Daniel Eusebius Shaffer

5 May 1856–13 July 1942 (Age 86)
Monroe, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Daniel Eusebius

When Daniel Eusebius Shaffer was born on 5 May 1856, in Monroe, Tennessee, United States, his father, Isaac Shaffer, was 21 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Summit, was 19. He married Sarah Alice Moore on 22 December 1882, in Grayson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 7, Grayson, Texas, United States in 1900 and Washington, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died on 13 July 1942, in Thackerville, Love, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Mount Zion Cemetery, Thackerville, Love, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Eusebius Shaffer
1856–1942
Sarah Alice Moore
1864–1916
Marriage: 22 December 1882
Ollie Elizabeth Shaffer
1883–1967
Samuel Edgar Shaffer
1886–1888
Eunice Evelyn Shaffer
1888–1971
Mary E Shaffer
1890–1973
Lillie E Shaffer
1892–
Jesse Eusebius Shaffer
1894–1976
Paul Ellery Shaffer
1896–1974
Grayce E Shaffer
1898–1952

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 December 1882
Grayson, Texas, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 6

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 25

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Dannel E Shaffer in household of Isaac Shaffer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • David E Shaffer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Daniel Shaffer, "United States Census, 1930"

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