Ninth Census of the United States, 1870, NARA microfilm publication M593, roll 1252 (of 1761), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 552751]

Additional detail for reference: Line 34, dwelling 91

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1870) and location (Seneca Township, in the County of Noble, State of Ohio).

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

FOLLOWUP

Elizabeth married _____ Keller. [book-history-of-noble-county-ohio-1887]

Levi and Elizabeth Keller had a daughter Elizabeth born in Ohio about 1848. In the 1870 U.S. Census, her occupation was defined as "Keeping mother." This likely referred to her 92 year-old grandmother, Mary (Rasor) Shafer, who was staying with the family in 1870. [census-us-1870-ps-oh-noble-seneca-12]

There exists a gravestone for Levi Keller (1795-1889), Elizabeth his wife (1800-1887), Elizabeth wife of George Bauch (1835-1904) in the Mount Ephraim Cemetery in Mount Ephraim, Noble County, Ohio.

Supporting evidence for:
research notes

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)

census-us-1870-ps-oh-noble-seneca-12: 1870 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Noble County, Seneca Township, page 12 (form) or page 206B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1870 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 6 Nov 2006) > "Ohio > Noble > Senecaville" image 7; citing “Ninth Census of the United States, 1870, NARA microfilm publication M593, roll 1252 (of 1761), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 552751]

Additional detail for reference: Line 34, dwelling 91

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