Minnie May M Rickard

1872–18 November 1926 (Age 54)
Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Minnie May M

When Minnie May M Rickard was born in 1872, her father, Harry Rickard, was 22 and her mother, Annie Cohic, was 20. She married Jacob S Shaffner on 1 December 1892, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in East Donegal Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Codorus Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 18 November 1926, in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jacob S Shaffner
Minnie May M Rickard
Marriage: 1 December 1892
Martha Shaffner
Florence R Shaffner
Gertrude Shaffner
Albert Shaffner
Charles R Shaffner
Cora R Shaffner
Grant R Shaffner

Spouse and Children

1 December 1892
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States


    Martha Shaffner



    Gertrude Shaffner



    Charles R Shaffner


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Harry Rickard


    Annie Cohic




World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 0

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 5

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 18

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English (Devon and Cornwall) and German: variant of Richard .2 Americanized spelling of German Reichardt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minnie Shaffer in household of Jacob Shaffer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Minnie Shaffer in household of Jacob Shaffer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Minnie Shaffner in household of Jacob Shaffner, "United States Census, 1900"

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