David Scheffer

3 July 1760–
Leiden, Holland, Netherlands

The Life of David

When David Scheffer was christened on 3 July 1760, in Leiden, Holland, Netherlands, his father, Johan Valentijn Scheffer, was 26 and his mother, Petronella van Tilburg, was 34. He married Maria Tesken on 14 February 1779, in Leiden, Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

David Scheffer
1760–
Maria Tesken
1760–1817
Marriage: 14 February 1779
Adriana Scheffer
1779–1779
Johannes Valentein Scheffer
1780–1780
Johan Melchior Scheffer
1784–1785
David Scheffer
1786–
Jannetje Scheffer
1788–1789
Casper hermanis David Scheffer
1789–1866
Sophia Adriana Scheffer
1791–
Jacobus Philippus Scheffer
1793–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 February 1779
Leiden, Holland, Netherlands
children

(8)

    Adriana Scheffer

    Female1779–1779Female

    Johannes Valentein Scheffer

    Male1780–1780Male

    Johan Melchior Scheffer

    Male1784–1785Male

    David Scheffer

    Male1786–Male

    Jannetje Scheffer

    Female1788–1789Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (7)

1780

A four year war with England was fought.
1788

An alliance between Britain, Prussia and the Netherlands was ratified at the Hague.
1793

France declared war on Britain and the Netherlands.

Name Meaning

1 German: variant of Schäffer( see Schaffer 1).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schaefer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • David Scheffer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • David Scheffer in entry for Adriana Scheffer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • David Scheffer in entry for Casper Hendrik Scheffer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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