Source Citations for Austin C. Shafer

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Source Citations

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.]

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]

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”

Source Reference Details

Name Details

book-history-of-noble-county-ohio-1887:

Reference Detail: Page 477 (PDF page 552)

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Austin C. [Shafer]).

census-us-1860-ps-oh-noble-seneca-184:

Reference Detail: Line 8, dwelling 1400

Comment Detail: Source includes name (⟨conflict⟩ Shafer). See research notes for conflict details.

Birth Details

census-us-1860-ps-oh-noble-seneca-184:

Reference Detail: Line 8, dwelling 1400

Comment Detail: Source includes age (17) and location (Ohio). Using the official census date of 1 June 1860 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1842 to 1 June 1843.

Death Details

periodical-four-score-and-ten-1903:

Comment Detail: Source indicates Austin 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.

Father Details

book-history-of-noble-county-ohio-1887:

Reference Detail: Page 477 (PDF page 552)

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

Mother Details

book-history-of-noble-county-ohio-1887:

Reference Detail: Page 477 (PDF page 552)

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

Miscellaneous Facts Details “Attributes”

census-us-1860-ps-oh-noble-seneca-184:

Reference Detail: Line 8, dwelling 1400

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

census-us-1860-ps-oh-noble-seneca-184:

Reference Detail: Line 8, dwelling 1400

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

Research Notes Details

census-us-1860-ps-oh-noble-seneca-184:

Reference Detail: Line 8, dwelling 1400