Lauren Carey Shaffer

12 December 1899–2 November 1970 (Age 70)
New Hampton, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States

The Life of Lauren Carey

When Lauren Carey Shaffer was born on 12 December 1899, in New Hampton, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States, his father, Wayland Glucia Shaffer, was 39 and his mother, Izettie Alcena Markle, was 32. He married Marvis Monaghan on 14 January 1928, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in Tujunga, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Pasadena Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 2 November 1970, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 70.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Lauren Carey Shaffer
Marvis Monaghan
Marriage: 14 January 1928

Spouse and Children

14 January 1928
Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 14

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 19

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schaffer ‘steward’ or of Schaefer ‘shepherd’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lauran Shaffer, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Louren C Shaffer, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Lauren Shaffer, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.