Sarah M. Shepler

Female4 July 1808–27 December 1891

Brief Life History of Sarah M.

When Sarah M. Shepler was born on 4 July 1808, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James L Shepler, was 31 and her mother, Mary Harmon, was 32. She married John C. Weaver on 15 September 1836, in Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Lafayette Township, Allen, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 27 December 1891, in Allen, Indiana, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Hoverstock Cemetery, Zanesville, Union Township, Wells, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John C. Weaver
Sarah M. Shepler
Marriage: 15 September 1836
Alonzo W Weaver
Matilda Ann Weaver
George W Weaver
James Monroe Weaver
Thomas P. Weaver
John Dallas Weaver
Sarah E. Weaver

Sources (10)

  • Sarah Weaver in household of John Weaver, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Shepler in entry for Donaldson Wilson and Sarah E Weaver Mcbride, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Sarah Weaver in household of John Weaver, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 September 1836Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

    Age 4

    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 22

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Schepler , a northern variant of Scheffler .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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