Alexander A Shaver

28 November 1829–2 December 1899 (Age 70)
Union Grove, Delaware, New York, United States

The Life of Alexander A

When Alexander A Shaver was born on 28 November 1829, in Union Grove, Delaware, New York, United States, his father, Jacob Henry Shaver, was 27 and his mother, Sarah (Sally) Merritt, was 26. He married Lucy A Slack on 1 June 1852, in Union Grove, Delaware, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in New York, United States in 1870 and Andes, Andes, Delaware, New York, United States for about 5 years. He died on 2 December 1899, in Union Grove, Delaware, New York, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Andes, Andes, Delaware, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander A Shaver
1829–1899
Lucy A Slack
1835–1933
Marriage: 1 June 1852
Elizabeth Mary Shaver
1855–1857
Malvina Shaver
1856–1937
Dianna Shaver
1859–
Peter J Shaver
1869–
Loretta Shaver
1874–
Emmett Jacob Shaver
1864–1933
Harland Alexander Shaver
1867–1950
Mary Shaver
1870–
Nicholas Shaver
1875–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 June 1852
Union Grove, Delaware, New York, United States
children

(9)

    Elizabeth Mary Shaver

    Female1855–1857Female

    Malvina Shaver

    Female1856–1937Female

    Dianna Shaver

    Female1859–Female

    Emmett Jacob Shaver

    Male1864–1933Male

    Male1867–1950Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Henry Shaver

    Male1802–1891Male

    Sarah (Sally) Merritt

    Female1803–1875Female

siblings

(10)

    Henry Shaver

    Male1826–Male

    Male1829–1899Male

    Gertrude A. Shaver

    Female1832–1899Female

    Jay B Shaver

    Male1834–1898Male

    Hiram Shaver

    Male1835–Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 1

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1863

Age 34

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of Dutch Schouwer, an occupational name for an inspector of market weights and measures, Dutch schouwer ‘inspector’.2 Altered form of German Schaefer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alex Shaver, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Alex Shaver, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Alexander Shaver, "United States Census, 1850"

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