Reverend Theodore Richard Schaffer

Male30 April 1932–27 April 2011

Brief Life History of Theodore Richard

When Reverend Theodore Richard Schaffer was born on 30 April 1932, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Warren Holcombe Schaffer Sr., was 41 and his mother, Anna Elizabeth Hess, was 38. He married Suzanne Shaffer on 17 December 1955. He died on 27 April 2011, in Hubbard, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Lutheran Theological Seminary Memorial Garden, Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Reverend Theodore Richard Schaffer
Suzanne Shaffer
Marriage: 17 December 1955

Sources (3)

  • Theodore R Schaffer, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Funeral home records for Ted Schaffer (spouse Suzanne Shaffer; spouse of Warren H& Anna Elizabeth Schaffer; father of Heather Lubold, Marian Aboud, James W; Warren)
  • Ted, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 December 1955
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 3

    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    1935 · The Social Security Act

    Age 3

    This Act was created a basic right to a pension in old age, and insurance against unemployment.


    Age 21

    President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a law recognizing that Ohio was admitted into the Union, since it had previously slipped through the cracks. The official date of admittance was agreed upon as March 1, 1803, ratified as of May 19, 1953.

    Name Meaning

    German: occupational name for a steward or bailiff, from an agent derivative of Middle High German schaffen ‘to manage’. It is also found in France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), Hungary, Denmark, Czechia, Slovakia, and Slovenia; see also 3 below.

    South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) (Schäffer): variant of Schäfer (see Schaefer ). It is also found in Hungary, Denmark, Czechia, Slovakia, and Slovenia. Compare Cheffer , Schaeffer , Shaeffer , Shafer , Shaffer , and Sheaffer .

    Germanized form of Hungarian Sáfár, Slovenian and Croatian Šafar or Šafer, Czech Šafář or Šafer, Slovak Šafár, cognates of 1 above (see Safar ).

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

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