Isabelle Cassandra Shafer

27 September 1848–1 June 1941 (Age 92)
Seneca Township, Noble, Ohio, United States

The Life of Isabelle Cassandra

When Isabelle Cassandra Shafer was born on 27 September 1848, in Seneca Township, Noble, Ohio, United States, her father, William J. Shafer, was 37 and her mother, Isabelle Vorhies, was 33. She married John Wesley Garrett on 16 December 1875. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Jackson Township, Guernsey, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Cambridge, Guernsey, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died on 1 June 1941, in Byesville, Guernsey, Ohio, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Cambridge Township, Guernsey, Ohio, United States.

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John Wesley Garrett
Isabelle Cassandra Shafer
Marriage: 16 December 1875
Evalena Garrett
Clyde E Garrett
Margaret Elizabeth Garrett
Guy Loring Garrett

Spouse and Children

16 December 1875


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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 12

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 27

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schaefer ‘shepherd’ or Schaffer ‘steward’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Isabella Shafer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Isabell Shafer in household of William Shafer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Isabel S Garrett in household of John W Garrett, "United States Census, 1920"

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