Annie Shaffer

28 October 1889–18 November 1950 (Age 61)
Niles, Trumbull, Ohio, United States

The Life of Annie

When Annie Shaffer was born on 28 October 1889, in Niles, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, her father, Samuel Watson Shaffer, was 40 and her mother, Isabel Lockart, was 31. She married James Andrew Murtaugh in 1919, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 18 November 1950, in Hubbard, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

James Andrew Murtaugh
Annie Shaffer
Marriage: 1919
Catherine Isabell Murtaugh
Mildred Louise Murtaugh

Spouse and Children

Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Watson Shaffer


    Isabel Lockart





    Minnie P Shaffer


    William Shaffer


    Mary Shaffer



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 17

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Murtaugh in household of James Murtaugh, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Annie Shaffer, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Annie Shaffer, "Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962"

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