Jacob Schaeffer

16 February 1748–
Schoharie, Schoharie, New York, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Schaeffer was born on 16 February 1748, in Schoharie, Schoharie, New York, United States, his father, Adam Schaeffer, was 23 and his mother, Maria Magdalena Hilts, was 16.

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Family Time Line

Adam Schaeffer
1724–1818
Maria Magdalena Hilts
1731–1791
Sara Schaffer
1747–
Lana Shaeffer
1770–
Jacob Schaeffer
1748–
Maria Shafer
1749–1836
Maria Elisabeth Schaeffer
1750–1833
Johannes Adam Schaeffer
1751–1828
Dorothea Schaeffer
1753–1754
Johan Joost Schaeffer
1754–1832
Dewald Shafer
1756–1834
Johann Henrich Schaeffer
1757–1839
Peter Schaeffer
1758–1837
Sara Schaeffer
1760–
Elizabeth Shafer
1760–1851
Adam Schafer
1762–1817
Henry Shafer Jr. ?
1764–1851
Elisabeth Schaeffer
1766–
John Adam Shaeffer
1767–

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 28

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

Age 28

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 33

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.

Name Meaning

German:1. variant of Schaffer 1. 2. variant of Schaefer .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Jacob Schaffer, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jacob Schaeffer -

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