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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Family Time Line

Jacob S Shaffner
1870–
Minnie May M Rickard
1872–1926
Marriage: 1 December 1892
Martha Shaffner
1894–
Florence R Shaffner
1895–1960
Gertrude Shaffner
1897–
Albert Shaffner
1899–
Charles R Shaffner
1901–
Cora R Shaffner
1904–
Grant R Shaffner
1909–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 December 1892
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(7)

    Martha Shaffner

    Female1894–Female

    Female1895–1960Female

    Gertrude Shaffner

    Female1897–Female

    Male1899–Male

    Charles R Shaffner

    Male1901–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Harry Rickard

    Male1850–Male

    Annie Cohic

    Female1852–Female

siblings

(1)

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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