SHAFFER James

SHAFFER James[1]

Male 1835 - 1909  (73 years)

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  • Name SHAFFER James 
    Born 7 Aug 1835  Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 30C21E7E51C44F12AF48997A234D9CA6C011 
    Died 2 Mar 1909  Coffeeville, Montgomery, Kansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Aft 2 Mar 1909  Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Woodlawn Cemetery AKA Historic Woodlawn Cemetery 
    James Shaffer gravestone
    James Shaffer gravestone
    Notes 
    • History of Venango County, Pennsylvania, Vol. II (1890)
      Page 1147 "Biographies of Cranberry"

      "James Shaffer, farmer and hotel keeper, was born August 7, 1835, to John and Hannah (Johnston) Shaffer, in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. John Shaffer came to Venango County in 1853 and now lives in Cranberry Township. [snip] Our subject was educated in the common schools and was married May 22, 1862, to Miss J. Anna Stine, daughter of Jacob Stine. Her mother died when she was but two Years old and she was reared by Harry Jenkins of Clarion County, Pennsylvania. She died February 13, 1885, the mother of eight children."

      Obituary follows (from family records):

      Shaffer, James Mar 9, 1909 Toledo, Ohio
      Recently a resident of East Toledo; body arrived from Coffeyville, Kansas. Tues (Mar. 2); died from stomach cancer.

      Father of Shaffer brothers, oil contractors and operators. Born in Lawrence Co, PA, Aug 7, 1835. Lived in Venango Co. 40 yrs, living Oil City. Went to Toledo 15 years ago. Moved last Jan. to live with two of his sons in Coffeyville. Survived by five sons: E.W., F.E. Shaffer of Coffeyville, Kas; W.E. and John E. Shaffer of Tulsa, Okla.; and J.M. Shaffer of Tilbury, Ont., and two daughters: Mrs. F.E. Stover of Prince Edward Island and Mrs. N.B. Noyes of Bowling Green, Ohio. Also by two brothers, W.B. Shaffer of Ten Mile Bottom, Pa., and John Shaffer of Van Buren, Ohio and two sisters: Mrs. Hanna Evans, of New Castle, Pa, and Mrs. Martin Manrose, of Jessup, Ia. George Shaffer and Mrs. Charles Tomer of East Toledo are grandchildren. Funeral at East Toledo on Wed. (Mar 3)

      Toledo Blade, March 2, 1909:
      FUNERAL OF JAMES SHAFFER
      The body of James Shaffer arrived yesterday afternoon from Coffeyville, Kas. E.W. Shaffer, of Coffeyville, and W.E. Shaffer, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, accompanied the body here. The funeral will be held from the Second Congregational chuch at 2 p.m. tomorrow, and will be conducted by the Rev. George B. Hatfield. The interment will be at Woodlawn cemetery. J.M. Shaffer, of Tilbury, Canada, and William Shaffer, of Oil City, Pa., are here to attend the funeral.
    Person ID I111313  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2015 

    Father SHAFFER John,   b. 1 Aug 1806,   d. 6 Feb 1897  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother JOHNSTON Hannah,   b. 23 Jul 1810, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1874, Cranberry, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 2 Jun 1831  [2
    Family ID F44748  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family STINE Anna Jane,   b. 20 Jun 1845, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1885, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 22 May 1862  Venango, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. SHAFFER Estella M.,   b. 23 Jun 1868, Cranberry, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1905, Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     2. SHAFFER Jennie Blanche,   b. 1875,   d. 1943  (Age 68 years)
     3. SHAFFER Josephine,   b. Jul 1881, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951  (Age ~ 69 years)
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F44746  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    James Shaffer family
    James Shaffer family

    James Shaffer (seated front) & his sister Hannah (Shaffer) Evans (seated). His daughters standing: Blanche (Shaffer) Stover, Josephine (Shaffer) Noyes, Stella (Shaffer) Stickle


  • Sources 
    1. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #59892320 7/11/2011.

    2. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #41055379.