Last updated 23 Oct 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.
Died: Bef 22 Apr 1862
Father: Conrad Shafer (1771 – 1862)
Mother: Mary Rasor (1777 – 1872)
Spouse/Partner: David Needham (? – ?)
Married: 1 Apr 1824 in , Guernsey County, Ohio, United States
Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)
Margaret may have been born 22 Feb 1802, and died 5 Aug 1860. (from Find A Grave entry for Margaret A. Needham, memorial ID 12920824)
Elizabeth married _____ Needham. [book-history-of-noble-county-ohio-1887]
[David] and Margaret [(Shafer)] Needham's children include John Needham, Mary Ann (m. John Y. Hopkins), Samuel Needham, Elizabeth Needham (m. _____ _____), and Mariam Needham (m. _____ _____). The source also lists William Needham, David Leander Needham, and Athelia Belle Needham (all of Iowa) as "heirs of Margaret Needham whose names are not known as is her married name not known"; the meaning of which is unclear. [book-gateway-to-the-west-v2-1989]
Margaret may have been born 22 Feb 1802 and died 5 Aug 1860, and she may be buried in Forest Cemetery, Oskaloosa City, Mahaska County, Iowa. (from the WPA 1930s Graves Registration survey in Iowa, <http://iowawpagraves.org/view.php?id=510395>)
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