John Phillip Schaeffer

24 April 1811–16 June 1867 (Age 56)
Burrell Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Phillip

When John Phillip Schaeffer was born on 24 April 1811, in Burrell Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Phillip Schaeffer, was 32 and his mother, Maria Catherine Elizabeth Zerfass, was 36. He married Susanna Ohlinger in 1835, in Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Kittanning, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. He died on 16 June 1867, in Burrell Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Burrell Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Phillip Schaeffer
1811–1867
Susanna Ohlinger
1816–1875
Marriage: 1835
David L Shaeffer
1834–1889
William Schaeffer
1835–1892
Josiah J Schaeffer
1838–1884
Joana Jones Schaeffer
1839–
Harriet Schaeffer
1840–1870
Mary Jane Schaeffer
1843–1894
Amy Schaeffer
1845–
Emma Schaeffer
1845–
Isaac N Schaeffer
1848–1916
Jackson Schaeffer
1851–1887
Levi Schaeffer
1852–
Susanna Margaret Schaeffer
1855–1924
James Milton Schaeffer
1858–1927
Clara Lucinda Schaeffer
1861–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1835
Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(14)

    David L Shaeffer

    Male1834–1889Male

    William Schaeffer

    Male1835–1892Male

    Josiah J Schaeffer

    Male1838–1884Male

    Joana Jones Schaeffer

    Female1839–Female

    Harriet Schaeffer

    Female1840–1870Female

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(24)

+19 More Children

World Events (7)

1812

Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 1

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

German:1. variant of Schaffer 1. 2. variant of Schaefer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Philip Shaeffer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Philip Shaffer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Philip Shaeffer, "Find A Grave Index"

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