George Clifton Schaefer

29 February 1888–14 June 1948 (Age 60)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of George Clifton

George Clifton Schaefer was born on 29 February 1888, in Kentucky, United States as the son of Charles Schaefer Jr and Wilhelmine Bertha Reutlinger. He married Alma Inez Blankenbaker on 24 June 1914. He died on 14 June 1948, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

George Clifton Schaefer
Alma Inez Blankenbaker
Marriage: 24 June 1914

Spouse and Children

24 June 1914

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Schaefer Jr


    Wilhelmine Bertha Reutlinger




    Matthew Charles Schaefer


    Adolph Karl Schaefer



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 4

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

Age 16

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

German (Schäfer) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a shepherd, from an agent derivative of German Schaf, Middle High German schāf ‘sheep’. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

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Sources (2)

  • George Schaefer in household of Bertha Schaefer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Georg Clifton Schaefer, "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960"

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