Anna Maria "Mary Jane" Shaver

25 June 1753–20 October 1839 (Age 86)
Oxford, Warren, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Anna Maria "Mary Jane"

When Anna Maria "Mary Jane" Shaver was born on 25 June 1753, in Oxford, Warren, New Jersey, United States, her father, Casper Shaeffer, was 40 and her mother, Maria Catharina Bernhardt, was 28. She had at least 8 sons and 4 daughters with Peter T Snyder. She died on 20 October 1839, in Dryden, Dryden, Tompkins, New York, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Peter T Snyder
1752–1832
Anna Maria "Mary Jane" Shaver
1753–1839
Peter V Snyder Jr
1771–1860
Elizabeth Snyder
1777–1802
John George Snyder
1779–1843
Henry Snyder
1782–1872
Catharine Snyder
1783–1860
Peter V Snyder
1785–1875
William Snyder 2nd
1787–1878
John Snyder
1789–1861
Anna Snyder
1791–1811
Abraham Snyder
1793–1878
Mary Snyder
1796–1865
Jeremiah Snyder
1799–1857

Spouse and Children

children

(12)

    Male1771–1860Male

    Elizabeth Snyder

    Female1777–1802Female

    Male1779–1843Male

    Henry Snyder

    Male1782–1872Male

    Catharine Snyder

    Female1783–1860Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1712–1784Male

    Maria Catharina Bernhardt

    Female1725–1794Female

siblings

(10)

    Abraham Shaffer

    Male1730–Male

    Johann Nicholas Shafer

    Male1739–1790Male

    Margaretta A. Shaeffer

    Female1743–1815Female

    Major Peter Bernhardt Shaffer

    Male1744–1799Male

    Valentyn Shaver

    Male1746–1840Male

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1775

Age 22

During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the "Ten Crucial Days" and remembered by the famous phrase "the times that try men's souls". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time.
1776

Age 23

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 23

New Jersey is the 3rd 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)

  • Anna Maria in entry for Maria Elizabeth Schneider, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Mary Shaver Snyder, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Anna Maria in entry for John George Schnider, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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