Elmer Adam Schafer

Male31 July 1887–16 December 1954

Brief Life History of Elmer Adam

When Elmer Adam Schafer was born on 31 July 1887, in Martell, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, his father, Christian Schafer, was 30 and his mother, Clara Elizabeth Lauterbach, was 18. He married Ruby Alvira Conard on 22 September 1909, in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in University Place, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. He died on 16 December 1954, in Oxford, Furnas, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Oxford, Furnas, Nebraska, United States.

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Elmer Adam Schafer
Ruby Alvira Conard
Marriage: 22 September 1909
Col Ward Remond Schafer
Dorothy Sue Schafer
Paul Douglas Schafer

Sources (17)

  • Elmer A Schafer, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Elmer A Schafer, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Elmer A Schafer, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 September 1909Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries: 1889: Lancaster, Nebraska, United States

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 3

    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.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 19

    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

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) (Schäfer): see Schaefer .

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

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