John William Shaver

1 July 1780–25 March 1839 (Age 58)
Greene, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John William

John William Shaver was born on 1 July 1780, in Greene, Tennessee, United States as the son of John Shaffer Sr. and Nancy Hopkins. He married Rachel Parrett on 5 October 1805, in Greene, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 25 March 1839, in Morgan, Alabama, United States, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

John William Shaver
1780–1839
Agnes Peggy Parker
1793–1860
Marriage: 18 July 1814
George Washington Shafer
1816–1918
Eliza Shafer
1819–
Lucinda Shafer
1820–1870
Hugh Shafer
1823–
Granville Shafer
1825–1873
Andrew Jackson Shafer
1827–1880
Ranson Shafer
1830–
Elisha Shafer
1830–1913
Marion Shafer
1833–
Wiley Shafer
1834–1862
Alexander Shafer
1835–1888
Simpson Shafer
1836–1888
Jim Shafer
1844–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 July 1814
Roane, Tennessee, United States
children

(13)

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Parents and Siblings

    Male1752–1819Male

    Nancy Hopkins

    Female–1806Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1780–1839Male

    Abigail Shaver

    Female1785–Female

    William Shaver

    Male1780–1860Male

    Thomas Shaffer

    Male1801–1880Male

    Nancy Shaffer

    Female1803–1875Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 3

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 16

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of Dutch Schouwer, an occupational name for an inspector of market weights and measures, Dutch schouwer ‘inspector’.2 Altered form of German Schaefer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Agnes Shafer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Wm Shaffer, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • William Shover, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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