Makreta Schaeffer

Female6 July 1796–4 August 1870

Brief Life History of Makreta

When Makreta Schaeffer was born on 6 July 1796, in Sharon, Schoharie, New York, United States, her father, Johannes Schaeffer, was 24 and her mother, Dorothea Stamm, was 18. She had at least 7 sons and 5 daughters with Henry Plopper. She lived in Holland, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States in 1850 and Wisconsin, United States in 1870. She died on 4 August 1870, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Clintonville, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Plopper
Makreta Schaeffer
Mary Ann Plopper
Carl Plopper
John Plopper
Stephen Plopper
Benjamin Plopper
William Plopper
Hiram Plopper
Nancy Plopper
Amy Plopper
Charles Plopper
Julia Plopper
Marie Estelle Plopper

Sources (6)

  • Margaret Plopper in household of Henry Plopper, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Margoret Plopper in entry for Hilliam Hamilton, "Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930"
  • Margaret Plopper in household of Benjamin Plopper, "United States Census, 1870"

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Children (12)

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Siblings (6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 1

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 23

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

German (Schäffer):

see Schaffer 2.

variant of Schäfer (see Schaefer ).

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

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