Elmer Edwin Sheffer

about 1863–July 1933 (Age 70)
Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Elmer Edwin

When Elmer Edwin Sheffer was born about 1863, in Indiana, United States, his father, Oliver Hazzard Perry Sheffer, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Crider, was 36. He married Olga Edith Grosskrentz on 21 December 1887, in Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in El Paso, Colorado, United States in 1885 and Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States for about 30 years. He died in July 1933, at the age of 70, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Edwin Sheffer
about 1863–1933
Olga Edith Grosskrentz
about 1863–1919
Marriage: 21 December 1887
Louise M Sheffer
Perry Sheffer
Wilhelm Grosskrentz Sheffer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 December 1887Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    about 1863
    Age NaN
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 8
    Historical Boundaries: 1871: El Paso, Colorado Territory, United States 1876: El Paso, Colorado, United States
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 19
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schaefer .Americanized form of German Scheffer .

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Elmer E Sheffer in household of Olave H Sheffer, "Colorado State Census, 1885"
    • E Elmer Sheffer, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
    • El*Ien Shepherd, "United States Census, 1900"

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